All she had to do to get out of jail was to say, “I recant.”

Marie Durand, ( 1711-1776)  spent 38 years in jail for the crime of honoring God over man’s laws. Originally posted at Huguenot Heritage. My Huguenot ancestors were known to be courageous and strong in their faith. They believed in salvation by faith in Christ and Christ alone. Many had to pay a high price for their religious convictions. Their desire was to please God above all else. They understood that God’s Word is the authority that governs all of life. No human law is above God’s law. The Huguenots stood by that, even if it meant being imprisoned, tortured, or … Continue Reading “All she had to do to get out of jail was to say, “I recant.””