No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer. - 2 Timothy 2:4
Ulrich Zwingli, Bold Soldier of Jesus Christ
It was the Fall of 1531 and war was imminent among rival territories (called cantons) in Switzerland. In October the city of Zurich was attacked. The few troops from Zurich were soon defeated and one of the great Protestant reformers, Ulrich Zwingli was killed in battle. So hated was Zwingli that his enemies cut his body into four pieces and tossed them into a fire. His last words were, “They may kill the body but not the soul.”
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