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Confession of Genesius of Rome


Genesius was an actor in Rome who converted to Christianity later in life. After becoming a Christian he was martyred. While being “stretched on the rack, long tormented and torn with claws, and burnt with torches” he made the following confession of faith.

There is no king but him whom I have seen; he it is that I worship and adore. Were I to be killed a thousand times for my allegiance to him, I should still go on as I have begun, I should still be his man. Christ is on my lips, Christ is in my heart; no torments can ever taken him from me. I am very sorry for the mistake I made in sneering at the holy name in holy men and coming so late to worship the true King, thinking I knew better than to be a soldier of his.


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