Through persecutions God builds his church. This was not different during the time of Guido de Brès, the author of the Belgic Confession. This article looks at the life of this man, and his work through the suffering he endured under the Roman Catholic Church. This article shows how God directs history in his providence to the upbuilding of his church.
Though Lutherans and Reformed believers may have their differences, this article shows that there was a time when they were close allies. It does this by looking at the effort of Guido de Brès in trying to unite the Reformed and Lutherans together, pointing out that when he wrote Article 29 of the Belgic Confession about the false church, Lutherans were not considered as part of this category.