On this date in 1567, the author of the Belgic Confession was martyred.  Guido de Brès was executed by the Spanish authorities for celebrating the Lord’s Supper contrary to their orders.  You can read more about his martyrdom here in an eyewitness account.  We can be thankful to God for the faithfulness witness and ministry of martyrs like de Brès!  We should continue to remember in prayer and deed those who continue to suffer for Christ.