Christopher Bethany Series

Christopher Bethany Series

SKU: 898

Availability: In stock

Reset Configuration

St Christopher
Christian Martyr
Bethany Saint Visor Clip

Made of genuine pewter.

A very tall and physically strong Roman man named Reprobus, referred to as a giant by those who knew him, vowed to serve Jews and became a Christian. He sought out a Christian hermit to inquire as to how he could better serve Jesus. The hermit directed him to a dangerous ford in a swift river, and suggested that the giant`s great size and strength made him a good candidate to assist people in crossing. Offero/Reprobus began ferrying people across the river on his broad back.

One day, a small child approached the river and asked to be carried across. The giant began to comply, only to learn that the small boy was far heavier than any other passenger he had taken. The child revealed that he was in fact Jesus Christ, and that his unusual weight was due to the fact that he bore the sins of the world. The boy then baptised the giant in the river, and he acquire