A remarkable event occurred on this day at 11:30am, 25 June, 1788. The 21 year old convict, Samuel Peyton, entered into eternity courtesy of the hangman’s noose.
But unlike many of his convict comrades who suffered a similar fate, Peyton left behind a testament to his belief that, even in death, he was “firmly relying on the merits of a Blessed Redeemer.”
Listen in for one of the most heartfelt stories of repentance Australia’s colonial history has to offer, as well as a pointer to a Christian hope that still holds true today.
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