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Holy Saturday

I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered...

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Today in Church History: The Death of Jonathan Edwards

b. October 5, 1703 – d. March 22, 1758 • Congregational Edwards, Jonathan (1703–1758). Calvinist theologian and philosopher, born in Windsor, Connecticut, on October 5, 1703, to Timothy (1669–1758) and Esther Edwards (1672–1771). His father and grandfather were Puritan...

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Today In Church History: The Death Of Cranmer

Cranmer, Thomas (1489–1556). A theologian and leader in the Church of England. Cranmer was born in Aslockton, England on July 2, 1489. His father was also named Thomas Cranmer and his mother was Agnes...

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Take and Eat…

One of the great frustrations of my life is my propensity to acquire books and not have time to read them. I’m always in acquisition mode which builds the frustration as the pile of...

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Happy Independence Day!

  Frederick Douglass: Excerpt from “The Meaning of July 4th For the Negro” “Pride and patriotism, not less than gratitude, prompt you to celebrate and to hold it in perpetual remembrance. I have said...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

The prayer of a child victim of the Holocaust found in Ravensbruck concentration camp… Lord, remember not only those of good will, but remember also those who have hurt us, and those who have...