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May 21, 2014

“God’s Mercy in Tribulation”

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Today’s Devotional – “God’s Mercy in Tribulation” May 20, 2014   Today in History 1602 – Martha’s Vineyard was first sighted by Captain Bartholomew Gosnold. 1804 – Lewis & Clark Expedition began their exploration of the Pacific Northwest. 1832 – The first Democratic National Convention was held in Baltimore, MD.   During the Northern War […]

May 20, 2014

“Blessed With Victory”

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Today’s  Devotional – “Blessed with Victory”   May 20, 2014   Today in History 325 –   The first Christian ecumenical council opened at Nicaea in Asia Minor. 1639 – Dorchester MA, formed the first tax paid school. 1775 – The citizens of Mecklenburg County, NC declared their independence from England.   During the War of […]

May 19, 2014

“God’s Treasure”

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May 19, 2014– Psalm 58: 6-11 – “The Treasure of God”   On this Day 1643 – Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut & New Harbor form the United Colonies of New          England 1780 – About midday, near-total darkness descended on much of New England causing panic, only lately understood to be caused by forest fires in […]

May 16, 2014

“Aliens or Citizens?”

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May 15, 2014– Psalm 58: 1-5 – “Aliens or Citizens?”   On this Day   1771 – The Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called “The Regulators”, occurs in present-day Alamance County, North Carolina. 1792 – Denmark abolishes slave trade   Events During Northern War […]

January 15, 2014

“Song To Be Sung!”

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January 15, 2014 – Psalm 57:4-11 – “A Song To Be Sung!”   On this Day 1697 – The citizens of Massachusetts spent a day of fasting and repentance for their roles in the 1692 Salem Witch Trials. Judge Samuel Sewall, who had presided over many of those 20 capital judgments, published a written confession […]

December 13, 2013

“Rejoice At His Birth!”

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  December 13, 2013 – Luke 1:14-16 – Rejoice at His Birth!   On this Day! 1759 – The first music store in America opened in Philadelphia, PA. 1823 – The birth of William W. How, an Anglican clergyman. Shunning the glory of higher ecclesiastical positions, How was known for his work among the poor […]

December 12, 2013

Worship At Christmas Time!

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December 12, 2013 – Psalm 96:1-7 “Worship at Christmas Time” On This Day 1479 – All Jews were expelled from Schlettstadt Alsace by Emperor Frederick III. 1712 – The South Carolina colony passed a “Sunday Law” requiring “all…persons whatsoever” to attend church each Sunday, to refrain from skilled labor, and to do no traveling by […]

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