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302 – Oct. 29 – This Day in Baptist History Past

“Greatness is measured by usefulness” 1865 – Was the day that William Harris went to be with the Lord.  For a year   his health had been failing but he continued to conduct his family worship until paralysis deprived him of his ability to speak. He even then insisted that his family should gather to pray and read the scriptures. On…

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333 – Nov. 29 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

“A bold patient Sufferer for ye Lord Jesus” November 29, 1685 – George Fownes died in the Gloucester, England jail. The faithful clerk of the Broadmead Church in Bristol inserted the event into the records of the church in the following words, “…having been kept there for Two years and about 9 months a Prisoner, unjustly and maliciously, for ye…

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