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297 – Oct 24 – This Day in Baptist History Past

“Amen-even so, come Lord Jesus’ October 24, 1826 – Ann Hasseltine Judson died in Burma, having been struck down by a violent fever, in the absence of her beloved missionary husband Adoniram. He had left for an extended journey that would consume several months. Writing to Ann’s mother he related, “Our parting was much less painful than many others had been….

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307 – Nov. 03 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Christ the True Refuge 1847 – Rev. and Mrs. I.J. Stoddard, appointed by the American Baptist Missionary Union, sailed from Boston on the Cato to serve the Lord in Assam. Rev. Stoddard’s expertise was in the field of education, however, he preached extensively, until nine years later when ill health forced them back to the states in 1856. After returning…

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279 – Oct. 06 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Thirty shots but none hit him  1846 – Eugenio Kincaid, along with others, laid the foundation for the University of Lewisburg (now Bucknell University) in Pennsylvania. He had gone to the area because his heart was burdened for missions, having been turned down by the Triennial Convention for service in Burma. Instead he planted a number of churches in the…

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277 – Oct. 04 – This Day in Baptist History Past

He published the Word 1829 – Cephas and Stella Bennett arrived in Calcutta, having sailed from Philadelphia the previous May. After spending several months observing the printing ministry of William Carey in India, they continued on to Maulmain, Burma, arriving on January 14, 1830. Cephas was born to the godly Rev. and Mrs. Alfred Bennett, pastor of the Baptist church…

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264 – Sept. 21 – This Day in Baptist History Past

A Deist leads Judson from infidelity 1808 – Adoniram Judson secured his horse from the home of his uncle where he had left it, and then started back to his home to regroup after having left to try his luck in the theater in N.Y. City. On the way back he stopped at a village Inn and took a room…

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251 – Sept. – 08 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Out of a Lonely Heart 1833 – Eliza G. Jones, wife of Rev. John Taylor Jones, missionaries to Burma and Siam, wrote the following from Bangkok, out of a lonely heart. “We feel that we are exiles from our native land, our beloved friends, the religious privileges we once enjoyed, and even from civilized life. Especially on the return of…

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223 – Aug 11 – This Day in Baptist History Past

The Lord of the Harvest provides the reapers Helen Maria Griggs was baptized and joined a Baptist church in Brookline, Mass., Aug. 11, 1822. She felt the call to Burma, and she married Francis Mason and spent their honeymoon aboard ship as they sailed the next day to Burma.   As a small girl Helen was very ill, but her mother…

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195 – July 14 – This Day in Baptist History Past

“A Person can die and not be afraid” John Taylor Jones was born at new Ipswich, New Hampshire. When he was about 15 years old, he received Christ as Savior and joined the Congregational Church in Ashby, Mass. During his biblical studies, he had a change of thinking concerning the mode and subjects of baptism and in 1828 he was…

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