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02 – January 02 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

Johann Gerhard Oncken Baptists go to Germany 1884 – Johann Gerhard Oncken, the “Apostle of the German Baptists,” finished his course, and went home to be with His Lord. As a young Lutheran he had left his native Germany for England to serve an apprenticeship under a devout Presbyterian tradesman. He treasured his Bible, but it was only after a…

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89 – March 30 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

Absolom Backus Earle gave a report of his labors as a missionary in New York in 1938 which contained the following information.  He had labored faithfully at Mohawk, Auriesville, Fultonville, Fonda and vicinity for two years and at the close, he said, “I do not know of but one person that has given evidence of a new birth since I…

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61 – Mar – 02 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

The man whom time forgot Elder Jacob Knapp, probably the most successful evangelist of the 19th century has never been heard of by most of the people who lived after the turn of the 20th and certainly by those who live now.  He died on March 2, 1874 and even though his funeral was conducted on the following Lord’s Day…

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34 – Feb. 03 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

The Eternal Optimist Glen H Schunk was born in Scales Mound, Illinois, on February 3, 1918 into a German-Irish Catholic family. Glen met an honor student from his local school in Freeport, Illinois, on a blind date, Irma Hartwig. After two years of courtship, they married August 29, 1938, in Dubuque, Iowa.  Irma was converted at the age of thirteen….

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MODESTY: A Deeper Understanding by Evangelist Doug Sehorne.

MODESTY: A Deeper Understanding by Evangelist Doug Sehorne. This booklet conveys the Biblical basis for modesty among Christian people. In a day of immodesty, lust, fornication and adultery, this message will give the answer as to WHY God demands modesty for his people. Most books on the subject tell you the what of modesty, but this booklet explains the underlying truth behind God’s…

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An Old Dog Knows Whether it is Being Kicked or Stumbled Over!

An old, mangy dog knows whether it is being kicked or stumbled over, but many Christians don’t know the difference! While dedicated Christians are responsible for the founding and direction of this nation, we are now being pushed, pelted, persecuted, and prosecuted by unfair, unethical, even unlawful politicians at all levels of government. A county official in California wine country…

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THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

Many prayed for his grandfather’s prophet’s mantel to fall on November 01, 1961 – Mordecai F. Ham, Jr. passed into the presence of the Lord. He was one of the most prominent and powerful evangelists of the first half of the twentieth century. Almost a third of a million additions to the family of God were produced through his efforts!…

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