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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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Dr. and Mrs. Greg J. Dixon Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

On this day sixty years ago, Sept. 4, 1953, I married Wanda Lee Hillenburg of Pleasant Hope, Missouri.  Outside of receiving the Lord Jesus Christ as my Savior it, was the best decision that I ever made in my entire life. Pro 31:10  Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.  11b  The heart 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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216 – Aug. 04 – This Day in Baptist History Past

He soon preached the gospel 1744 – Elder Eleazer Clay was was born in Virginia.  He received Christ as Savior in August of 1771, joined the Baptist church and was soon preaching the gospel. He came to Chesterfield County and built a meetinghouse and started the first Baptist church in that area.  He stayed there for over sixty years!  He went…

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM DR. KENT HOVIND

Here is a REMINDER that this VERY IMPORTANT LETTER has to be in the hands of the Judge by July 24th…that’s this week!!  Would you please consider typing or writing one up and popping it in the mail on Monday (ASAP).  Oh, how this would help!  THANK YOU! (Also, as a side note, Kent said that it may be helpful…

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43 – Feb. 12 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

  “Be faithful unto death!”     On this day, and just six days short or her twenty-fourth birthday, Luba Skvortsova was arrested when the Russian police raided the home where the celebration was taking place.  When the day of her trial finally came about she could see her parents and a multitude of her friends at the court building. …

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