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December 31

December 31

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December 31 – 1621= Bethlen Gabor renounces royal title in exchange for liberty for Protestants Revelation 19:16 On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords. Bethlen Gabor, also known as Gabriel Bethlen, was a prince of Transylvania (a section of Hungry).  He lived under the […]

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December 30

December 30

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December 30 – 1878 = Sheboygan Classis establishes a day school for Winnebago Indians by missionary Jacob Hauser John 1:29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! The Winnebago Indians were not an affluent group because they had not […]

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December 29

December 29

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December 29 – 1876 = Philip P Bliss, hymnwriter dies in train crash. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. Philip P. Bliss was a talented musician and song writer who eventually turned his talents into writing […]

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December 28

December 28

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December 28 – 1618  “Certainty of Grace” delivered by Scultetus at Synod of Dort Galatians 1:9 As we have said before, so now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a gospel contrary to the one you received, let him be accursed. The Synod of Dort met to decide the fate of the Arminians […]

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December 27

December 27

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December 27 – 1706 = Second meeting of the Presbytery of Philadelphia John 4:35 Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, then comes the harvest’? Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest. The Presbyterian Church here in America all traces its roots back to […]

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December 26

December 26

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December 26 – 1647 =  Scots visit Charles I in prison and promise to raise an army for him if he allows Presbyterianism in Scotland. Psalm 146:3 Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation. Scotland had been Presbyterian since 1560.  They had just helped England put […]

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December 25

December 25

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December 25 – 1619 = 1555 = Bertrand de Bias trods Mass wafer under his foot Luke 2:7 And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. Christmas is one of the Five Feast Days […]

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December 24

December 24

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December 24 – 1818 = 1st Performance of Silent Night Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!” Josepf Mohr, a priest in the Austrian village of Obendorf composed the words to this now famous Christmas hymn.  Mohr took the words to his church’s organist, […]

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December 23

December 23

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December 23 – 1528 = the people of Basel marched to council from Carpenter Guild Hall to demand reformation.  Catholics barred their way with lances and maces, but they got through. Luke 1:33 and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.” Basel was the newest […]

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December 22

December 22

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December 22 – 1620 = Julian the Little Hernandez burned at stake for distributing bibles in Seville CHI and God’s Bible in Spanish pg.36-7 2 Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, Julian “the Little” Hernandez was burned at the stake […]

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