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May 6

May 6

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May 6 – 1531 = Pierre Viret preaches his first sermon 20 years old Psalm 119:103 “How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” Pierre Viret is a forgotten reformer today, but was a mighty preacher of Christ during his day.  He was born in 1511 in Orbe, Switzerland.  […]

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May 5

May 5

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May 5 – 1817 = Caesar Malan preaches the gospel again in Geneva pg. Ephesians 2:8 “For by grace you have been saved through faith.  And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” Henry Caesar Malan was already a preacher before he was converted.  That fact stands as a testimony […]

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May 4

May 4

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May 4 – 1533 = Death of Canon Wernli of Geneva, blood thirsty priest Esther 7:10 “And the king said ‘Hang him on that.’  And so they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordeci.  And the wrath of the king abated.” Geneva had not yet become Protestant in 1533.  The preaching […]

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May 3

May 3

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May 3 – 1895 = Cornelius Van Til born in Grootegast, Groningen, Netherlands Matthew 12:30 “Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me, scatters.” On this day, May 3, 1895, in Grootegast, Netherlands, Cornelius Van Til was born.  His family were dairy farmers.  The Van Til’s immigrated to […]

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May 2

May 2

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May 2 – 1595 – Bremen Consensus Ephesians 4:3 “eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” Bremen was an important city under the rule of Count John VI of Nassau-Dillenburg.  Count John was Reformed, and he had taken over what was a Luthern country, especially Bremen.  John was determined […]

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May 1

May 1

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May 1, 1555 = Synod of Pinczow meets in Poland 1 Corinthians 4:14 “I do not write these things to make you ashamed, but to admonish you as my beloved children.” The Synod of Pinczow in Poland was sitting and doing the business of the church.  The Synod had just established the Reformed Church in Poland […]

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April 30

April 30

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April 30 – 1882 = Nelmvo converts to Christianity.  First Protestant convert in Congo. Revelation 7:9 “After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes and palm branches […]

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April 29

April 29

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April 29 – 1647 = Westminster Confession of Faith finished with Scripture proofs. Hebrews 4:14 “Since then we have a great high priest who passed through the heavens, Jesus, the son of God, let us hold fast our confession.” The Westminster Confession of Faith is one of the most widely used Reformed confessions in the […]

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April 28

April 28

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April 28 – 1872 – Frances Ridley Havergal writes “Lord speak to me that I may speak” Psalm 23:5 “You prepare a table for me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil, my cup overflows.” Frances Ridley Havergal is a famous hymnist.  She was born in 1836, and grew into […]

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April 27

April 27

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April 27 – 1642 = Thomas Goodwin preaches before Parliament and made a member of the Westminster Assembly Ezekiel 29:37 “when I have brought them back from the peoples and gathered them from their enemies’ lands, and through them vindicated my holiness in the sight of many nations.” Thomas Goodwin was a famous Puritan minister […]

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