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September 26

September 26

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September 26 – 1531 = First Basel Confession presented to Basel Council by Oecolampadius Ezra 10:11 “Now then make confession to the LORD, the God of your fathers and do his will.  Separate yourselves from the peoples of the land and from the foreign wives.” John Oecolampadius was the primary reformer of the city of […]

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September 25

September 25

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September 25 – 1611 = Gisbertus Voetius ordained to ministry Psalm 74:22 “Arise, o God, defend your cause; remember how the foolish scoff at you all the day!” On September 25, 1611, Gisbertus Voetius was ordained to the gospel ministry by the Reformed church in the Netherlands. He was 22 years of age.  Voetius was […]

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September 24

September 24

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September 24 -1734 = Pastor George Weiss led a group of Schwekenfelders in a Thanksgiving service for safe travel across the Atlantic to Penn. Psalm 105:1 “Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!” Pastor George Weiss was a Reformed minister who was ordained in Heidelberg […]

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September 23

September 23

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September 23 – 1857= 6 people attend a prayer meeting at North Reformed Dutch Church in New York starting the revival of 1857. Jonah 3:5 “And the people of Nineveh believed God.  They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them.” Sometimes it is referred to as […]

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September 22

September 22

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September 22 – 1692 = Martha Corey, member in good standing of the church, executed at Salem Witch Trials;; Exodus 20:16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” The Salem Witch Trials are a sad episode in church history, and it is really with Martha Corey they take off.  Several women had been […]

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September 21

September 21

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September 21 – 1567 = Carnesecchi condemned to death in Inquisition.   “A glance at the Italian Inquisition: sketch of Pietro Carnesecchi pgs.40-82 1 Peter 4:16 “Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name.” Pietro Carnesecchi was an Italian Reformer and a part of […]

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September 20

September 20

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September 20 – 1838 = Marie Rafaravavy flees Madagascar to England Isaiah 8:10 “Take counsel together, but it will come to nothing.  Speak a word, but it will not stand.  For God is with us.” On September 20, 1838 Maria Rafaravavy leads her four Christian friends to Mr. Johns, a former London Missionary Society missionary […]

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September 19

September 19

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September 19 – 1729 = Adopting Act passed unanimously Ephesians 4:13 “until we all attain the unity of the true faith, and the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure and stature of the fullness of Christ.” One of the major moments in American Presbyterian history occurred on September 19, […]

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September 18

September 18

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September 18 – 1905 Death of George MacDonald George MacDonald was a Scottish minister, whose theology is a little off, but is better known for his communication of great spiritual truths through his beautiful works of fiction and fantasy.  MacDonald died on September 18, 1905.  His work “The Princess and the Goblin” was described as […]

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September 17

September 17

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September 17 – 1575 = Death of Henry Bullinger 2 Kings 2:15 “Now when the sons of the prophets, who were at Jericho saw them opposite them, they said, “The Spirit of Elijah rests upon Elisha”.  And they came to meet him and bowed to the ground before him.” Henry Bullinger was Ulrich Zwingli’s successor […]

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