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February 12

February 12

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February 12 – 1554 = Lady Jane Grey beheaded by Bloody Mary Psalm 51:1 “Have mercy upon me, o God, according to your steadfast love, according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.” Lady Jane Grey is one of the earliest victims of Bloody Mary and her hot displeasure of all Reformed Protestants.  Jane […]

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February 11

February 11

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February 11 – 1534 = Henry VIII is recognized as the supreme head of the Church of England 1 Samuel 8:7 “And the LORD said to Samuel, ‘Obey the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being a king over […]

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February 10

February 10

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February 10 – 1633 = Frederick V enters Frankfort on the Main with Gustavus Adolphous Romans 12:21 “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” Frederick V had been in hiding in the Netherlands for over 9 years while the Roman Catholic Maximillian used the Palatinate as his own.  Frederick suffered this […]

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February 9

February 9

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February 9 – 1555 = Thomas Hawkes condemned to death Psalm 47:1 “Clap your hands, all peoples.  Shout to God with loud songs of joy!” Thomas Hawkes worked for the Lord of Oxford.  He was a Protestant and firmly so.  He did not change his beliefs when Queen Mary took over the throne.  When he […]

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February 8

February 8

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February 8 – 1529 = Basel forbids Mass and becomes Reformed. Matthew 12:30 “Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.” There can be no middle ground.  Basel is a large canton of Switzerland.  For years it had tried to walk the middle road between Reformation and […]

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February 7

February 7

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February 7 – 1528 = whole canton of Bern has to stop the Mass. Deuteronomy 5:8 “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above or the earth beneath, the water that is under the earth.” Bern had held a great disputation between the Reformed […]

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February 6

February 6

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February 6 – 1619 = Stein, court preacher of Hesse, spoke on the Irresistibility of Grace at Dordt John 6:44 “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up on the last day.” The Synod of Dort continued its deliberations about the Remonstrants and […]

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February 5

February 5

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February 5 – 1555 = John Hooper burned at the stake Revelation 6:9-10 “When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and the witness they had borne.  They cried out with a loud voice, ‘O Sovereign Lord, holy and […]

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February 4

February 4

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February 4 – 1536 = First Helvetic Confession published Hebrews 10:23 “Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without waivering, for he who promised is faithful.” This 4th day of February, 1536, saw the publication in Latin of the First Helvetic Confession.  It was an attempt to unite all of Protestant Switzerland […]

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February 3

February 3

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February 3 – 1747 = Organization of Witpen Congregation by John Philip Boehm. Genesis 4:26 “To Seth also a son was born, and he called his name Enosh.  At that time people began to call upon the name of the LORD.” John Philip Boehm was originally a school teacher who immigrated to the American Colonies.  […]

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