Archive for February, 2016

February 29

February 29

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February 29 – 1582 = Gregorian Calendar announced in 1582 on Feb 24 Genesis 1:5 “And God called the light day and the darkness he called night.  And there was evening and morning, the first day.” Today is a leap year, and thus the 29th of February.  The Gregorian Calendar is the most widely used […]

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February 28

February 28

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February 28 – 1584 Birth of Frederick Henry of Orange Ruth 4:14 “The women said to Naomi, ‘Blessed be the LORD , who has not left you this day without a redeemer, and may his name be renowned in Israel’.” On February 28, 1584 Frederick Henry of Orange was born to William and Louisa.  The […]

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February 27

February 27

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February 27 – 1594 = Henry of Navarre is crowned King of France after converting to Romanism. 2 Timothy 4:10 “For Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica.  Crescans has gone to Galatian.  Titus to Dalmatia.” Henry of Navarre was raised in a Reformed home, fought alongside the […]

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February 26

February 26

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February 26 – 1401 – William Sawtrey condemned to die, the 1st Lollard to be so condemned   William Sawtrey was a priest in England who became convinced of the truth of the teachings of John Wycliffe, and man rightly called the Morning Star of the Reformation.  Sawtrey was thrown in prison on charges of […]

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February 25

February 25

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February 25 – 1826 death of Anna Schlatter Song of Solomon 2:16 “My beloved is mine and I am His.  He grazes among the lilies.” Anna Schlatter was born in St. Gall to a manufacturer, and baptized in the Reformed church, but when she was7 her mother and father die leaving her an orphan.  She […]

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February 24

February 24

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February 24 -1886 = Death of Samuel Wolcott Congregationalist author of hymns such as Christ for the World We Sing Romans 1:8 “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed through all the world.” Samuel Wolcott was pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church in Cleveland, OH.  He […]

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February 23

February 23

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February 23 -1455 = the date recognized as the first publication of the Guttenburg Bible Hebrews 4:12 “The word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and spirit, of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” February 23, 1455 is […]

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February 22

February 22

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February 22 -1863 = Dedication of a Reformed Church near the old Tower of Constance where Reformed women were kept imprisoned. 2 Timothy 1:8 “Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but sharing in suffering for the gospel by the power of God.” February 22, 1863 […]

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February 21

February 21

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21 -1869 = Queen Ranavalona II of Madagascar converts to Christianity through the efforts of the London Missionary Society Isaiah 52:7 “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion Your God reigns.” In […]

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February 20

February 20

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February 20 – 1529 = Mass Abolished in Strasburg Matthew 10:28 “Do not fear those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul.  Rather fear him who can destroy both body and soul. In hell.” On February 20, 1529 the ruling body of Strasborg, the Three Hundred, voted to abolish the Mass and follow […]

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