Archive for March, 2016

March 31

March 31

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March 31 – 1631 – John Donne dies.  Poet of church of England John Donne was a minister in the Church of England and he faithfully performed that job; however, he is best known for his religious poetry.  He died on March 31, 1631.  Perhaps it best if just a sample of his work is […]

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March 30

March 30

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March 30 – 1661 =  Samuel Rutherford died Last words Galatians 1:10 “For am I now seeking the approval of man or of God?  Or am I trying to please man?  If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.” Samuel Rutherford was a Scottish minister and a […]

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March 29

March 29

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March 29 – 1935 = Machen found guilty for supporting Independent Mission Board Genesis 45”7 “And God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant on earth, and to keep alive for you many survivors.” Gresham Machen was a famous Presbyterian pastor, author, and professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, whose defrocking on March […]

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March 28

March 28

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March 28 – 1533 = Seven Frieborg merchants stop the Romanists from massacring the Genevan Protestants Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” On March 28th, 1533 Geneva was on the brink of Reformation, and a massacre to prevent it.  The priests and some leaders of the town […]

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March 27

March 27

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March 27 – 1547 = Juan Diaz murdered by his brother and accomplice Matthew 10:35 “For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.” Juan Diaz was a Reformer from Spain.  He studied abroad and visited Calvin in Geneva and Bucer […]

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March 26

March 26

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March 26 – 1555 = Ferrar bishop of St. David’s condemned to the stake for Protestantism. Daniel 3:17-18 “If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king.  But if not, be it known to […]

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March 25

March 25

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March 25 – 1807 = Anti-Slave Trade signed by king of England culminating William Wilberforce’s work. Philemon v.16 “no longer as a slave, but more than a slave, as a beloved brother – especially to me how much more to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord.” William Wilberforce was a Christian statesman.  […]

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March 24

March 24

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March 24 – 1692 = Rebecca Nurse and Dorcas Good, a 4 year old, are sent to prison as witches. John 8:44 “You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires.  He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth because there […]

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March 23

March 23

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March  23- 1690 = Rev. Henry Hochholzer preaches on John 5:19,20 and removed as a heretic for it. 1 Corinthians 5:6 “Your boasting is not good.  Do you not know a little leaven leavens the whole lump?” The council of Zurich called before it Rev. Henry Hochholzer on March 23, 1690.  Hochholzer had recently preached […]

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March 22

March 22

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March 22 – 1594 = Henry IV enters Paris  “Paris is worth a Mass” 2 Timothy 4:10 “For Demas in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica.” On March 22, 1594 Henry of Navarre forsook the Reformed faith and took upon himself the church of Rome all in order to […]

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