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Richard Henry Lee

Richard Henry Lee

American History, Christian History, June Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

June 19, 1794 Richard Henry Lee, signer of the Declaration of Independence, passed away Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies’ independence from Great Britain. He was a signatory to the Articles of Confederation and his famous resolution of...Read more... Read more...

The Christian Origin of Father’s Day

The Christian Origin of Father’s Day

Christian Calendar, June Articles, Schedule Post

Father’s Day in America Third Sunday in June Historically, one of the first objectives of a conquering nation was to re-write the history of the conquered nation, thereby erasing the values and history of the conquered nation along with its national fathers and its heroes and heroines. Since the early part of the twentieth century, secularists, Marxists, and the irreligious have...Read more... Read more...

Philip Livingston

Philip Livingston

American History, Christian Calendar, Christian History, June Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

June 12, 1778 Death of Signer, Philip Livingston Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778) was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and signed the Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

June 12, 1775: First Congressional Fasting and Prayer Proclamation

June 12, 1775: First Congressional Fasting and Prayer Proclamation

Congressional Spiritual Proclamations, June Articles

This post is part 1 of the series:When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks to GodJune 12, 1775 The Second Continental Congress issues the first of sixteen spiritual proclamations concerning prayer, fasting, humiliation, and thanksgiving Before adjourning the First Continental Congress on October 26, 1774, representatives stipulated that if the grievances that existed...Read more... Read more...

George Wythe

George Wythe

American History, Christian Calendar, Christian History, June Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

June 8, 1806 Death of Signer, George Wythe George Wythe (1726 – June 8, 1806) was the first American law professor, a noted classics scholar and Virginia judge, as well as a prominent opponent of slavery. The first of the seven Virginia signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence, Wythe served as one of Virginia’s representatives to the Continental Congress and...Read more... Read more...

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"This Congress, therefore, considering the present critical, alarming and calamitous state of these colonies, do earnestly recommend that Thursday, the 20th day of July next, be observed, by the inhabitants of all the English colonies on this continent, as a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer... "
– Congressional Prayer Proclamation
Journals of Congress, 2:87-88.
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