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Button Gwinnett

American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, May Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

ListenButton Gwinnett (1735 – May 19 or 27, 1777) was an British-born American political leader who, as a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, was the second of the signatories (first signature on the left) on the United States Declaration of Independence. He was also, briefly, the provisional president of Georgia in 1777, and Gwinnett County (now a major suburb of metropolitan Atlanta) was named for him. Gwinnett was killed in a duel by a rival, Lachlan McIntosh, following a dispute after a failed invasion of East...Read more... Read more... -->

Build Upon the Rock: John Quincy Adams’ Letters on the Bible and Its Teachings

Biblical, Historical, May Articles, Products, System

Listen $6 @ Each In 1809, President James Madison appointed John Quincy Adams as America's first ambassador to Russia. Leaving his oldest son behind in America, Mr. Adams—sensible of his spiritual obligation to his son—began to write a series of letters to help provide basic guidance to his son concerning his son's spiritual disciplines, the importance of Bible study, and it basic teachings. His admonition to his son was, "build upon the Rock" of the Lord Jesus Christ. Though written with their oldest son-George-in mind, Mr. Adams fully intended that these nine letters also be kept and...Read more... Read more... -->

Sabine Baring-Gould: “Onward Christian Soldiers”

History of Hymns, May Articles, Role of Pastors, Schedule Post

ListenPentecost Sunday, 1865 'Onward Christian Soldiers' first sung One of the most prodigious examples of Christian ministry is found in the legacy of the Anglican priest who gave the world the much-loved song, "Onward Christian Soldiers." Generations of Christian children were raised singing the verses of this song with wide-eye enthusiasm and even more gusto as they sang its refrain. The life and ministry of this song's author is a legacy of both articulated Christian principles and ardent Christian practice. For this reason, believers of every generation will be greatly edified...Read more... Read more... -->

The Christian Origin of the Red Cross

Biography, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Ethics, Christian Living, Christian Social Influence, Christian Witness, June Articles, May Articles

ListenJune 24, 1859 Battle of Solferino, Italy Like so many institutions, organizations, and benevolent agencies, the Red Cross had its origin in the Christian Faith. As noted below in the brief thumbnail sketch, the Christian faith of banker and businessman, Henry Dunant, was the impetus behind the compassion that has been and continues to be extended to millions around the world. The warm Christian hearts of his parents touched their own community but flowed more intensely through their son to a deeply troubled and hurting world.Red CrossChristian Origin of the Red Cross Article...Read more... Read more... -->

Josiah Bartlett

American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, May Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

ListenJosiah Bartlett (November 21, 1729 – May 19, 1795) was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. He was later Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature and Governor of the...Read more... Read more... -->

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"I am a Christian. I believe only in the Scriptures, and in Jesus Christ my Savior. "
– Charles Thomson
Secretary of Congress (1774-89)
Rush, Travels through Life, 208
"The brief exposition of the constitution of the United States, will unfold to young persons the principles of republican government; and it is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the Bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion. "
– Noah Webster, "Schoolmaster of America"
History of the United States, 6
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