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March 20, 1779: Fifth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

March 20, 1779: Fifth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American Christianity, Christian Calendar, Christian History, March Articles

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March 19, 1782: Eighth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

March 19, 1782: Eighth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American Christianity

March 19, 1782 Congress issues eighth fasting proclamation to states Far from pushing Christianity and religious observance from the life of government, the Continental Congress (and subsequent Confederation Congress) endorsed and encouraged Christian observances such as fasting, prayer, and thanksgiving. No single denomination or church was permitted to dominate at the congressional...Read more... Read more...

Standing Against the King: Bishop Thomas Ken

Standing Against the King: Bishop Thomas Ken

Anglican Churches, Christian History, Christian Living, Denominations & Sects of the Church, History of Hymns, Music

March 19, 1711 Bishop Thomas Ken passes away Each time the Doxology is sung, Christians should deeply sense the reverence and gratitude its words evoke for a holy God, but they should also hear its accompanying invitation to fidelity to the Word and will of God. In contemporary America, the clergy are less ready to stand against social, moral, and political decadence than were previous...Read more... Read more...

Patrick Was a Christian Missionary

Patrick Was a Christian Missionary

Christian Calendar, Christian History, Christian Living, March Articles

Like St. Nicholas, St. Patrick is more readily known through the lens of contrived folklore than through what may more accurately be determined concerning his life and ministry. Accompanying the expansion of Christianity was a desire to demonstrate the superiority of the Christian faith to an unbelieving world. Often nominal Christians developed stories about the heroes of Christianity...Read more... Read more...

March 16, 1776: Second Congressional Fasting Proclamation

March 16, 1776: Second Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American Christianity, March Articles

March 16, 1776 Congress issues second fasting proclamation to states The Christian influence upon the formation of the Thirteen English colonies prior to the American Revolution, may be seen everywhere in the historical records of each colony. During and following the Revolution, America’s Founding Fathers continued to influence the politics of their states and nation with their...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"
Webster, History of the United States, 6
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