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President’s Day

American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, February

Listen Third Monday of February President's Day The Father of America, George Washington, was born on February 22. But in honor of our first President, the third Monday of February has been designated as the day to remember his stature in America's life. In 1880, a federal holiday honoring George Washington was implemented by and Act of Congress for government offices in the District of Columbia and expanded in 1885 to include all federal offices. Originally, Washington's actual birthday, February 22, was celebrated on the day of his birth, but in January 1971, the Uniform Monday...Read more... Read more... -->

William Ellery

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

Listen February 15, 1820 Death of Signer, William Ellery William Ellery (December 2, 1727 – February 15, 1820) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island. In 1764, the Baptists consulted with Ellery and the Congregationalist Reverend Ezra Stiles on writing a charter for the college that became Brown...Read more... Read more... -->

Lincoln’s Birthday

American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, February

Listen February 12, 1809 Birth of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He is remembered most for having successfully led his country through one of the greatest crises in American history—the American Civil War. His efforts led to the preservation of the Union, the abolition of slavery, and promotion of economic and financial modernization of America. Celebrating Our Christian Heritage! We are a user supported non-profit organization.  Your small...Read more... Read more... -->

Thirteenth Amendment Sermon in United States Capitol

American History, Christian History

ListenThe Republican Party arose to champion the cause of the abolition of slavery, and to punctuate the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment by the Congress, a former slave was invited to deliver a sermon at the church in the Capitol. The details surrounding this event and the sermon he delivered are presented below. Click to read the entire article… February 12, 1865 Thirteenth Amendment Celebrated When the minority are permitted to rule, the majority will suffer. This fact is never so clearly stated by American history than the events that flowed out of the Declaration of Independence....Read more... Read more... -->

The Spiritual Journey of Benjamin Franklin

American History, Christian History

ListenFor nearly a century, secularists and the irreligious have been seeking to rewrite America's Christian history to conform it to their worldview. They would have the world believe that America's Founding Fathers were atheists, agnostics, and deists, but the fact is, none of the Founding Fathers fit any of these classifications—including Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. The History Channel and other popular media outlets have long advocated a rewriting of American history that began in the first quarter of the twentieth century. The real evidence demonstrates that America's...Read more... Read more... -->

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"Forasmuch as it is the indispensable duty of all men to adore the superintending providence of Almighty God; to acknowledge with gratitude their obligation to him for benefits received, and to implore such farther blessings as they stand in need of...It is therefore recommended to the legislative or executive powers of these United States, to set apart Thursday, the eighteenth day of December next, for solemn thanksgiving and praise; that with one heart and one voice the good people may express the grateful feelings of their hearts, and consecrate themselves to the service of their divine benefactor... "
– Congressional Prayer Proclamation
Journals of Congress, 9:854-855
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