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Congress and Chaplains

March Articles, Prayer, Projects

ListenThis post is part 3 of the series:Our Projects $TBA Coming Soon... From the very beginning of America's national life, the Christian Faith and Her ministers have been constituent elements—and what may be affirmed with regard to America's national life may also be asserted concerning Her colonial life. The earliest charters granting English settlement in the New World advocated the Christian Faith, and the first constitutions of the thirteen colonies did the same. When America's Founding Fathers convened the First Continental Congress in 1774, it was determined they would begin their...Read more... Read more... -->

Power Through Prayer

Biblical, Historical, Prayer, Products

Listen $5 @ Amazon Store For more than a century, Edward McKendree Bounds (August 15, 1835 – August 24, 1913)—generally referred to as E. M. Bounds—has been one of the most highly read authors on the subject of prayer. His books have been read and treasured by thousands of ministers and laymen alike. Unimpressed by novel principles and practices, Edward urged the American Church in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries to resist the liberalism that was sweeping the nation under the guise of Darwinism and embrace the simple truth of the claims of the Gospel.The work reprinted in...Read more... Read more... -->

Watch-night Service: From Ale-house to Revolution

American History, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian History, Christian Living, December Articles

Listen December 31, 1776 Historic watch-night service at Old St. George Church, Philadelphia For generations of Americans, the memory of candles flickering at the close of watch-night services—as one year waned and another began to wax—is one that evokes reverent appreciation for the spiritual fervor of by-gone days. Though the observance of the watch-night service began to wane at the end of the twentieth century, its origin in both the British Isles and America are significant chapters in the spiritual life of these nations. In America, few realize the place that one watch-night service...Read more... Read more... -->

The Prayer Meeting That Saved England

Christian Living, December Articles, Prayer

ListenDec 31, 1738-January 1, 1739 Prayer meeting that saved EnglandThe Prayer Meeting That Saved England One need not scour Scripture too carefully to locate numerous divine responses to prayer. Abraham pled for divine mercy for the towns of Sodom and Gomora, and though the limits of justice were tested, God answered Abraham’s prayer for mercy. The lives of Moses, Hanna, Samuel, David, and many others—in both the Old and New Testaments—received divine responses to their earnest prayers.The Prayer Meeting That Saved England And, just as the pages of Scripture recount God’s answers to prayer,...Read more... Read more... -->

The Possibilities of Prayer

Christian Living, Devotional, Devotional Literature, Historical, Products

Listen $8 @ Each He is perhaps the foremost known author on prayer. Edward McKendree Bounds—named in honor of Methodist bishop, William McKendree—is remembered across denominational and theological lines for his insightful works on prayer. For more than a century, Bounds’ works—such as Power Through Prayer and many others—have been a source of inspiration to generations of ministers and laity alike. E. M. Bounds, as he is popularly known, was a Confederate chaplain, minister, and editor with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Having attained a position of editorial leadership in his...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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