Archive for December 12th, 2019

Today in History December 12th with Bill Federer

Today in History December 12th with Bill Federer

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Pennsylvania became the 2nd State to join the Union, DECEMBER 12, 1787. The Continental Congress had met there, the Declaration of Independence was signed there, and the Liberty Bell was rung there.  The Continental Army spent the freezing winter of 1777 at Valley Forge there. In 1787, the Constitution was written there, and from 1790-1800, the United States Capitol was […]

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The Cross

The Cross

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

A young man was at the end of his rope, seeing no way out, dropped to his knees in prayer. “Lord, I can’t go on,” he said. “I have too heavy of a cross to bear.” The Lord replied, “My son, if you can’t bear its weight, just place your cross inside this room. Then, open that other door and […]

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Evangelism: The Fleecing of the Flock

Evangelism: The Fleecing of the Flock

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I consider myself more than fortunate to have come to the Lord under the guidance of a real old time evangelist who didn’t pass a collection plate at any of his services.  He was there to PREACH THE WORD OF GOD – to Lay Hands on those who were ready to receive healing from God.   It makes my heart sick to […]

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Quote of Today

Quote of Today

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” Patrick Henry An American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 […]

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Tinsel

Tinsel

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Tinsel was invented in Germany around 1610. At that time real silver was used, and machines were invented which pulled the silver out into the wafer thin strips for tinsel. Silver was durable, but tarnished quickly, especially with candlelight. Attempts were made to use a mixture of lead and tin, but this was heavy and tended to break under its […]

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Christian Perseverance

Christian Perseverance

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Written by  William F. Jasper Meriam Ibrahim sat shackled in Khartoum’s Omdurman Federal Women’s Prison, sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging. Her 20-month-old son, Martin Wani, who shared her prison cell, was ill from the filth and the stress of the imprisonment. And now, Ibrahim, a Christian Sudanese who was pregnant when arrested, would deliver her second child […]

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Christmas Quote December 12th

Christmas Quote December 12th

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet whose works include “Paul Revere’s Ride”, The Song of Hiawatha, and “Evangeline”. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri’s The Divine […]

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December 12th in History

December 12th in History

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 12 is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 19 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Edburga of Minster-in-Thanet Feast of the Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico) Vicelinus Constitution Day (Russia, 1993-2005) Feast of Masá’il (“Questions”), the […]

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