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Lost Episode for August 5

Lost Episode for August 5

Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and one of the most prominent Founders. He was a physician, writer, humanitarian and educator, founding Dickinson College. Dr. Rush was also a devoted follower of Christ. On August 5, 1801, Dr. Rush wrote to John Montgomery about a pastor who reflected an all-out, […]

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Lost Episode for August 7

Lost Episode for August 7

Born on August 7, 1742, Nathanael Greene was the son of a Quaker, and Rev. Ezra Stiles, later President of Yale, was a mentor. He began the war as a Militia Private and ended up as a Major General in the Revolutionary War. On June 4, 1775, while at Camp Prospect Hill, Nathanael Greene wrote […]

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Thomas Jefferson Writes About the Christian Religion

Written by on October 12, 2013 in Christian History with 0 Comments
Thomas Jefferson Writes About the Christian Religion

On August 6, 1816, Thomas Jefferson wrote to Mrs. Harrison Smith regarding his letter to Charles Thomson, January 9, 1816: “I recognize the same motives of goodness in the solicitude you express on the rumor supposed to proceed from a letter of mine to Charles Thomson, on the subject of the Christian religion. It is […]

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John Adams on Suffering and Eternal Life

Written by on October 11, 2013 in Christian History with 0 Comments
John Adams on Suffering and Eternal Life

Once bitter political rivals, but now reconciled as friends, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were prolific in their correspondence later in life. Not surprisingly, the subject turned to matters of faith. On August 9, 1816, John Adams wrote Jefferson about a renowned Dutch pastor, and then turned to the sufferings of this life and the […]

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