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  • ~TODAY IN HISTORY~

    On May 25, 1787, the Constitutional Convention began at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia after enough delegates showed up for a quorum.

    In 1935, Babe Ruth hit his last three career home runs – nos. 712, 713, and 714 – for the Boston Braves in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (The Pirates…[Read more]

  • Vel Hobbs posted an update in the group Group logo of SermonsSermons 6 hours, 7 minutes ago

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    “Everyone that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.” (MATTHEW 7:8)

    Heavenly Father, Thou hast prepared things for us that we can have only if we believe in Thy Son – Jesus Christ and receive Him into our hearts and lives as our personal Lord and Savior and then follow…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 1 day, 5 hours ago

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    On May 24, 1775, John Hancock was unanimously elected President of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, succeeding Peyton Randolph.

    In 1844, Samuel F. B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.

    In 1935, the first major league…[Read more]

  • Vel Hobbs posted an update in the group Group logo of SermonsSermons 1 day, 7 hours ago

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    “I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on Me should not abide in darkness.” (JOHN 12:46)

    O God, thank You for salvation thru Jesus Christ. Draw me closer to You, and help me to trust You always, especially in times of trouble. Abba Father, in the tough times, as well as the good times, help us to…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 2 days, 7 hours ago

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    On May 23, 1430, Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians, who sold her to the English.

    In 1533, the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon was declared null and void by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer.

    In 1788, South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the United States…[Read more]

  • Vel Hobbs posted an update 3 days, 6 hours ago

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    WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE?

    JOHN 4: 5-42 … VERSE 42: Then they said to the woman, “Now we believe, not because of what you said, for we ourselves have heard Him and we know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world.”

    Most of us in the USA have heard a lot about Christ Jesus over our lifetime, and many…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 3 days, 6 hours ago

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    On May 22, 1860, the United States and Japan exchanged ratifications of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce during a ceremony in Washington.

    In 1913, the American Cancer Society was founded in New York under its original name, the American Society for the Control of Cancer.

    In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt appeared…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 4 days, 7 hours ago

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    On May 21, 1542, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River. (From me: his body was supposedly put into the part of the river which is now Lake Chicot next to Lake Village where I was born.)

    In 1881, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.

    In 1917, the Great Atlanta Fire…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 5 days, 6 hours ago

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    On May 20, 1506, explorer Christopher Columbus died in Spain.

    In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, which was intended to encourage settlements west of the Mississippi River by making federal land available for farming.

    In 1902, the United States ended a three-year military presence in Cuba as the…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 6 days, 6 hours ago

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    On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of adultery.

    In 1780, a mysterious darkness enveloped much of New England and part of Canada in the early afternoon.

    In 1913, California Gov. Hiram Johnson signed the Webb-Hartley Law prohibiting “aliens ineligible…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 1 week ago

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    On May 18, 1642, the Canadian city of Montreal was founded by French colonists.

    In 1765, about one fourth of Montreal was destroyed by fire.

    In 1897, a public reading of Bram Stoker’s new horror novel, “Dracula,” was staged in London.

    In 1926, evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson vanished while visiting a beach in Venice,…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 1 week, 1 day ago

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    On May 17, 1792, the New York Stock Exchange had its beginnings as a group of brokers met under a tree on Wall Street and signed the Buttonwood Agreement.

    In 1875, the first Kentucky Derby was run; the winner was Aristides, riden by Oliver Lewis.

    In 1937, Teddy Hill and His Orchestra recorded “King Porter Stomp” for RCA…[Read more]

  • Vel Hobbs posted an update 1 week, 2 days ago

    “He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.”

    PSALMS 23:2-3

    FOREVER GOD!

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 1 week, 2 days ago

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    On May 16, 1770, Marie Antoinette, age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was 15.

    In 1866, Congress authorized minting of the first five-cent piece, also known as the “Shield nickel.”

    In 1868, the U. S. Senate failed by one vote to convict President Andrew Johnson as it took its first ballot on the 11…[Read more]

  • Vel Hobbs posted an update in the group Group logo of SermonsSermons 1 week, 3 days ago

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    A TIMELESS LOVE …

    EXODUS 33:22: “So it shall be, while My glory passes by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock, and will cover you with My Hand while I pass by.”

    “HE HIDETH MY SOUL”
    {FANNY CROSBY: 1820-1915}

    A wonderful Savior is Jesus my Lord,
    A wonderful Savior to me;
    He hideth my soul in the cleft of the ro…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 1 week, 3 days ago

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    On May 15, 1776, Virginia authorized its delegation to the Continental Congress to support independence from Britain.

    In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed an act establishing the Department of Agriculture.

    In 1911, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled that Standard Oil Co. was a monopoly in violation of the Sherman Antitrust…[Read more]

  • Vel Hobbs posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

    HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY to all of you special MOTHERS & GRANDMOTHERS out there! HAVE A FUN DAY & A TRULY BLESSED DAY … ENJOY AND MAKE MEMORIES! TIME GOES BY SO FAST … TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EACH MOMENT YOU ARE GIVEN. JESUS LOVES YOU VERY MUCH AND BEING A MOTHER IS A REWARDING BUT SOMETIMES TOUGH JOB … so always take a little time to ‘pamper you’…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 1 week, 4 days ago

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    Happy Mother’s Day!!!

    On May 14, 1643, Louis XIV became King of France at age 4 upon the death of his father, Louis XIII.

    In 1797, delegates began gathering at the State House in Philadelphia to draw up the United States Constitution. However, only delegates from Virginia and Pennsylvania had arrived by this time, and the…[Read more]

  • Vel Hobbs posted an update in the group Group logo of SermonsSermons 1 week, 5 days ago

    THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

    IN GOD’S GARDEN …

    “I COME TO THE GARDEN ALONE”

    I come to the garden alone
    While the dew is still on the roses,
    And the voice I hear falling on my ear
    The Son of God discloses.

    And He walks with me, and He talks with me,
    And He tells me I am His own;
    And the joy we share as we tarry there,
    None other has ever kno…[Read more]

  • Susanne Files posted an update in the group Group logo of Today In HistoryToday In History 1 week, 5 days ago

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    On May 13, 1607, English colonists arrived by ship at the site of what became the Jamestown settlement in Virginia (the colonists went ashore the next day).

    In 1846, the United States declared that a state of war already existed with Mexico.

    In 1918, the first U. S. airmail stamps, featuring a picture of a Curtiss JN-4…[Read more]

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