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On This Day In Civil War History - May 10

1861 - Union General Nathaniel Lyons takes control of St. Louis to end rioting, seizing Camp Jackson (Confederate militia) and 1200 1855 Springfield Rifles

1862 - Federal mortar boats, shelling Fort Pillow, are attacked by a makeshift Confederate fleet. The U. S. responds in force, with ironclads. Although the 8 Confederate boats manage to sink 2 ironclads (the Cincinnati and Mound City) the battle of Plum Run Bend or Plum Point ended when the Rebels withdrew to Fort Pillow

Clone of On This Day In Civil War History - May 10

1861 - Union General Nathaniel Lyons takes control of St. Louis to end rioting, seizing Camp Jackson (Confederate militia) and 1200 1855 Springfield Rifles

1862 - Federal mortar boats, shelling Fort Pillow, are attacked by a makeshift Confederate fleet. The U. S. responds in force, with ironclads. Although the 8 Confederate boats manage to sink 2 ironclads (the Cincinnati and Mound City) the battle of Plum Run Bend or Plum Point ended when the Rebels withdrew to Fort Pillow

Devotion for Week of May 6, 2018 - GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER – Agricultural Chemist
Born in 1860 - Died in 1943

Romans 1:19-20 (KJV), “Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.  20  For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:”

Devotion for the Week of April 8, 2018 - A LIFE THAT HONORED GOD

A LIFE THAT HONORED GOD - Eric Liddell

John 15:15-16 (KJV), “Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.  16  Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.”

Devotion for Easter Week, 2018 - DYING TESTIMONY - THE YOUNG MARTYR

DYING TESTIMONY - THE YOUNG MARTYR

PATRICK HAMILTON

Psalm 107:8-9 (KJV), “Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! 9  For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.”

On the first of March 1528, some eight years before Tyndale was betrayed by a Romish spy, Archbishop Beaton condemned Patrick Hamilton to be burned because he advocated the doctrines of the Reformation and exposed the errors of Pope and the Catholic Church.

Devotion - March 18, 2018 - David Livingstone's Bodyguard

DAVID LIVINGSTONE'S BODYGUARD

Psalm 10:16-18 (KJV), “The LORD is King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land.  17  LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear: 18  To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.”

Devotion for March 11, 2018 - David Livingstone Pt #2

DAVID LIVINGSTONE

Headed for China but Dies in Africa - Pt #2

Philippians 3:13-14 (KJV), “Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, 14  I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

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