February 17, 2012

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I can say, and God is my witness, that I never yet feared the face of man, be he who or what he may; but I often tremble—yea, I always do,—in ascending the pulpit, lest 1 should not faithfully proclaim the gospel to poor perishing sinners. The anxiety of rightly preparing and delivering a discourse,...
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On this day in 1643, John Campanius arrived in the new North American colonies from Sweden to work among the colonist as a pastor and the Native Americans as a missionary. When John’s church sent him out, they were sending him to pastor the colonist at Fort Christina along the Delaware River (the first Swedish...
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Today’s reading Numbers 11-13 Numbers 11:11 And Moses said unto the LORD, Wherefore hast thou afflicted thy servant? and wherefore have I not found favour in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all this people upon me? The people of Israel are complaining about the manna. They are tired of eating the same...
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An Overview of Houston Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas, and the fourth-largest city in the United States. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 2.1 million people within an area of 579 square miles. Houston is the seat of Harris County and the economic center of Houston–Sugar...
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