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January Archive

January 31, 2014

Hart to Heart

A great, true, Presidential story…

by Robert Hart

    

On  January 29, 1843… future president William McKinley, Jr. was born. His family were devout Methodists. At age 10, young William went forward in a revival meeting and gave his life to Christ. At age 16, he joined the Methodist Episcopal Church. When the Civil War began he joined the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. In contemplating the possibility that he could be killed in battle, McKinley wrote in his diary…

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January 22, 2014

Hart to Heart

England….January 23, 1555

by Robert Hart

 

Henry the 8th's son, King Edward VI died at age 15 in 1553. He was a sincere, Protestant Christian. His cousin, Lady Jane Gray, an evangelical girl, also age 15,(against her wishes) ascended to the throne of England. She was deposed after nine days and was replaced by Mary Tudor, Edward's Roman Catholic half-sister. Mary had Jane Gray imprisoned and seven weeks later commanded Lady Jane to be executed.

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January 16, 2014

Hart to Heart

Where did we get the name “Bible” ?

by Robert Hart

 

The name comes from the Greek word biblia, plural of biblion, meaning "book".  Going back even earlier, byblos meant "papyrus", the plant used in making the early form of paper. And one step farther back in time, Byblos was the name of an ancient city noted for exporting papyrus.

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January 14, 2014

Hart to Heart

Some Church History…

by Robert Hart

 

Oh Lord…

Thou hast formed us for Thyself…

And our hearts are restless till they find their rest in Thee.

 

St Augustine…425 A.D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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