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A Judgment Day Is Coming (1875)

We shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ—Romans 14:10 (KJV). The Mogul of Turkey used to be weighed o...

Events

1072

Death of Adalbert, Archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, and missionary to Scandanavia.

Authority for the date: Standard encyclopedias.

1672

Patriarch Dositheos Notaras issues a confession of faith in conjunction with the Synod of Jerusalem. In it he rejects the Calvinistic interpretation of Orthodoxy developed decades earlier by Cyril Lucaris. Although couched as his own views, sixty eight bishops sign it with him.

Authority for the date: http://www.crivoice.org/creeddositheus.html.

1889

Death of Alfred Edersheim, a Jew who had converted to Christianity and written several books. He will be remembered for The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (1883).

Authority for the date: Standard encyclopedias.

1895

Death of John Albert Broadus, who had trained a generation of Southern Baptist preachers.

Authority for the date: Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives. http://www.sbhla.org/bio_broadus.htm

1909

Death of Marianne Hearn, a Baptist teacher, author and hymnwriter. She will be remembered for the hymn “Just As I Am Thine Own to Be.”

Authority for the date: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/h/e/a/hearn_m.htm

2005

Death in Nigeria of Lawrence Olanrewaju Cole Jayesimi, who overcame the disability of blindness to operate a business, obtain advanced degrees, pastor a Baptist church, and educate the blind.

Authority for the date: Dictionary of African Christian Biography.

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