#OTD, June 21, 1834, Cyrus McCormick, a Christian, inventor, and businessman, patents his reaper. He made a fortune, much of it going to charity. His machine saved labor, made food cheaper for everyone, and built the American West. Here’s the story:
TOPICS: John’s testimony to state officials; The Voice of Isaiah 40; Baptism’s purpose; God’s Lamb is eternally sufficient; God saves humans and their environment.
On this day, May 25, 1521, Martin Luther is declared an outlaw. However, the words that sealed his condemnation are the foundations of a free society. Here’s the story.
TOPICS: The history of God’s word converges in Jesus; Full of grace and truth; The dignity of the Son; Grace for grace.
By Daniel Sheridan
#OTD, May 24, 1844, the most significant discovery in the methods of communication, an invention born out of personal tragedy, was successfully put to the test, thus launching the worldwide communications revolution and marking a turning point in the advancement of human civilization. Here’s the story.
#OTD, May 20, 1775, the first Colonial Declaration of Independence was written, or was it? Did you that over ninety “Declarations of Independence” were written by townships and counties throughout the colonies between April and July of 1776, three months before Jefferson’s hallowed parchment? America is the product of town meetings – a bottom-up movement. Here’s the story.