This Day in Christian History - November 25
|The Deluge, by John Martin, 1834. Oil on canvas. Yale University|
Archbishop James Ussher's Old Testament chronology records that the "Great Deluge" of Noah's flood commenced on this day. According to Genesis 7, "all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights."