Saturday Morning Gazette: March 7 Edition
HIStory tidbits, links, and fun stuff for your weekend.
Verse of the Week:
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. ~ II Tim 1:7
This Day in Christian History:
1782: The two-day massacre of the Moravian Indian town of Gnadenhutten begins. Ohio militiamen committed a massive killing of Indians in retaliation for Indian raids in the Territory. 96 of these Indians were Christian Indians of the Delaware tribe.
1825: Birth of Alfred Edersheim. Born a Jew, Alfred converted to Christianity before the age of twenty. He became a great Bible scholar and later published "The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah".
1867: Birth of Peter Cameron Scott. In 1895, Peter organized a moment and led the first band of missionaries to Kenya. He died in Africa the following year, at the age of 29, of blackwater fever.Still, his life and heart for Kenya left a lasting impact. The African Inland Mission was born, and over 700 missionaries have followed his call to Africa.
Chuckle of the Week:
The Personality and Character of Samuel Adams:
"Wheelbarrow Johnny” Found his gold in Wheelbarrows, not mountains. http://www.hhhistory.com/2015/03/john-m-studebaker-his-california-years.html
Nantucket Lightships- Guardians of the Graveyard of the Atlantic
5 Lady Spies of the Civil War
Giveaways and Freebies:
Novel PASTimes: Interview and Giveaway of The Messiah’s Sign by Amber Schamel
When Dawn Breaks by Jennifer Slattery ends tomorrow! http://stitchesthrutime.blogspot.com/2015/02/weekly-windup-comment-to-win-when-dawn_23.html
My Candy Valentine by Darlene Franklin ends March 9 #bookgiveaway http://womenofvalleyview.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_14.html
List of Free Christian Books:
“With no apologies for my directness…a lie from the pit of hell is that your life is a failure and no one cares about you unless you are #1 in the world’s eyes and that God is disappointed with you and every time you read the parable of the talents, you feel worse.”
A great article for writers on The Trajectory Principle by agent Dan Balow. If you’re a writer, read this.
Enjoy your weekend, everyone!