Saturday, April 25, 2015

Saturday Morning Gazette: Israel Surrenders the Sinai, Tips from Walt Disney and more

Saturday Morning Gazette: April 25 Edition

HIStory tidbits, links, and fun stuff for your weekend.

Verse of the Week:

Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. ~II Peter 3:13

This Day in Christian History:

April 25, 1530: The Augsburg Confession, the first summary of the Lutheran faith, was read publicly at the Diet of Worms.

April 25, 1792: Happy Birthday John Keble! John was an English clergyman and poet. He is best known for the composition of the hymn, Sun of my Soul, Thou Savior Dear which he wrote in 1820.

April 25, 1800: Death of William Cowper, a great hymnist of his day. Despite a life of hardship and depression, he wrote inspiring hymns of faith such as There is a Fountain, God Moves in Mysterious Ways, and Oh, For a Closer Walk with God.

April 25, 1982: Israel surrenders the Sinai peninsula to Egypt as part of the Camp David act of 1979.

Chuckle of the Week: 

This is what you call bragging rights!
I need one of these shirts.

Interesting Links:

Tips on Not Quitting from Walt Disney

WWII is the New Amish

Beware of Body Snatchers!

This week's Pins

Mayflower by John Klingel
What stories could come from this?

Giveaways and Freebies:

Learn Twitter: 10 Beginning Steps by Ruth Snyder is FREE on Amazon April 27-May 1. 

Memory Box of Secrets by Brenda S. Anderson ends May 2

Beyond all Dreams by Elizabeth Camden ends April 28

A Newly Crimsoned Reliquary by Donna F. Crow ends TODAY

Writer’s Corner:

Who Are They? The Good the Bad and the Ugly of Character Names

Enjoy your weekend, everyone!

1 comment:

  1. Fun and informative! Thanks, Amber! And thank you for including a link from the Sweet South Blog!

    The grave of the girl in blue intrigues me. Wow. What a lot of ideas that sparks!!!