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  • I'm in my home sweet home!

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WW Holidays for 7-09-08

Argentina : Independence Day (1816)
Morocco : Youth Day/King Hassan II's Birthday
US : National POW/MIA Recognition Day
 

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Religious Observances
Christian : St Thomas More, humanist/martyr
Old Catholic : Feast of St Maria Goretti, virgin/martyr
 

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Religious History
1228 Death of Stephen Langton (b.ca.1155), Archbishop of Canterbury. It was Langtonwho formulated the original division of the Bible into chapters in the late 1100s.
1530 German reformer Martin Luther wrote in a letter: 'This is a definite sign thatwe are God's children, because we are men of peace.'
1838 Birth of Philip P. Bliss, American gospel singer and songwriter. His best-remembered hymns include 'Wonderful Words of Life,' 'It is Well with My Soul' and 'Let theLower Lights Be Burning.'
1843 Birth of Ralph E. Hudson, sacred composer and music publisher. His most enduringhymns include 'At the Cross' and 'Blessed Be the Name.'
1896 Birth of William Cameron Townsend, American missionary and linguist. In 1942 heestablished what has become the largest evangelical missionary agency in the world --Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT).
 
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