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Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch

Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch (about 100 a.d.) Ignatius is a prisoner chained to Roman guards and taken to Rome to face the wild beasts in the arena because of his testimony as a Christian. On the way Christians hear the news and come to meet him and...

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Saint Francis of Assisi

The body of a paper prepared for Dr. William Matheny at Liberty University by Thomas P. Wynn Saint Francis of Assisi INTRODUCTION        St. Francis of Assisi is one of the Catholic Church's most loved, yet misunderstood, saints.  He was not, as...

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The Life and Ministry of George Mueller

This file is non-copyrighted material taken from the "Christian Hall of Fame Series" (No.23) by Ed Reese.  Copies of the pamphlet can be obtained from Fundamental Publishers, Glenwood, IL 60425.                          The Life and Ministry      ...

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Biography of Abraham Lincoln

  LINCOLN, ABRAHAM EARLY LIFE Lincoln was born on Feb. 12, 1809, in a log cabin in Hardin (now Larue) County, Ky. Indians had killed his grandfather, Lincoln wrote, "when he was laboring to open a farm in the forest" in 1786; this tragedy left his...

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Biography of Benjamin Franklin

BIOGRAPHY: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BOOKMAN After less than two years of formal schooling, Franklin was pressed into his father's trade, but his more profound talents proved to be intellectual. He devoured books by John Bunyan, Plutarch, Daniel Defoe, and...

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Biography of John Hancock

    Hancock, John John Hancock, b. Jan. 23, 1737, d. Oct. 8, 1793, was an American Revolutionary statesman and the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Born in Braintree (now Quincy), Mass., he was educated at Harvard and trained for...

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A History of the New Testament Church

HISTORY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCHLecture 1: "Apostolic Fathers"    Now this is the first lecture in a series of studies on Church History. And, at the Pensacola Bible Institute here in Pensacola, we consider church history to be second only to...

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Biography of Patrick Henry

  Henry, Patrick The American political leader Patrick Henry was the most celebrated orator of the American Revolution. He was born on May 29, 1736, in Hanover County, Virginia. Henry failed as both a storekeeper and a farmer before being admitted...

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Biography of Robert E. Lee

  Lee, Robert E.. EARLY LIFE AND CAREER Robert Edward Lee was born on Jan. 19, 1807, at his family's home, "Stratford," in Westmoreland County, Va. His father, Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, had been a cavalry officer during the American Revolution...

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