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Winston Churchill: Referencing Psalm 4:8

In one of the bleakest hours of the war, January 20, 1940, Winston Churchill addressed England in a radio broadcast, painting a picture of hope using words from John 14: “The Day will come when. . . victorious nations. . .will plan and build in justice, in tradition, and in freedom a house of many mansions where there will be room for all.”

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Isaac Newton: A Scientific Genius

Born in 1643, Isaac Newton is arguably one of the most influential scientists in history. He best known for his work with the Laws of Motion, ultimately a contribution to Einstein’s theory of relativity.

The Most Popular Christmas Carol

So what’s your guess for the most popularly recorded Christmas carol?

Veteran’s Day: Desmond Doss, The Congressional Medal of Honor

On October 12, 1945, President Harry Truman presented the Congressional Medal of Honor to Corporal Desmond Doss, the first ever awarded to a conscientious objector.

The Bible: Taking the Oath of Office

Did you know the president elect does not have to take the oath of office with a hand on the Bible?Or that inaugural Bibles have most often been opened to the book of Psalms?