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It Happened Today: Death of Helena, Mother of Constantine (328)

Helena is remembered as the first Christian archaeologist and a helper of the poor and sick.

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Daily Thoughts on Christ Alone

Devotional (2016 church year): Christ is our Wisdom (1869)

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gets understanding ...

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Death of John Sung, outstanding Christian missionary in China and Southeast Asia. Authority for the date: Standard encyclopedias.
Death of American theologian and educator William Porcher DuBose, professor at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Authority for the date: Standard encyclopedias.
Cameron Townsend sets off from home to do mission work. He will found Wycliffe Bible Translators and the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Authority for the date: Stevens, Hugh. A Thousand Trails. Langley, B.C.: Credo, 1984.

Agapius of Thessalonica, an Orthodox monk and priest, after a life of active service for the Jerusalem church, is tortured to death by Janissaries while returning to his birthplace. 

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