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 …the…doctor [unnamed Romanist] burst out into these blasphemous words, “We were better to be without God’s laws than the pope’s.”  …Tyndale, hearing this, full of godly zeal, and not bearing that blasphemous saying replied, “I defy the pope, and all his laws;” and added, ‘if God spared him life, ere many years he would cause a boy that driveth the plough to know more of the Scripture than the he did.’

                – John Fox, Book of Martyrs (unknown printer/date, reprint, Grand Rapids:

                                Zondervan Publishing House, 1963), 178.

 

William Tyndale was martyred this date 10/6/1536 at the town of Vilvorde (18 English miles from Antwerp.  His dying words were “Lord!  Open the king of England’s eyes.”

He was a great Bible translator giving us the foundation for much of the classic Authorized Version.  Tyndale was born ca. 1494 near the border of Wales.

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“May the Lord poor out his choicest blessings upon you and your work.  Yours for Christ, Geo. W. Carver.  (close of a letter written to Booker T. Washington, May 8, 1896)

   -Basil Miller, George Washington Carver, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing, 1943), 56.

 

“You never saw a heavy thinker with his mouth open.  Stop talking so much…”

   -Basil Miller, George Washington Carver, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing, 1943), 124.

 

Ninety-nine per cent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

   -Basil Miller, George Washington Carver, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing, 1943), 131.

 

Holding up before the audience a dinosaur tooth…he said, “There is no conflict between Genesis and geology or any true science.”

   -Basil Miller, George Washington Carver, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing, 1943), 139.

 

“It is not we little men who do the work but it is our blessed Creator working through us…other people can have this power, if they only believe.  The secret lies” – touching his Bible which was on his desk – “right here, in the promises of God.  They are real, but so few people believe them to be real.”

   -Basil Miller, George Washington Carver, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing, 1943), 161.

 

George Washington Carver died this day (1/5/1943).  He was truly one of America’s greatest scientists.    

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