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This Month in Christian History

This Month in Christian History
Thursday, August 1, 2019 / TBN Staff

Recognizing Milestones in the Historical Timeline of Christianity.

 

This Month in Christian History - 70 A.D.

 

Roman soldiers broke through the walls to destroy Jerusalem this month in A.D. 70, an event which Jesus Himself prophesied. Tradition holds that the Roman conquest was the same day of the year that saw the destruction of Solomon’s temple around 587 B.C.

 

 

 

This Month in Christian History - 1492

 

Christopher Columbus set sail for a western route to India this month in 1492. His quest for treasure and discovery of the “New World” are well known, but his self-proclaimed ambitions to spread the Gospel of Jesus have often been hidden in history.

 

 

 

This Month in Christian History - 1741

 

George Frideric Handel secluded himself in his home this month in 1741 to begin writing his masterpiece Messiah. After completing it in just 24 days, he confessed, “Whether I was in the body or out of my body when I wrote it I know not.”