Category Archives: Historical Reference

When the Lamb Stands

After an autumn trip to Israel, the land to which Christ will return in glory, I set my hand to finishing a forty-year commitment.  I began teaching prophecy in my early 20’s and have probably taught the Revelation a hundred … Continue reading

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ADVENTURE TO ISRAEL

We went to Israel to witness where Jesus walked and where He will return to reign.  Archeology saturates this ancient land.  One can scarcely plant a tree in Israel without striking another level of antiquity. The landscape in Israel is intriguing, … Continue reading

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THE GRANITE CRUCIFIX

  Contributed by Erwin E. Towne The large granite stone rested one foot underground in a farm field.  It had remained since the Ice Age hidden from sight along a boundary line, until the day it broke a farmer’s plow.  The stone sat upright in the ground as … Continue reading

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Grandview Drive–The World’s Most Beautiful Drive

Grandview Drive is the only linear park on the National Register of Historic Places.  Teddy Roosevelt pronounced it “the world’s most beautiful drive.”  That phrase was written in stone when the local radio station was inspired to adapt it to their call letters, … Continue reading

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The Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Funeral Train

Abraham Lincoln is without a doubt Illinois’ favorite son.  Every possible link to his career which began in Illinois and ended in the White House has been memorialized in our state’s towns and villages.  Groveland, our own small village, has its own link to … Continue reading

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