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Category Archives: Restoration History
The Sewell name is familiar to students of restoration history. But, how did it all start? How did the Sewell name become so well-known? The Sewell’s were from eastern Tennessee. There were thirteen children. The family, Stephen and Annie Sewell and … Continue reading
Robert Milligan(1814-1875) was influential member of the church. He served as co-editor of the Millennial Harbinger with Alexander Campbell and W.K. Pendleton. He penned several great books which are still widely used including, Scheme of Redemption and his commentary – … Continue reading
J.D. Tant (1861-1941) was not impressive by the standards of many. He was not a large man. He stood 5’7″ and never weighed more than 160 pounds. He was not eloquent. Fanning Yater Tant acknowledged, “Tant was no orator. The rolling periods, the fine … Continue reading
“Raccoon” John Smith lived from 1784-1868. He was a very colorful and influential preacher in Kentucky. Louis Cochran wrote a novel entitled “Raccoon John Smith,” which was based upon Smith’s life. I want to give you an excerpt which provides … Continue reading
Numerous are the passages which exalt marriage. Proverbs 18:22a, “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing.” Genesis 2:18, “It is not good that a man should be alone…” Proverbs 3:10, “Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far … Continue reading