Daily Archives: April 9, 2011

Numbers 14:39-45, 21:1-3: The Two Battles of Hormah

In Numbers 14:39-45 and Numbers 21:1-3, the Bible records two very different battles at the same place with the same name (Hormah, a word that means “utter destruction” in Hebrew).  By studying the two parallel accounts of the battles in … Continue reading

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Today In History: On April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee Surrendered The Army of Northern Virginia

On this day in history, April 9, 1865, one of the most important scenes in American military history occurred.  General Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, surrendered his starving rebel troops to the Union armies … Continue reading

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