On this day in 4004 BC was the beginning of Creation, at least according Ussher. And a hopeful Miller calculates Jesus' return to be on this day in 1844. The reading is "The Apologist's Prayer" by C.S. Lewis.
On this day, we remember English poet and literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge, born 1772. And today is the feast day for St. John of Bridlington, the last saint canonized before the English Reformation. The reading is "Epitaph" by Coleridge.
On this day we remember a defender of the Christian faith, Ernst Hengstenberg, born 1802, and a definer of the faith, P. Schaff, who died on this day in 1893. The reading is "In Memory of My Dear Grandchild" by Anne Bradstreet.
On this day, the famous Olney Hymns were first published in 1779. And Charles Spurgeon preaches and tragedy strikes the Surrey Gardens Music Hall in 1856. The reading is "Praise for Faith" by William Cowper.
On this day, we celebrate the feast of St. Luke, author of one-quarter of the New Testament. We also remember Christian August Crusius, a counterpart to Kant, who died on this day in 1775. The reading is "Miserere, my Maker," anonymous.