October 4th – American Minute – 1983, The Year of the Bible

On OCTOBER 4, 1982, President Ronald Reagan signed the Bill making 1983 the "Year of the Bible":"Now, therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, in recognition of the contributions and influence of the Bible on our Republic and our people, do hereby proclaim 1983 the Year of the Bible in the United States.

October 1st – American Minute – John Peter Muhlenburg

He preached a message on Ecclesiastes 3:1,"For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven,"At the end of his sermon, January 21, 1776, John Peter Muhlenburg threw off his clerical robes to reveal the uniform of an officer in the Continental Army.