Have We Forgotten Our Powerful Friend?

Have We Forgotten Our Powerful Friend?

Benjamin Franklin was eighty-one years old when he came to the Constitutional Convention. At first, the delegates couldn’t agree on anything. Then, they adopted Franklin’s resolution to begin each session with prayer. With God’s help, they drafted the United States Constitution. They created a new form of government that had never existed before. A government whose power is derived from the consent of the governed. A government of the people, by the people and for the people. This is a…

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

  In Patrick Henry’s most famous speech, he implores his fellow citizens to take arms against the British. And they did. The rest is history.   What is it that makes this speech so powerful? It’s Patrick Henry’s passionate expression of his faith in God. He knew that God always helps his people. And that when we’re on God’s side, we will prevail, because God will defeat all of our enemies. Here are the last two paragraphs of Patrick Henry’s speech:…

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The Bible is the Foundation on which America Stands

The Bible is the Foundation on which America Stands

By Hi540 [GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons The Pilgrims came to America to build a nation where people could practice their religion without being bothered by the government. And they said in the Mayflower Compact that they came here “for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith.” The Founding Fathers fulfilled this vision when they created a new kind of government, one that’s based on principles of the Bible. And the First Amendment to…

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The Greatest Need in America Today

The Greatest Need in America Today

America was founded on principles of the Bible. John Adams said, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”  The greatest need in America is for more people who understand the Bible and base their lives on it. In his American Dictionary of the English Language, Noah Webster warned us what would happen if we forgot about God and the Bible. He said, “All the miseries and evils which men…

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