One Nation Under God

Quotes to consider this Independence Day: "Take away a heritage of a people and they are easily persuaded."  -Karl Marx * * * * * "Those people who will not be ruled by God will be ruled by tyrants."  -William Penn, Founder of...


Quotes to consider this Independence Day:

"Take away a heritage of a people and they are easily persuaded."  -Karl Marx
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"Those people who will not be ruled by God will be ruled by tyrants."  -William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania
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"All this is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."  -Edmund Burke
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"Our laws and institutions must be based upon and embody the teaching of the Redeemer of Mankind."  -1892 Supreme Court
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"Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.  It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."  -John  Adams
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"The highest glory of the American Revolution was this -  it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government and the principles of Christianity."  -John Quincy Adams
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"The smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained."  -George Washington, Prayer at Valley Forge
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"...Having undertaken for the glory of God, and the advancement of the Christian faith...a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia..."  -Mayflower Compact
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"Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion.  Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."  -George Washington
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"Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers and it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of a Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers."  -John Jay, First US Chief Justice
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"It is the duty of nations, as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God and to recognize the sublime truth announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord."  -Abraham Lincoln
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"I therefore beg leave to move that, henceforth, prayers imploring the assistance of heaven and its blessing on our deliberation be held in this assembly every morning before we proceed to business."  -Benjamin Franklin
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"When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed upon your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers, just men who will rule in the fear of God.  The preservation of a republican government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty; if the citizens neglect their duty, and place unprincipled men in office, the government will soon be corrupted;  laws will be made, not for public good, so much as for selfish or local purposes; corrupt or incompetent men will be appointed to execute the laws; the public revenues will be squandered on unworthy men; and the rights of the citizens will be violated or disregarded"  -Noah Webster, "Advice to Young Men", 1834
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"Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor, and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint committee requested to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanks-giving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many single favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness."  -George Washington, Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789
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Learn more about our Nation's heritage from Tom Mullins and David Barton at Christ Fellowship.
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