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Christian bedrock of our Ivy League Colleges

HARVARD: Its purpose was mainly to educate clergy.  “With some 17,000 Puritans migrating to New England by 1636, Harvard was founded in anticipation of the need for training clergy for the new commonwealth, a “church in the wilderness” (Wikipedia) After … Continue reading

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Freedom of religion or freedom from religion?

“If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Psalm 11:3 King James Version Western culture is undergoing a paradigm shift. It is only fitting that those of us who are not shifting with it mourn the passing of … Continue reading

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Our nation’s bedrock: Prayer

Constitutional Convention, 1787 “Our country’s Founding Fathers opened their meetings with prayer. Those who oppose Christian invocations are essentially arguing that the Founders were violating the Constitution as they were writing it.” Mike Johnson, senior legal counsel, Alliance Defense Fund. … Continue reading

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Our nation’s bedrock: The Bible (continued)

Here are statements by some of our Founding Fathers regarding the pre-eminence of God and His Word and their relationship to government: “It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible. Reason and experience both forbid … Continue reading

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Our nation’s bedrock: The Bible

My brother Ted points out that The Washington Monument was started in 1848, the Lincoln Memorial was constructed in 1922 and the Jefferson Memorial was built in 1939.  So the Founding Fathers had nothing to do with choosing the inscriptions. … Continue reading

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Our nation’s bedrock: The Ten Commandments

James Madison, known as “the Father of our Constitution,” stated, “We have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to … Continue reading

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Our nation’s bedrock: The Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and … Continue reading

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