In God We Still Trust
PEARL LEONA STURGIS·WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 20163 Reads Dr james Kennedy Ministries:
All quotations are taken from “In God we Trust” by Richard G. Lee.
Moral Decay in America:
“If we and our posterity shall be true to the christian religion, and if we and they shall live always in the fear of God, and shall respect His Commandments...we may have the highest hope of the further fortunes of our Country.” Daniel Webster, Former Secretary of State and congressman 1852. Growing
Government and Shrinking Liberty:
“A free born people are not required by the religion of Jesus Christ to submit to tyranny, but may make use of such power as God has given them to recover and support their laws and liberties.
” New Year’s Proclamation from the men of Marlborough, Massachusetts. 1773 National Security:
“But you must remember, my fellow citizens, that external vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.” Andrew Jackson Farewell Address 1837. Attacks on the Traditional Family: “The Family has always been the cornerstone of American society. Our families nurture, preserve and pass on to each succeeding generation the values we share and cherish, values that are our foundation for our freedoms in the family. We learn our first lessons of God and man, love and discipline, rights and responsibilities, human dignity, and human frailty.
” Ronald Reagan National Family Week Proclamation 1982. The Secular Separation of God and Government:
“Almost all the civil liberty now enjoyed in the world owes its origin to the principles of the christian religion...The moral principles and precepts contained in the scripture ought to form the basis of all our civil constitutions and laws.” Noah Webster American historian and lexicographer 1832. The Sanctity of Human Life: “A culture of death seeks to impose itself on our desire to live and live to the full... Woe to you if you do not succeed in defending life. The church needs your energies, your enthusiasm, your youthful ideas, in order to make the Gospel of Life penetrate the fabric of society.
” Pope John Paul 11 world Youth Day 1993. National Debt and Deficit: “
Enlightened by a benign religion, professed indeed, and practiced in various forms, yet all of them inculcating honesty, truth, temperance, gratitude, and the love of man, acknowledging and adoring an overruling Providence, which by all its dispensations proves that it delights in the happiness of man here and his great happiness hereafter, ---with all these blessings what more is necessary to make us a happy and prosperous people? Still---One thing more fellow citizens--
" A WISE AND FRUGAL GOVERNMENT! Thomas Jefferson First Inaugural Address 1801. Restoring God to Public Life: “
I believe in the religion which was taught and exemplified in the life of the Nazarene, and I never fail to bear testimony to the purifying influence of the christian religion,” Samuel Sullivan Cox (1824-1889) Congressman and US Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire.
The Decline of American Education:
“Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.” Northwest Ordinance, Second Continental Congress 1787.
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