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QUOTABLE QUOTES
7/5/2018 6:31:00 PM by: Ron Susek

       Before you believe the claim that America was not founded as a Christian nation, consider some quotes from those who lived through the early days.  Read these important words in today's edition of FaithWalk: Courage for the Journey.

                                          

Quotable Quotes
by Ron Susek
@ Golden Quill Publications

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.
(Psalm 33:12)

       
        "IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN.   We . . ., Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith . . . solemnly and mutually, in the Presence of God and one another, covenant and combine ourselves together . . . for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid."       ~Excerpts from the Mayflower Compact
                                                                                                                                            
       "Is it not that in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior?  That it forms a leading event in the progress of the Gospel dispensation?  Is it not that the Declaration of Independence first organized the social compact on the foundation of the Redeemer's mission on earth?  That it laid the cornerstone of human government upon the first precepts of Christianity?"       ~John Quincy Adams 
 

       "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."            ~George Washington                                               
        "We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.  It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."           ~John Adams
 
       "The Bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the way to be happy in this world and in the next.  Continue therefore to read it and to regulate your life by its precepts."                                                                                                                                          ~John Jay, First Chief Justice 

         Not only were the founder of our Nation dedicated to the principles of Christianity, our earliest institutions of higher learning were also established on the same foundation.
 
       
"Let every student be plainly instructed and earnestly pressed to consider well the main end of his life and studies is to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life (John 17:3) and therefore to lay Christ in the bottom as the only foundation of all sound knowledge and learning. ~Harvard 1636 Student Guidelines 

        "All scholars are required to live a religious and blameless life according to the rules of God's Word, diligently reading the Holy Scriptures, that fountain of Divine light and truth, and constantly attending all the duties of religion."       ~Yale 1787 Student Guidelines 
 
         
It is evident that our country was founded on Judeo-Christian principles as established in the Bible. Nothing short of a return to this foundation will comprise a revival that matters. 
 
         Just as great nations of the past have turned back to God, so can America!  Let's pray together for our great nation!


Always remember, Immanuel: God is with you!
Your friend,
Ron

                                      


     

 

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