DO YOU HAVE THE LIFE OF
If not, we implore you to ask
Jesus into your heart and to become your Lord and Savior now.
Go to the
Scriptures: the joyful promises it contains will be a balsam to all your
before us is plain, Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or
disintegration. I am rather tired of hearing about our rights and privileges as
American citizens. The time is come, it now is, when we ought to hear about the
duties and responsibilities of our citizenship. America’s future depends upon
her accepting and demonstrating God’s government.
I have lived,
Sir, a long time; and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I see of this
Truth, That God governs in the Affairs of Men! —And if a Sparrow cannot fall to
the Grounds without His Notice, is it probable that an Empire can rise without
His Aid? We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that “except the
Lord build the House, they labor in vain that build it.” I firmly believe this,
—and I also believe that without His concurring Aid we shall succeed in this
political Building no better than the Builders of Babel.
Constitutional Convention meeting in Philadelphia, June 28, 1787
I am much afraid
that schools will prove to be great gates of hell unless they diligently labor
in explaining the Holy Scriptures, engraving them in the hearts of youth. I
advise no one to place his child where the Scriptures do not reign paramount.
Every institution in which men are not increasingly occupied with the Word of
God must become corrupt.