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Let Us Have Peace – J. Reuben Clark Jr. – 11/22/1947

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, J. REUBEN CLARK, JR. The international gospel of the Founding Fathers was forecast by Jefferson in 1793. It was...

America’s Greatest Threat – Ezra Taft Benson, April 1968

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, EZRA TAFT BENSON I do not believe the greatest threat to our future is from bombs or guided missiles. I do not...

For Grown up, Mature, Civilized People—Morality is the Answer

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, ALBERT E. BOWEN Are there not, in reality, underlying, universal principles with reference to which all issues must be resolved whether the...

‘Something for Nothing’ Does Not Work – George Albert Smith, Oct 1950

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20th CENTURY SERMONS, GEORGE ALBERT SMITH OCTOBER 1950 Most of the nations are losing the liberties they have had because they have not...

The Declaration of Independence: A Spiritual Manifesto

Called Unto Liberty, Ezra Taft Benson, This Nation Shall Endure As we read the newspapers and other printed materials, listen to television and radio, and...

Two Contending Forces

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, DAVID O. MCKAY Excerpt 1: from address delivered in Salt Lake City on July 18, 1953. Excerpt 2: from address...

The Proper Role of Government—Ezra Taft Benson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1976 During this historic celebration of our nation’s Bicentennial, it seems appropriate to say something about the...

Foundation Principles and the Test of Right and Wrong

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, ALBERT E. BOWEN Are there not, in reality, underlying, universal principles with reference to which all issues must be...

Ezra Taft Benson: How to Best Defend the Constitution

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON Source: Excerpt from his October 1987 address: "Our Divine Constitution" (1) How then can we best befriend the...

The Principle of Allegiance to the Constitution

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, J. REUBEN CLARK JR. God provided that in this land of liberty, our political allegiance shall run not to individuals, that is,...

J. Reuben Clark Jr.— A Christian Nation

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20th CENTURY SERMONS, J. REUBEN CLARK JR. 1939 This is a Christian nation. Before the Revolution it was so in accord with law;...

Ezra Taft Benson: Foundation and Function of Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS No people can maintain freedom unless their political institutions are founded upon faith in God and belief in the...

Endowed by Their Creator, by Leonard E. Read

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20th CENTURY BOOKS 1979, Foundation For Economic Education ALMOST EVERYONE says he favors freedom; just try to find a single individual who says...

Ezra Taft Benson: Counter Falsehood With The Truth

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1964 In October of 1964, Ezra Taft Benson identified "three great dangers that threaten the Church within."...

Ezra Taft Benson: Progress? Yes, But By What Means?

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS: EZRA TAFT BENSON 1962 All of us are anxious to see our country progress, but we want to know by...

Helms: Each Has a Role In America’s Spiritual Reawakening

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20th CENTURY SERMONS: SENATOR JESSE HELMS Each of us has a part to play in bringing about the great spiritual awakening that...

Benson: The Lord Works From the Inside Out

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS: EZRA TAFT BENSON 1985 Social engineering schemes, which are at root born of psychological, sociological, economic, and political determinism, are...

We Are a Christian Nation, and We Christians Must Stand Up

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, J. REUBEN CLARK JR. 1939 Constitution Inspired I speak today as an American citizen who believes as he believes in Deity,...

The Indispensable Ingredient to Liberty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1976 Many Americans have lost sight of the truth that righteousness is the one indispensable ingredient to...

The Principle of Allegiance to the Constitution

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS: J. REUBEN CLARK JR. 1940 God provided that in this land of liberty, our political allegiance shall run not to...

The Great Commandments, And The Source of Human Rights

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1977 After discussing the civic application of the divine law of Ten Commandments, Patriot, Statesmen, and modern...

The Vital Role of a Mother

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS: GORDON B. HINCKLEY 2000 “Women who make a house a home make a far greater contribution to society than those...

A Written Bill of Rights—Dallin H. Oaks

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, DALLIN H. OAKS 1992 In his address, The Divinely Inspired Constitution, Dallin H. Oaks remarked concerning the written Bill of...

Right and Wrong, Not Right and Left—Clarence Manion

THE AMERICANIST, MORAL FOUNDATIONS: CLARENCE E. MANION Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, July 01, 1963 I have almost lost faith in se­mantics, and if I...

Ezra Taft Benson—America: What of the Future?

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON April 1952 With you I love this land in which we live. I am proud of our...

The Constitution is a Part of My Religion—J. Reuben Clark Jr.

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, J. REUBEN CLARK, JR. As I have said to you before, so I say again, the Constitution of the...

David O. McKay: Our Paramount Duty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, DAVID O. MCKAY In these days of uncertainty and unrest, liberty-loving people’s greatest responsibility and paramount duty is to...

Milk-and-Water Allegiance Kills—John A. Widtsoe

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN A. WIDTSOE 1941 A milk-and-water allegiance kills; while a passionate devotion gives life and soul to any cause and...

The Government Welfare System Will Fall

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, MARION G. ROMNEY Now, my brothers and sisters, the handwriting is on the wall; “the interpretation thereof sure.”...