Benjamin Franklin: Make Use of the Scriptures

Franklin in London, 1767

Liberty Letters, Benjamin Franklin, 1747

As the scriptures are given for our reproof, instruction, and warning, may we make a due use of this example, before it be too late!


Source: Benjamin Franklin, 1747, from his essay: “Plain Truth; Or serious Considerations on the present State of the City of Philadelphia, and Province of Pennsylvania: By a Tradesman of Philadelphia,” See also, Smyth, The Writings of Benjamin Franklin 2:340.


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