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

jesse helmsCALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20th CENTURY SERMONS: SENATOR JESSE HELMS


Each of us has a part to play in bringing about the great spiritual awakening that must come upon this land before we are brought to our knees by the chastisements of God. Each of us must place our hope and reliance in God, and in that hope and reliance turn our energies to restoring a government and society that serves us as sons of God. …

Faith and courage are not dispensed by civil governments or revolutions, but by the Spirit of God. Americans as a people must once again rise up and reclaim their nation from the slothful, divisive, prodigal, and treacherous individuals who have bartered away our freedoms for a mess of pottage …

We must return to the Author of Liberty to enjoy once again what once we had so abundantly.


Source: Jesse Helms. Excerpt from When Freemen Shall Stand, by U.S. Senator Jesse Helms, 1976. Senator Helms served 5 terms in the Senate (1972-2002), helped organize and fund the conservative resurgence in the 1970s, was recognized as the most conservative, pro-constitutional, anti-communist politician of the post 1960’s era, and played a leading role in the development of the Christian right, as well as serving as a founding member of the Moral Majority in 1979.


Called Unto Liberty is researched, compiled, and edited (with occasional introductory notes and commentary) by Steve Farrell, Founder and Editor In Chief of The Moral Liberal. Copyright © 2015 Steve Farrell.


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