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Denying Spiritual Man

THEY WERE BELIEVERS - WITH STEVE FARRELL The apostle Paul prophesied the time would come when man's "conscience seared with a hot iron." (1) Part...

Civil Magistrates Must Be Just, Ruling in the Fear of God

Called Unto Liberty, Founding Era Sermons, Charles Chauncy Charles Chauncy (1705–1787). The most influential clergyman in the Boston of his time and—apart from Jonathan Edwards...

The American Vine: A Sermon—Jacob Duché

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS July 20, 1775 Preached in Christ-Church, Philadelphia, before the Honourable Continental Congress, July 20, 1775. Being the Day Recommended by...

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 Bible of the American Revolution

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Did you know that Congress once printed Bibles? At the time of the American Revolution, the British government had strict laws about...

Anonymous, a Dialogue Between the Devil, and George III, Tyrant of Britain

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SATIRE Anonymous: 1782 Not a sermon and by an author anonymous and unknown, this satirical dialogue first appeared in 1782 in...

Observe the Great Machine of the Universe

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Let any man, suppose of the most improved understanding, look upon a watch when the parts are separated. Let him...

Only Virtue, Morality, & Intelligence Can Save America

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young 1855 Assuredly in the preservation of virtue, morality, and intelligence she may look for the perpetuity of...

Edward E. Hale: Puritan Politics

American Thought On February 12, 1869, Historian Edward Everett Hall delivers a requested lecture before the Lowell Institute on his chosen subject.   In its success, as...

God & Country in 1941: An NEA Coming Out Party

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 11 When I think of organizations that have worked long and hard to undermine the religious heritage...

God & Country in 1941: An NEA Coming Out Party

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 11 When I think of organizations that have worked long and hard to undermine the religious heritage...

God’s Hand & the Triumph of Truth & Reason – George Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON The following exchange of letters between a religious denomination called the "New Church" (in Baltimore, Maryland) with President George Washington...

God's Hand & the Triumph of Truth & Reason – George Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON The following exchange of letters between a religious denomination called the "New Church" (in Baltimore, Maryland) with President George Washington...

Time and Chance

Considerations by the Way An ancient philosopher offers an observation.   We shall not presume to anticipate the judgment of our fellow-citizens throughout the Union on these...

John Adams on Opposition

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS March 27, 1756 The stream of life sometimes glides smoothly on through the flowery meadows and enamelled plains; at other times...

Dominion of Providence Over the Passions of Men – John Witherspoon

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS John Witherspoon (1723–1794). Born in Scotland and educated at Edinburgh, Witherspoon came to America in 1768 to be president...

Jefferson on Eternal Life

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL In a recent Liberty Letter this writer asserted, "Jefferson believed that the two most important teachings of Christ, along with love...

Divine Interposition So Often Manifested During Our Revolution

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON I am sure that never was a people, who had more reason to acknowledge a Divine interposition in their affairs,...

George Washington: Believer Liberator

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Who freed America from King George, God or George Washington? An irate atheist, disturbed that an American writer in a major...

Honesty, Sincerity, Openness, Boldness – John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Honesty, sincerity, and openness I esteem essential marks of a good mind. I am, therefore, of opinion that men ought,...

Among the Indians

Considerations by the Way An early American immigrant lives among the Indians for a time. We shall not presume to anticipate the judgment of our fellow-citizens...

Century Sermon on the Glorious Revolution: Elhanan Winchester

Called Unto Liberty, Founding Era Sermons, 1788 A native of Brookline, Massachusetts, Winchester was at first a Baptist and later a Universalist clergyman at churches...

The African Slave Trade: James Dana

Called Unto Liberty, Founding Era Sermons, James Dana, 1791 A graduate of Harvard and an Old Light Congregationalist minister, Dana became pastor in Wallingford, Connecticut,...

Reasoning Upon the Necessity of Jesus' Miracles – John Adams

They Were Believers, John Adams, 1756 The great and Almighty author of nature, who at first established those rules which regulate the world, can as...

Reasoning Upon the Necessity of Jesus’ Miracles – John Adams

They Were Believers, John Adams, 1756 The great and Almighty author of nature, who at first established those rules which regulate the world, can as...

The Only Solid Foundations of Public Liberty & Happiness

They Were Believers, Samuel Adams Mr Sherman was so obliging as to give me the perusal of your Letter to him, and I am happy...

The Only Solid Foundations of Public Liberty & Happiness

They Were Believers, Samuel Adams Mr Sherman was so obliging as to give me the perusal of your Letter to him, and I am happy...

A Sermon for the General Day of Election: David Tappan

Called Unto Liberty, David Tappan: 1792, Founding Era Sermons The son of a Congregational minister, Tappan was born in Manchester, Massachusetts, and was graduated in...

Conquering the Unworthy Within Us – John Adams

'THEY WERE BELIEVERS' WITH STEVE FARRELL In his diary entry for February 16, 1756, a 21-year old John Adams writes: "Oh! that I could wear out...

When All Other Standards Will Fail – Orson Pratt

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Orson Pratt The only way for us is to have a true standard, which must be from heaven—a standard...