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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...

Indispensable Public Need: Train Up Youth In Wisdom and Virtue

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 23 August 1750 I think with you, that nothing is of more importance for the public weal, than to form and...

Departure from Principle and the Abusive State of Man—Jefferson

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, THOMAS JEFFERSON A departure from principle in one instance becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so...

National Law of the Harvest

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL There is a Christian Church in America that contends, as did many of our Christian forefathers, that America "is a...

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 Surest Foundation of a People’s Prosperity

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, JOSEPH SEWALL Learn that true religion lays the surest foundation of a people’s prosperity. Righteousness exalteth a Nation, Prov....

John Adams: Divine Destiny or The Most Miserable Habitation

They Were Believers, John Adams While our country remains untainted with the principles and manners which are now producing desolation in so many parts of...

A Nation Raised up of God, A Debt of Honor, A Plea for Union

Liberty Letters, George Washington, 1783 CIRCULAR LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE GOVERNORS OF ALL THE STATES ON DISBANDING THE ARMY Headquarters, Newburgh, 8 June, 1783. Sir, The great object,...

Sam Adams: How to Deserve and Enjoy Liberty

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams The sum of all is, if we would most truly enjoy the gift of Heaven, let us become a virtuous people;...

“Even Though You Make Many Prayers, I Will Not Hear”

BY CONOR MACCORMACK This column was first published on August 9th, 2011 and appeared in the A Young Man Speaks blog. "Hear the word of the...

The Tyranny of the Mob: The Most Grievous Despotism on Earth

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, George Q. Cannon While the people are pure, while they are upright, while they are willing to observe law,...

Mosiah: Majority Rule Works Only When the Majority Are Moral

Called Unto Liberty, Ancient America, Mosiah Now it is not common that the voice of the people desireth anything contrary to that which is right;...

Hawaii’s Motto: The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness — American Minute

Hawaii's Motto, "The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness," was first uttered by Queen Ke'opuolani in 1825 as she was baptized into the Christian faith. - American Minute

Hawaii's Motto: The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness — American Minute

Hawaii's Motto, "The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness," was first uttered by Queen Ke'opuolani in 1825 as she was baptized into the Christian faith. - American Minute

Rally the Righteous, Provide the Balance of Strength — Ezra Taft Benson

Prophet Statesmen, Ezra Taft Benson In connection with the attack on the United States, the Lord told the Prophet Joseph Smith there would be...

A Sacred Obligation — Ezra Taft Benson

If we truly cherish the heritage we have received, we must maintain the same virtues and . . . character of our stalwart forebears—faith in God, courage, industry, frugality, self-reliance, and integrity. - Ezra Taft Benson

The Decree of God Concerning America

Behold, this is a choice land, and whatsoever nation shall possess it shall be free from bondage, and from captivity, and from all other nations under heaven, if they will but serve the God of the land, who is Jesus Christ, who hath been manifested by the things which we have written. - American Scripture, Ether 2:12

Benjamin Franklin: Applying to the Father of Lights — American Minute

In the beginning of the Contest with Great Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayer in this room for Divine protection. Our prayers, Sir, were heard and they were graciously answered. All of us who were engaged in the struggle must have observed frequent instances of a Superintending Providence in our favor...And have we now forgotten that powerful Friend? or do we imagine we no longer need His assistance? -- Benjamin Franklin pleading for humility and prayer at Constitutional Convention

The Greatest Threat to Our Future — Ezra Taft Benson

I do not thing the greatest threat to our future is from bombs or guided missiles. I do not think our civilization will die that way. I think it will die when we no longer care -- when the spiritual forces that make us wish to be right and noble die in the hearts of men, when we disregard the importance of law and order. - Ezra Taft Benson

Social Issues vs. Fiscal Issues — Phyllis Schlafly

In order to reduce government's size and power, and restore the limited government sought by fiscal conservatives, they simply must address the social issues. It's the breakdown in our culture that has caused millions of Americans to depend on government for their living expenses and for solutions to their personal problems. -- Phyllis Schlafly

Bible Ignored, Father Mauled by Grizzly — Bryan Fischer

History reveals that God’s covenant with an ancient nation suggests that one of the consequences for a nation which walks in his statues is that it will have nothing to fear from wild animals. “If you walk in my statutes...I will remove harmful beasts from the land” (Lev. 26:3,6). On the other hand, “[I]f you will not listen to me and will not do all these commandments...I will let loose the wild beasts against you” (Lev. 26:14,22).

The Choice is Plain: Christ or Chaos — American Minute Looks at Peter Marshall

The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration. I am rather tired of hearing about our rights...The time is come...to hear about responsibilities...America's future depends upon her accepting and demonstrating God's government. - Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall

Are We Governed By A Sense of Right and Wrong? — Rufus King

But if in opposition to these sentiments the great body of the people are without Virtue, and not governed by any internal Restraints of Conscience, there is ... room to fear that the Framers of our constitutions and laws have proceeded on principles that do not exist, and that America, which the Friends of Freedom have looked to as an Asylum when persecuted, will not afford that refuge. -- American Founder, Rufus King