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A Species of Robbery—John Taylor, 1852

JOHN TAYLOR, CALLED UNTO LIBERTY There is also another political party, who desire, through the influence of legislation and coercion, to level the world. To...

America’s Divine Founding—Brigham Young

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19TH CENTURY SERMONS, BRIGHAM YOUNG It was observed this morning that the Government of the United States was the best or most...

Faithful Performance of My Duties: A Religious Obligation

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN QUINCY ADAMS IN compliance with an usage coeval with the existence of our Federal Constitution, and sanctioned by the example of...

Brigham Young: Will the Constitution Be Saved?

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19th CENTURY SERMONS 1854 Speaking of a perilous war against the U.S. Constitution yet to come that had been prophesied by an American...

Politically Imposed Fraternity Will Fail

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19th CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN TAYLOR 1875 The world have generally made great mistakes upon these points. They have started various projects to try...

Longfellow—Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells. December 25, 1864. ————— I HEARD the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat, Of peace on earth, good-will to...

Labor Is Ordained of God

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19TH CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN TAYLOR "Labor is the manufacturer of wealth. It was ordained of God as the medium to be used...

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...

When the Wicked Rule the People Mourn

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young We say that we live in a Republican Government, and we hold that we have the best...

No Matter the Circumstances, Socialism Fails

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, John Taylor I have had it asked me by philosophers, "Is this the only way you propose to ameliorate...

God Inspired American Revolution & Our Constitution

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young We consider that the men in the Revolution were inspired, by the Almighty, to throw off the...

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...

Socialism: “a poor, unwise, and very imbecile” system

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young We heard Brother Taylor’s exposition of what is called Socialism this morning. What can they do? Live...

Socialism is – without exception – “a Species of Robbery”

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19TH CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN TAYLOR 1852 ... There is also another political party, who desire, through the influence of legislation and coercion, to...

Political Systems Will Not Unite the World in Peace

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, John Taylor The world have generally made great mistakes upon these points. They have started various projects to try...

Definining a Constitutional Republic

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, John Taylor The government of the United States is what is called a republic. In a form of government...

The Base, The Only Sure Foundation of Enlightened Society: Young

In the sincere observances of the principles of true religion and virtue, we recognize the base, the only sure foundation of enlightened society and well-established government

A Covenant With God to Obey the Constitution

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Anthony W. Ivins It appears to me that three things are more responsible than all else for our present...

John Taylor: Our Second Mission

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, John Taylor Besides the preaching of the Gospel, we have another mission, namely, the perpetuation of the free agency...

The Honor of Labor

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, John Taylor Labor is the manufacturer of wealth. It was ordained of God as the medium to be used...