Overcoming Evil With Good—By Stanley Griswold

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, STANLEY GRISWOLD, 1801 A Yale graduate in 1786 and Congregational clergyman at New Milford, Connecticut, Griswold led a checkered...

Quiet, Comfortable Christian or True Disciple?—Russell M. Nelson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS August 2015, Ensign The day is gone when you can be a quiet and comfortable Christian. Your religion is not...

Surrender Like a Boy Scout

BY SELWYN DUKE There has been much written about the Boy Scouts of America’s recent acceptance of openly homosexual scout masters. The organization has been...

Jonathan Swift—Essay upon the Art of Political Lying

Commentary In 1710, Jonathan Swift writes an essay for The Examiner. Besides, as the vilest writer has his readers, so the greatest liar has his believers;...

Joseph Sewall: Nineveh’s Repentance and Deliverance

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS A SERMON Preach'd before His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOUR The HONOURABLE COUNCIL AND Representatives of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay...

Joseph Sewall: Nineveh's Repentance and Deliverance

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS A SERMON Preach'd before His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOUR The HONOURABLE COUNCIL AND Representatives of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay...

Ezra Taft Benson: Foundation and Function of Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS No people can maintain freedom unless their political institutions are founded upon faith in God and belief in the...

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...

Abraham Williams: An Election Sermon

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, ABRAHAM WILLIAMS Boston 1762 Independent and audacious enough while a student at Harvard to be known in some ministerial...

Endowed by Their Creator, by Leonard E. Read

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20th CENTURY BOOKS 1979, Foundation For Economic Education ALMOST EVERYONE says he favors freedom; just try to find a single individual who says...

Jonathan Dickinson on God and Atheism

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS BOSTON, 1741 Born in Hatfield, Massachusetts on April 22, 1688, Jonathan Dickinson studied theology at the Collegiate School of Connecticut...

Moses Mather On Free Agency

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, MOSES MATHER 1775 Free agency, or a rational existence, with its powers and faculties, and freedom of enjoying and exercising...

Ezra Taft Benson: Counter Falsehood With The Truth

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1964 In October of 1964, Ezra Taft Benson identified "three great dangers that threaten the Church within."...

Jacob Cushing: The Workings of Divine Providence

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS APRIL 1778 ... That there is a God, “is the prime foundation of all religion.” We should therefore employ our...

Ezra Taft Benson: Progress? Yes, But By What Means?

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS: EZRA TAFT BENSON 1962 All of us are anxious to see our country progress, but we want to know by...

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

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20th CENTURY SERMONS: SENATOR JESSE HELMS Each of us has a part to play in bringing about the great spiritual awakening that...

Boyd K. Packer: True Love and the Procreative Power

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS, BOYD K. PACKER 2015 True love requires reserving until after marriage the sharing of that affection which unlocks those sacred...

Robert D. Hales: Our Duty to Defend Religious Liberty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS, ROBERT D. HALES 05 April 2015 As we walk the path of spiritual liberty in these last days, we must...

Benson: The Lord Works From the Inside Out

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS: EZRA TAFT BENSON 1985 Social engineering schemes, which are at root born of psychological, sociological, economic, and political determinism, are...

We Are a Christian Nation, and We Christians Must Stand Up

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, J. REUBEN CLARK JR. 1939 Constitution Inspired I speak today as an American citizen who believes as he believes in Deity,...

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 Principle of Allegiance to the Constitution

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS: J. REUBEN CLARK JR. 1940 God provided that in this land of liberty, our political allegiance shall run not to...

The Great Commandments, And The Source of Human Rights

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1977 After discussing the civic application of the divine law of Ten Commandments, Patriot, Statesmen, and modern...

Which Is the Most Important

A WAY OF LIFE, L. TOM PERRY Many years ago at stake conferences, we would show a film clip to illustrate the theme of the...

The Vital Role of a Mother

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS: GORDON B. HINCKLEY 2000 “Women who make a house a home make a far greater contribution to society than those...

Calamities, Trials, Justice Meant for Good – John Witherspoon

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS: JOHN WITHERSPOON 1776 The wrath of man praiseth God, as it is the instrument in his hand for bringing sinners...

Isaac Backus: Five Reasons Religious Taxes Are Wrong

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, ISAAC BACKUS 1773 In civil states the power of the whole collective body is vested in a few hands, that they may with...

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...

Morality and the Law: A Partnership

BY STEVE FARRELL “I suppose persons who mouth the slogan think they are saying something profound. In fact, if that is an argument at...

The Interview: Paine's Christianity, Part 2

BY STEVE FARRELL Was founder Thomas Paine ever a Christian, and ever anything other than a man who shouted the Bible down as "Fraud!" Most of...