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John Adams: His Faith

The Great & Unique Advantages of a Christian Education – John Adams – August...

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL On August 14, 1796 Vice President John Adams reflecting on the importance of a Christian education, sets it down...

The Conditions Upon Which Our Constitution Will Stand or Fall

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...

John Adams: There’s a Divinity that Shapes Our Ends

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Daniel Webster records that in 1776, while some men vacillated as to Independence, John Adams, the "Voice of the Declaration,"...

John Adams: There’s a Divinity that Shapes Our Ends

LIBERTY LETTERS, 1776 Daniel Webster records that in 1776, while some men vacillated as to Independence, John Adams, the "Voice of the Declaration," arose and...

Great Pillars of American Liberty

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Not long ago, I watched a noted atheist - an ACLU member - venomously attacked American Christians for daring to...

Truth and Right Invariably the Same—John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Nature and truth, or rather truth and right are invariably the same in all times and in all places; and...

This Life Designed To Be An Education for A Future One

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS A man’s observing the flux of the tide to-day, renders it credible that the same phenomenon may be observed to-morrow....

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...

Is Grief an Evil?

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 10 Is grief an evil? More to the point, is there something fundamentally wrong with you or...

Proper Business of This Life – John Adams

They Were Believers, John Adams Our proper business in this life is not to accumulate large fortunes, not to gain high honors and important offices...

The Rational Creation, Sin, & the Atonement – John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS April 25-26, 1756 April 25. Astronomers tell us with good reason, that not only all the planets and satellites in our...

The Rational Creation, Sin, & the Atonement – John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS April 25-26, 1756 April 25. Astronomers tell us with good reason, that not only all the planets and satellites in our...

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...

Adams on Mayhew, Arminians & A Cart Whose Wheels Want Greasing

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Stopped to see Mr. Haven, of Dedham, who told me, very civilly, he supposed I took my faith on trust...

Adams on Mayhew, Arminians & A Cart Whose Wheels Want Greasing

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Stopped to see Mr. Haven, of Dedham, who told me, very civilly, he supposed I took my faith on trust...

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,...

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...

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...

Great and Marvelous Are Thy Works! – John Adams

They Were Believers, John Adams When I examine the little prospect that lies before me, and find an infinite variety of bodies in one horizon...