They Were Believers

Fundamental Points In All Sound Religion—Benjamin Franklin

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 9 March 1790 YOU desire to know something of my religion. It is the first time I have been questioned upon...

Samuel Adams—On Discovering Our True Happiness

THEY WERE BELIEVERS: SAMUEL ADAMS Boston, October 21, 1772 To Andrew Elton Wells My DEAR SIR I have receivd several Letters from you; and my not having returnd any...

George Washington: First Inaugural Address

THEY WERE BELIEVERS City of New York, Thursday, April 30, 1789 Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and of the House of Representatives: AMONG the vicissitudes incident to life...

Law Defined—Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, NOAH WEBSTER 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language LAW, noun 1. A rule, particularly an established or permanent rule, prescribed by...

Law Defined—Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, NOAH WEBSTER 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language LAW, noun 1. A rule, particularly an established or permanent rule, prescribed by...

Gouverneur Morris: The Only Solid Base of Free Governments

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GOUVERNEUR MORRIS For avoiding the extremes of despotism or anarchy ... the only ground of hope must be on the morals of...

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...

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,"...

Mass. Congress to Washington, Imploring Almighty God’s Help

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, MASSACHUSETTS PROVINCIAL CONGRESS Letter to General George Washington Watertown, Mass., 3 July 1775 May it please your Excellency The Congress of the Massachusetts Colony impress’d...

Mass. Congress to Washington, Imploring Almighty God's Help

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, MASSACHUSETTS PROVINCIAL CONGRESS Letter to General George Washington Watertown, Mass., 3 July 1775 May it please your Excellency The Congress of the Massachusetts Colony impress’d...

Blessings of That People Whose God is Jehovah

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON ...I rejoice that a spirit of liberality and philanthropy is much more prevalent than it formerly was among the enlightened...

‘Brother Jonathan’s’ Prayer for Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JONATHAN TRUMBULL TO GEORGE WASHINGTON 13th July 1775—Lebanon Suffer me to join in Congratulating you, on your appointment to be General and...

'Brother Jonathan's' Prayer for Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JONATHAN TRUMBULL TO GEORGE WASHINGTON 13th July 1775—Lebanon Suffer me to join in Congratulating you, on your appointment to be General and...

No Kings In America!—A Biblical Appeal

Paine’s Christianity: Part 3 BY STEVE FARRELL “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right,” argued Thomas...

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...

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...

Lincoln—National Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving ... no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to...

God and Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Washington, perhaps more than any other Founder, saw the hand of God everywhere. It never fails. Write a column...

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...

Protected Beyond All Human Probability—George Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON To John Washington, July 18, 1755 Dear Brother, As I have heard, since my arrival at this place, a circumstantial...