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??/??/202? ~ Best Presidential Quotations #1 – #10


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Greatness is built on timeless truths.

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In the course of human events time slips on. In each moment,
those of curious and wondering minds question the reality about.
Characters develop with both sharp and soft demeanors as situations
and conditions unravel. Memories either dominate or passions ahead
guide. For us to be the nation inspired of free men desiring a better
way, of good conscience under God’s grace, we cannot abandon
those things believed by the great and noble souls of the past.
Many genuine so hard fought for our enlightenment, and forged
the pathways we now enjoy. If we dismiss or forget their careful
examination of truths, and determined thoughts of wisdom,
surely they will be lost to the coffins of the past.


PART 1

1. George Washington (1789-1797)

“It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.”

“Do not let any one claim to be a true American
if they ever attempt to remove religion from politics.”

“Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be
maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to
expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.”

2. John Adams (1797-1801)

“As the safety and prosperity of nations ultimately and essentially
depend on the protection and the blessing of Almighty God, and
the national acknowledgment of this truth is not only an
indispensable duty which the people owe to Him.”

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.
It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”

“Human passions unbridled by morality and religion…would break
the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net.”

Duty to God builds the best civilizations
  Unbridled Human passions  

X Morality and religion X

Break the Constitution


“I have examined all religions, and the result
is that the Bible is the best book in the world.”

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)

“The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. And can
the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their
only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of a people that these liberties
are of the Gift of God? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect
that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever.”

“Because religious belief, or non-belief, is such an important part of
every person’s life, freedom of religion affects every individual. Religious
institutions that use government power in support of themselves and force
their views on persons of other faiths, or of no faith, undermine all our civil
rights. Moreover, state support of an established religion tends to make
the clergy unresponsive to their own people, and leads to corruption within
religion itself. Erecting the “wall of separation between church and state,”
therefore, is absolutely essential in a free society.”

“The clergy converted the simple teachings of Jesus into an engine
for enslaving mankind and adulterated by artificial constructions into
a contrivance to filch wealth and power themselves … these clergy,
in fact, constitute the real Anti-Christ.”

Religious Authority is declared by God, Not man
  Into:

       An engine for enslaving mankind
       Adulterated / atificial constructions
       A contrivance to filch wealth & power   

Clergy = The real Anti-Christ


“Sir, no nation has ever yet existed or been governed without religion.
Nor can be. The Christian religion is the best religion that has been
given to man, and I as chief magistrate of this nation am bound
to give it the sanction of my example.”

4. James Madison (1809-1817)

“We have staked the whole future of American civilization
not on the power of government, far from it. We have staked
the whole of our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for
self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern
ourselves according to the commandments of God. The future
and success of America is not in this Constitution, but in the
laws of God upon which this Constitution is founded.”

“It is the duty of every man to render to the Creator such homage ...
Before any man can be considered as a member of Civil Society,
he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe...”

“Whilst we assert for ourselves a freedom to embrace, to profess and
observe the Religion which we believe to be of divine origin, we cannot
deny equal freedom to those whose minds have not yet yielded to the
evidence which has convinced us. If this freedom be abused, it is an
offense against God, not against man: To God, therefore,
not to man, must an account of it be rendered. ”

“During almost fifteen centuries has the legal establishment of Christianity
been on trial. What has been its fruits? More or less, in all places,
pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in
the laity; in both, superstition, bigotry, and persecution.”

Weakness of Flesh Shunts Nobility
Christianity on trial:

    Clergy = Pride and Indolence
    Laity = Ignorance and Sevility
in both
Superstition  Bigotry
Persecution
Mankind on trial:

    Leaders = Superiority & Inactivity
    Believers = Unfamiliarity & Sucking-up

Falsehoods  Prejudices
Torments

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary.”

“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm.”

“If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land,
it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.”

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)

“Before any man can be considered as a member of civil society,
he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe.
And to the same Divine Author of every good and perfect gift we
are indebted for all those privileges and advantages, religious as
well as civil, which are so richly enjoyed in this favored land.”

There is the transparent part of a soul, while other parts are
preserved hidden. Integrity is to draw from the obvious leaving those
hidden parts of power scheming hypocrisy behind. What is plain has
no greater value. Crippling the rise of humanity, in the truth of God,
leadership is atrocious when it unjustly condemns its own.
The failings of men are found in their thirst for power and
self-interest over outcries for justice. Therefore, God opened
a door for men to find family, and a nation of free conscience,
to worship God in one’s own spirit and truth.


Inspiration’s seed is a desire for change
Good governing only comes by abiding in God’s word
Politics without religious conviction is anti-American
Morality is not upheld without religious principle
Never forget God only protects a faithful people
Unbridled human passions destroy society
The book of greatest measure in value is the Bible
Liberty and life is a God given gift to each
State sponsored religion leads to corruption
History reflects atrocities of domination by churches
The success of any nation is built on the laws of God
It is the duty of each soul to be subject to God
We must beware of allowing evil men to rule
Only believers can be true members of civil society

The unity we hold comes only by the truths we cherish

PART 2

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)

“The highest glory of the American Revolution was this:
it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of
civil government with the principles of Christianity.”

“The first and almost the only book deserving of universal attention is the
Bible. I speak as a man of the world to men of the world; and I say to you,
Search the Scriptures! The Bible is the book of all others, to be read at all
ages, and in all conditions of human life; not to be read once or twice
or thrice through, and then laid aside, but to be read in small
portions of one or two chapters every day, and never to be
intermitted, unless by some overruling necessity.”

“The Bible contains the revelation of the will of God.
It contains the history of the creation of the world, and of mankind.”

“The Sermon on the Mount commands me to lay up for myself
treasures, not upon earth, but in Heaven. My hopes of a
future life are all founded upon the Gospel of Christ.”

“There are three points of doctrine the belief of which forms the
foundation of all morality. The first is the existence of God; the second
is the immortality of the human soul; and the third is a future state of
rewards and punishments. Suppose it possible for a man to disbelieve
either of these three articles of faith and that man will have no conscience,
he will have no other law than that of the tiger or the shark. The
laws of man may bind him in chains or may put him to death,
but they never can make him wise, virtuous, or happy.”

Harmony can only be found from within
→ The foundation of all morality
       1) The existence of God
       2) The immortality of the human soul
       3) A future state of rewards & punishments

“THE Gospel of Christ not only differs from all other systems of religion in
the superior excellence of the truths it reveals, but also in the directions it
gives for the propagation of its doctrines. Other systems seek to advance
themselves by invoking the aid of the secular power, and by forcing men,
against their convictions, to accept a theory repugnant to their views.
They have thus succeeded in thronging their temples with hypocritical
worshippers, bound to their altars through fear and slavish dread. These
systems, in order to maintain themselves, find it necessary to proscribe
and persecute all who differ from them, either in their articles of belief
or mode of worship. But the Gospel of Christ, though it is the infallible
truth of God, expressly prohibits a resort to any such measures for its
advancement. It not only teaches its adherents to utterly abandon the
use of carnal weapons for its propagation, but it also charges them not
to proscribe those who may differ in their views or mode of worship. This
principle is directly expressed in the text and its connection. The teaching
of the Savior has been violated, however, even by his professed followers;
and, in the name of the meek and lowly Jesus, men have gone forth with
proscription, oppression, and persecution, to advance their own opinions,
and crush out that liberty of thought, and those rights of conscience
vouchsafed to man by his Maker, and the free exercise of which is
alone compatible with his personal accountability.”

... we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than
what we have preached to you, let him be accursed. ... ~ Galatians 1:8-9


“...he [Muhammad] declared undistinguishing and exterminating war,
as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind ...
The precept of the Koran is, perpetual war against all
who deny, that Mahomet is the prophet of God.”

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more,
do more and become more, you are a leader.”

“It was the special purpose of Christ's appearance
upon earth to bring immortality to light.”

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)

“That book [Bible], sir, is the Rock on which our Republic rests.”


“From the earliest ages of history to the present day there have never
been thirteen millions of people associated in one political body who
enjoyed so much freedom and happiness as the people of these United
States. You have no longer any cause to fear dangers from abroad
... It is from within, among yourselves - from cupidity, from corruption,
from disappointed ambition and inordinate thirst for power
- that factions will be formed and liberty endangered ...”

Freedom is only free when concern for others is the Bond
Endangered liberty is from within:
           Cupidity (Greedy Meanness)
           Corruption
           Disappointed ambition
           Inordinate thirst for power

“Go to the Scriptures... the joyful promises it contains
will be a balsam to all your troubles.”

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)

“I only look to the gracious protection of the Divine Being whose
strengthening support I humbly solicit, and whom I fervently pray to look
down upon us all. May it be among the dispensations of His Providence to
bless our beloved country with honors and with length of days; may her
ways beways of pleasantness, and all her paths be peace.”

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)

"I deem the present occasion sufficiently important and solemn to justify
me in expressing to my fellow-citizens a profound reverence for the
Christian religion and a thorough conviction that sound morals,
religious liberty, and a just sense of religious responsibility are
essentially connected with all true and lasting happiness; ….”

Clear how to obtain peace beyond understanding
    True and lasting happiness

           Sound Morals
           Religious Liberty
           Sense of Religious Responsibility     


“Conscience, that vicegerent of God in the human heart,
whose "still small voice" the loudest revelry cannot drown.”

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)

“Let it be henceforth proclaimed to the world that man's conscience was
created free; that he is no longer accountable to his fellow man for his
religious opinions, being responsible therefore only to his God.”

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)

“Under the blessings of Divine Providence ...
It becomes us in humility to make our devout acknowledgments
to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for the inestimable civil
and religious blessings with which we are favored.”

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)

“The Bible is the best of books, and I wish it were in the hands of every
one. It is indispensable to the safety and permanence of our institutions.
A free government can not exist without religion and morals, and there
cannot be morals without religion. Especially should the Bible be placed in
the hands of the young. It is the best school book in the world. I would that
all our people were brought up under the influence of that holy book.”

Without Faith in God Societies Crumble

           Bible is the best books
                  Religion ↔ Morals
                                  ↓
                              Safety
                                  ↓
         Permanence of our Institutions
                  ⭩                              ⭨
  Best School Book           Free Government  


One cannot avoid principles of truth, even if ignored, denied, or
innocently unnoticed. To obtain the greatest in individual life was the
goal of the founding fathers of America. Ignorance and shortness of
memory demands truth’s refreshing, and constant reminder, to build a
cemented foundation, either personal or global. The magic dust of life
is the hope we have for one another. Without conscience, the sting
of hate buries those lacking of it. Persecutors play boss absent of
following the will of God. Accountability to God rises over the threats
of man. God’s simple truth cuts through all the lies propagated of
men. What defeats a people is unhappy mean spirits allowed to
dominate without accountability. Troubles inevitable increase where
God is not considered as the rule of law. Responsibility is a sign
of honesty. Blessed is where each is able to answer to their own
conscience, to God alone. True religion embodies safety through
morals strengthening all who would have her, the bride of God.
Leadership is built upon godliness.


Uprising from tyranny the cry goes out to God
American revolution employed Christian principles
The Bible contains God’s own revelations
Christ’s Sermon on the Mount reveals God’s will
Morality is based on accountability to God
Christianity is the only religion based on evidence
Christ’s life brought immortality to light
The Bible is the rock our society rests upon
Individual prayers of peace built on honor endure
Christian principles lead to true & lasting happiness
Conscience is the loudest voice of God
Freedom of conscience asserts duty to God, not man
All should humbly thank God for Divine Providence
The Bible’s vital for our safety and social endurance

What is Holy rises from the heart of honesty

PART 3

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)

“May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not.”

“God knows that I detest slavery, but it is an existing evil, for which we are
not responsible, and we must endure it, till we can get rid of it without
destroying the last hope of free government in the world.”

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)

“But let not the foundation of our hope rest upon man's wisdom.
It will not be sufficient that sectional prejudices find no place in the
public deliberations. It will not be sufficient that the rash counsels of
human passion are rejected. It must be felt that there is no national
security but in the nation's humble, acknowledged dependence
upon God and His overruling providence.”

Real Security is given by God

His Overruling Providence

Foundation of Our Hope

National Security

  Humble Dependence upon God  


15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)

“The Government of the United States possesses
no power whatever over the question of religion.”

“I am the last President of the United States!”

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)

“That I am not a member of any Christian Church, is true;
but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures; and I have
never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general,
or of any denomination of Christians in particular.”

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad.
That’s my religion.”

“I am for liberty of conscience in its noblest, broadest, and highest sense.
But I cannot give liberty of conscience to the pope and his followers, the
papists, so long as they tell me, through all their councils, theologians,
and canon laws that their conscience orders them to burn my wife,
strangle my children, and cut my throat when they find their opportunity.”

“I see a very dark cloud on America's horizon,
and that cloud is coming from Rome.”

“The war, the American Civil War of 1861-1865, would never
have been possible without the sinister influence of the Jesuits.”

“When any church will inscribe over its altar, as its sole qualification
for membership, the Savior's condensed statement of the substance
of both law and Gospel, 'Thou shalt love the lord thy God with all
thy heart, and with all thy soul and thy neighbor as thyself'
that church will I join with all my heart and all my soul.”

“Surely God would not have created such a being as man,
with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day!
No, no, man was made for immortality.”

“Near eighty years ago we began by declaring that all men are
created equal; but now from that beginning we have run down to
the other declaration, that for SOME men to enslave OTHERS is a
"sacred right of self-government." These principles cannot stand
together. They are as opposite as God and mammon; and
whoever holds to the one, must despise the other.”

“The Bible says somewhere that we are desperately selfish.
I think we would have discovered that fact without the Bible.”

“I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right.
But it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and
this nation should be on the Lord's side.”

“Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest
concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”

“I do not boast that God is on my side,
I humbly pray that I am on God's side.”

“Don't pray that God's on our side, pray that we're on his side.”

“Faith is not believing that God can, but that God will.”

“Freedom is the natural condition of
the human race, in which the Almighty intended men to live.
Those who fight the purpose of the Almighty will not succeed.
They always have been, they always will be beaten.”

“The only assurance of our nation's safety is
to lay our foundation in morality and religion.”

“My friends I now leave, not knowing when, or whether ever, I may return,
with a task before me greater than that which rested upon Washington.
Without the assistance of that Divine Being, who ever attended him,
I cannot succeed. With that assistance, I cannot fail.”

“It is the eternal struggle between these two principles - right and wrong.
They are the two principles that have stood face to face from the
beginning of time and will ever continue to struggle. It is the same
spirit that says, "You work and toil and earn bread, and I'll eat it."

“I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate and aid this effort to
maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our National Union,
and the perpetuity of popular government; and to redress wrongs
already long enough endured.”

The heart of all truth is undeniable
Free
Society
 =  Citizens maintaining
honor and integrity

“And upon this act [Emancipation Proclamation]
... I invoke ...the gracious favor of Almighty God.”

“I will either be America's greatest president or its last.”

Allegiance to God is only obtained by the noble of heart who give their
whole. Without submitting to God, the true heights of existence can
never be found. Down is to up and direction either lifts or descends in
the story we all travel. Between pain and glory, honorable are the self-
sacrificing hard workers that claim no credit, just hope, and love of
others. That value from above pays conscience in memories of
loneliness and inspiration, either through imagination or God’s own
grace of providence. Living comes by individual salvation as the
foundation, and delivers all that is higher where angels dwell.


To be right with God lifts one above all of mankind
People often are at odds against one another
A long held hope is to be free of oppressiveness
Humble hearts dependent on God keeps freedom
The truth of scriptures cannot be denied
Many churches do not follow God’s commands
God created man to live forever
Prejudice and greed stifle freedom in life
Humans are guided by desperate selfishness
We must ask if we are on the Lord’s side
No matter adversity, God’s Will will be done
Morality and religion is the hinge of safety
Honest forgiving hearts is what God seeks
Freedom is a struggle of heart to love

Long is the stretch in time to eternity's gate

PART 4

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)

“You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's
initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently
by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.”

Cultures spiral on perpetual poverty without equitable prospects
( Character
Courage
 =  Initiative +
Independence
)  >  Undeserved
aid

“Any society that takes away from those most capable
and gives to the least will perish.”

“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming
conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and
that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.”

“You must remember that some things legally right are not morally right.”

“When I left Springfield [to become President] I asked the people
to pray for me. I was not a Christian. When I buried my son, the
severest trial of my life, I was not a Christian. But when I went to
Gettysburg and saw the graves of thousands of our soldiers,
I then and there consecrated myself to Christ.”

“I am profitably engaged in reading the Bible.
Take all of this Book upon reason that you can, and
the balance by faith, and you will live and die a better man
(When a skeptic expressed surprise to see him reading a Bible).”

“In regard to this Great Book, I have but to say, it is the best gift
God has given to man. All the good the Savior gave to the world
was communicated through this book. But for it we could not know
right from wrong. All things most desirable for man's welfare,
here and hereafter, are to be found portrayed in it. ”

“All things desirable to men are contained in the Bible.”

“The judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.”

“Don't kneel to me, that is not right. You must kneel to God only,
and thank Him for the liberty you will hereafter enjoy.”

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)

“Let us look forward to the time when we can take the flag of
our country and nail it below the Cross, and there let it wave as it
waved in the olden times, and let us gather around it and inscribed
for our motto: 'Liberty and Union, one and inseparable, now and
forever,' and exclaim, 'Christ first, our country next!'”

“I have performed my duty to my God, my country, and my family.
I have nothing to fear in approaching death. To me it is the mere
shadow of God's protecting wing . . . Here I will rest in quiet and peace
beyond the reach of calumny's poisoned shaft, the influence of
envy and jealous enemies, where treason and traitors or State
backsliders and hypocrites in church can have no peace.”

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)

“Hold fast to the Bible as the sheet anchor of your liberties.
Write its precepts in your hearts, practice them in your lives.”

“Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book
we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization
and to this we must look as our guide in the future.”

“Two commanders on the same field are always one too many.”

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)

“Every age has its temptations, its weaknesses, its dangers.
Ours is in the line of the snobbish and the sordid.”

“Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.”

“The religion of the Bible is the best in the world. I see the infinite
value of religion. Let it be always encouraged. A world of superstition
and folly have grown up around its forms and ceremonies. But the
truth in it is one of the deep sentiments in human nature.”

“I hope you will be benefitted by your churchgoing. Where the habit
does not Christianize, it generally civilizes. That is reason enough
for supporting churches, if there were no higher.”

The larger scheme is God’s salvation for man
     Christianize = Civilizes     

“The best religion the world has ever known is the
religion of the Bible. It builds up all that is good.”

In establishing an excellence of a people, many factors play crucial
roles. Independence and opportunity assists in the inspiration to
pursue the lives each has been given, over the idleness and
complacency that has destroyed so many previous civilizations.
God has made everyone to uniquely become someone.
Competence cannot be substituted with amateurs, and if the
most capable are not utilized, and preferred, society becomes
more mediocre, rather than exceptional. Having a common
set of ideals is what draws the success of a people.

Purpose is vital to each and all if enlightenment is to be had. By
abandoning Bible principles, corruption engulfs the retreating unity.
When lawlessness is rampant in defiance of authority (time-honored
laws for order), all is but collapsed, socially. Without noble qualities of
common citizenship, people build their lives behind locked doors, or
if reduced to homelessness, they can be pillaged out in the open by
thugs or roaming gangs. Anarchy arrives when criminals are set free,
and authority does not expeditiously enforce accountability,
embracing lies over truth. Delayed justice is injustice.


Many have fought for the truth where God delivers
Independence is what builds what is best in a soul
Institutional caretakers steal tomorrow’s greatness
God is always the last line in misery’s rope
Man’s immorality circumvents the decency of love
Coming to Christ is the ultimate humbling of a heart
Biblical principles lead to the best a life can be
God prevails offering truth to all in His word
Worship no man, nor Amen charlatan, but God!
Religious zeal is a conquering power
The world is filled with shallow lying schemers
The Bible is the anchor to freedom’s truth
Evil too often overwhelms and hinders good’s climb
Conscience is God’s reminder to love

No man can finish the tasks laid before him

PART 5

20. James A. Garfield (1881)

“I believe in God, and I trust myself in His hands.”

“Men are tending to materialism. Houses, lands, and worldly goods
attract their attention, and as a mirage lure them on to death. Christianity,
on the other hand leads only the natural body to death, and for the spirit,
it points out a house not built with hands, eternal in the heavens ... Let
me urge you to follow Him, not as the Nazarene, the Man of Galilee, the
carpenter's son, but as the ever living spiritual person, full of love and
compassion, who will stand by you in life and death and eternity.”

What one falls for declares depth of character
  Christianity = leads to eternal life  

Materialism = lure to death

“The world's history is a divine poem, of which the history of every nation
is a canto, and every man a word. Its strains have been pealing along
down the centuries, and though there have been mingled the discords of
warring cannon and dying men, yet to the Christian philosopher and
historian - the humble listener - there has been a Divine melody running
through the song which speaks of hope and halcyon days to come.”

“But for we could not know right from wrong. All things most
desirable for man's welfare... are to be found portrayed in it.”

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)

“If it were not for the reporters, I would tell you the truth.”

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)

“All must admit that the reception of the teachings of Christ results
in the purest patriotism, in the most scrupulous fidelity to public trust,
and in the best type of citizenship.”

“And let us not trust to human effort alone, but humbly acknowledging the
power and goodness of Almighty God, who presides over the destiny of
nations, and who has at all times been revealed in our country's history,
let us invoke His aid and His blessings upon our labors.”

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)

“If you take out your statutes, your constitution, your family life,
all that is taken from the sacred book, what would there
be left to bind society together?”

“God forbid that the day should ever come when, in the American mind,
the thought of man as a consumer shall submerge the old American
thought of man as a creature of God, endowed with unalienable rights.”

What one emphasizes declares the outcome
        Materialism        
Consumer


Creature of God
Spirit

“Have you not learned that not stocks or bonds or stately houses,
or products of the mill or field are our country? It is a
spiritual thought that is in our minds.”

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)

“I know that human prejudice - especially that growing out
of race and religion - is cruelly inveterate and lasting.”

“A government for the people must depend for its success
on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest
of the people themselves.”

Only communities in agreement find victory
 Government success depends on: 
          ● Intelligence ≠ Ignorance
          ● Morality ≠ Wickedness
          ● Justice ≠ Lies
          ● Interest of the people ≠ Loss 

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)

“Our faith teaches that there is no safer reliance than upon the God of our
fathers who has so singularly favored the American people in every
national trial and who will not forsake us so long as we obey His
commandments and walk humbly in His footsteps.”

“The more profoundly we study this wonderful Book, and the more
closely we observe its divine precepts, the better citizens we will
become and the higher will be our destiny as a nation.”

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)

“A thorough knowledge of the Bible is
worth more than a college education.”

“I enter a most earnest plea that in our hurried and rather bustling life of
today we do not lose the hold that our forefathers had on the Bible. I wish
to see the Bible study as much a matter of course in the secular colleges
as in the seminary. No educated man can afford to be ignorant of the
Bible, and no uneducated man can afford to be ignorant of the Bible.”

“It is necessary for the welfare of the nation that men's lives
be based on the principles of the Bible. No man, educated
or uneducated, can afford to be ignorant of the Bible.”

“I believe that the next half century will determine if we will advance the
cause of Christian civilization or revert to the horrors of brutal paganism.”

“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible
for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.”

“Envy is as evil a thing as arrogance.”

“The foes from whom we pray to be delivered are our own passions,
appetites, and follies; and against these there is always
need that we should war.”

“There is not one among us in whom a devil does not dwell;
at some time, on some point, that devil masters each of us... It is
not having been in the Dark House, but having left it, that counts.”

“A churchless community, a community where men have
abandoned and scoffed at or ignored their religious needs,
is a community on the rapid downgrade.”

Where a people abandon the Bible, death destroys, and truth
becomes a lie. In climbing toward greater understandings, through
the Bible’s wisdom, it is death that delivers life. Spiritual awareness
is only available to those who surrender to God and His gift of life.
If the river of living water is damned, the people suffocate of thirst.
Freedom has always been an expression of faith where men find
love in the loyalty of their souls, to themselves and others.
Principles of integrity and commitment are the cornerstones
of sure strength in any and all successful enterprises.


Climbing back to God revolves around truth
Belief is nothing without trust
Materialism vanishes the mirage of security
Life transcends where mortals can only wonder
Hope is the Divine Song of future freedom
All must choose as the Bible avails right and wrong
Biblical teachings bind citizens in truth’s harmony
By the spirit men are made strong in fading passions
Prejudice is the seed of hate where no love goes
When those for you are against you, what a loss
Biblical insights reach the highest of all thoughts
By excluding Bible education, anarchy will arrive
The greatest of all wars lies in the self’s strivings
Arrogance and envy is the thief of peace

The Bible delivers divine truths
freeing the soul and building a people


PART 6

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)

“The precepts of the Gospel were universally the obligations of Masonry.”

“The Masonic system represents a stupendous and beautiful fabric,
founded on universal purity, to rule and direct our passions,
to have faith and love in God, and charity toward man.”

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)

“When you have read the Bible, you know it is the word of God,
because it is the key to your heart, your own happiness, and your duty.”

“The Bible is the supreme source of revelation of the meaning of life,
the nature of God, and the spiritual nature and needs of men. It is the only
guide of life which really leads the spirit in the way of peace and salvation.
America was born a Christian nation. America was born to exemplify
that devotion to the elements of righteousness which are derived
from the revelations of Holy Scripture.”

Scarcely given is the truth for all to know
  The Bible is the supreme source of:

      ● Revelation of the meaning of life
      ● The nature of God
      ● The spiritual nature
      ● Needs of men
      ● Guide of life
      ● Leads the spirit in peace and salvation  
      ● Elements of righteousness

“If you lose your wealth, you have lost nothing;
if you lose your health, you have lost something; but
if you lose your character, you have lost everything.”

Character rises from the heart when on the spot
  If you lose your:

                   Wealth = lost nothing
                   Health = lost something
                   Character = lost everything  

“No people are true Christians who do not think constantly of how
they can lift their brother and sister, how they can assist their friends,
how they can enlighten mankind, how they can make virtue the rule
of conduct in the circle in which they live.”

“I am sorry for men who do not read the Bible every day.
I wonder why they deprive themselves of the strength and pleasure.”

“Fear God and you need not fear anyone else.”

“My urgent advice to you would be, not only always to think first of
America, but always, also, to think first of humanity. You do not love
humanity if you seek to divide humanity into jealous camps. Humanity can
be welded together only by love, by sympathy, by justice, not by jealousy
and hatred. I am sorry for the man who seeks to make personal capital
out of the passions of his fellowmen. He has lost touch with the ideal
of America. For America was created to unite mankind.”

Citizens love of country establishes unity
GODLY UNGODLY

Think first of America
Think first of Humanity
Welded by Love
By Sympathy
By Justice


Not love humanity
Divide Humanity
Jealous Camps
By Jealousy and hatred
Lost touch with the ideal


“A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know
what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing
if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about.”

“America was born a Christian nation. America was born to exemplify that
devotion to the elements of righteousness, which are derived from Holy
Scripture. Ladies and gentlemen, I have a very simple thing to ask of you.
I ask of every man and woman in this audience that, from this night on,
they will realize that part of the destiny of America lies in their daily
perusal of this great Book of revelations. (The Bible) That if they would
see America free and pure they will make their own spirits free
and pure by the baptism of Holy Scripture.”

“I firmly believe in Divine Providence. Without belief in Providence I think I
should go crazy. Without God the world would be a maze without a clue.”

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)

“We need citizens who are less concerned about
what their government can do for them, and more
concerned about what they can do for the nation.”

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)

“The strength of our country is the strength of its religious convictions.
The foundations of our society and our government rest so much on the
teachings of the Bible that it would be difficult to support them if faith in
these teachings would cease to be practically universal in our country.”

“It is hard to see how a great man can be an atheist. Without the
sustaining influence of faith in a divine power we could have little faith
in ourselves. We need to feel that behind us is intelligence and love.
Doubters do not achieve; skeptics do not contribute; cynics do not create.
Faith is the great motive power, and no man realizes his full possibilities
unless he has the deep conviction that life is eternally important,
and that his work, well done, is a part of an unending plan.”

Through faith kingdoms are established
Faith in a divine power
Behind us is intelligence and love

Deep conviction
Life is eternally important
  Work well done is part of an unending plan  

Doubters do not achieve
Skeptics do not contribute
Cynics do not create

The root of peace is love. Where men live for contempt of one another,
there is no leadership. Help can only be found through compassionate
hearts healing what is broken. Many splendid arrays cross the ages
where people have joined in a cause for all; the rock of golden
times is the unity found in thankfulness. Freedom of Faith
is what causes blessings to arrive, dismissing doubters
and sceptics to the avalanche of the past.


Hearts ache where lack of faith doubts
The gospel is the universal voice of God
Duty to Bible teachings opens the heart’s joy
Through the Bible life’s true purpose is revealed
Character is a priceless platform of identity
True Christians are concerned with those they know
Strength and pleasure come slim without His Word
God cures the fear of all that man could do
The destiny of America lies in Biblical knowledge
Desires are but fleeting where God endures forever
Without the Spirit of Christ there is no salvation
To find God is to know Him through faith
Atheists eat ignorance in defiance of all that is
Pure is a heart that touches eternity’s truths

The Bible brings the truth of God home

PART 7

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)

“The government of a country never gets ahead of the religion
of a country. There is no way by which we can substitute
the authority of the law for the virtues of men.”

Only ethical morals hold civilization up
Religion of a Country
Virtues of Men

  Government of a Country  
Authority of the Law

“It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.”

“Our government rests upon religion. It is from that source that we
derive our reverence for truth and justice, for equality and liberty,
and for the rights of mankind. Unless the people believe in
these principles they cannot believe in our government.”

Religious values inspire men of good character
   Government rest upon religion   
         ┗► Reverence for ● Truth
                                         ● Justice
                                         ● Equality
                                         ● Liberty
                                         ● Rights of mankind

“The danger to America is not in the direction of the failure to maintain its
economic position, but in the direction of the failure to maintain its ideals.”

“Unless the people, through unified action, arise and take charge of their
government, they will find that their government has taken charge of them.
Independence and liberty will be gone,
and the general public will find itself in a condition
of servitude to an aggregation of organized and selfish interest.”

“If American democracy is to remain the greatest hope of humanity,
it must continue abundantly in the faith of the Bible.”

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)

“The study of the Bible is a post-graduate course
in the richest library of human experience.”

“The whole inspiration of our civilization springs from the teachings
of Christ and the lessons of the prophets. To read the Bible for
these fundamentals is a necessity of American life.”

“There is no other book so various as the Bible, nor one so full of
concentrated wisdom. Whether it be of law, business, morals...he who
seeks for guidance...may look inside its covers and find illumination ...”

“We are indebted to the Book of books (Bible) for our national ideals
and institution. Their preservation rests in adhering to it's precepts.”

“Our strength lies in spiritual concepts. It lies in public sensitivities to evil.
Our greatest danger is not from invading armies. Our dangers are
that we may commit suicide from within by complaisance with evil,
or by public tolerance of scandalous behavior.”

“Menaced by collectivist trends, we must seek revival of our strength
in the spiritual foundations which are the bedrock of our republic.
Democracy is the outgrowth of the religious conviction of the
sacredness of every human life. On the religious side, its highest
embodiment is the Bible; on the political side, the Constitution.”

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)

“[The United States is] founded on the principles of Christianity.”

“I am a Christian and a Democrat, that's all.”

“Lord, reform Thy world, beginning with me.”

“Let us move forward with strong and active faith.”

“We cannot read the history of our rise and development
as a nation without reckoning with the place the Bible has occupied
in shaping the advances of the Republic. Where we have been the
truest and most consistent in obeying its precepts, we have attained
the greatest measure of contentment and prosperity.”

“As Commander-in-Chief, I take pleasure in commending the reading
of the Bible to all who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Throughout the centuries, men of many faiths and diverse origins have
found in the Sacred Book words of wisdom, counsel, and inspiration.
It is a fountain of strength...an aid in attaining the highest
aspiration of the human soul.”

The truths of God bring humble souls comfort
  Found in the Sacred Book:
       ⮡  Words of Wisdom
                            ● Counsel
                            ● Inspiration
                            ● Fountain of strength  

“Freedom of speech is of no use to a man who has nothing to say
and freedom of worship is of no use to a man who has lost his God.”

“No greater blessing could come to our land today than a revival
of the spirit of religion. I doubt if there is any problem in the world today
-- social, political, or economic -- that would not find happy solution
if approached in the spirit of the Sermon on the Mount.”

The Sermon on the Mount holds matter of truth
  ● Seek God's Kingdom/His righteousness  
  ● Recognize your sin and repent
  ● Hunger for God and be kind
  ● Find happiness in a peaceful nature
  ● Obedience from the heart
  ● Shine a godly light before all

“Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.”

“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
Adolf Hitler


“We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms.
The first is freedom of speech and expression. The second is freedom
of every person to worship God in his own way. The third is freedom
from want. The fourth is freedom from fear.”

Ideals are bars of what is hoped in the heart
    Essential human freedoms:
         1)  of speech and expression    
         2)  worship God in own way
         3)  freedom from want
         4)  freedom from fear

“I suggest a nationwide reading of the Holy Scriptures
during the period from Thanksgiving Day to Christmas.”


Noble virtuous ethical morals can so easily be dismissed when carnal
desires overtake restrained thoughtfulness. Hearts of compassion
inevitably have religious convictions, interested in the widest good,
and they build what is best in a people. It is the Bible that has led
the greatest of us. When the heartless rule the heartful, tyranny
and repression plague the land. Leaders without strong religious
principles tend to be dictators, against the good of the people, rather
interested in their own selfish needs. Worshipping the self devours
civility for others and blinds one from the larger picture held by faith.
When a government rises above religious principles, the people
are not served. True deep worship humbles a heart, inviting
understanding in the face of all that we are. It is the difference
between unethical simpletons and wisdom seekers.

Forsaking those ideals we once held as dear to our hearts,
such as truth, justice, equality, liberty, and the right to life, reduces
the lot of us to a most pitiful condition. Our government was created
to protect religious values, not to have them taken away under
the guise of independence for all, even lawlessness. Catering
to the complainers steals from the once moral majority. It is
a mistake to believe freedom is without condition, and any
selfish pursuit or perversion of indecency is the right of all
individuals, at the expense of discarded virtues. Profane
offensive bumper stickers and blatant media immorality deny
the higher national character. It is a slippery slope when the
wisdom and respect of God is cast-off. Our highest aspiration
should be to be Holy, and without such, hell is one step away.


The heights of truth are found in God’s Word
Government over religion crushes true faith
Religion over government releases moral leaders
Sensible growth returns with true humble worship
Without religious values leaders fail the people
Ideals of freedom are lost if God is absent
Socialism & fascism cascade upon the weak minded
Experts agree, Biblical principles are a necessity
The Bible is concentrated with sweeping wisdom
Social preservation depends on obedience to God
Social tolerance with scandalous evil destroys civility
Freedom has no real value if one has lost God’s truth
Great men of faith propel others to follow upward
Admitting sin under God’s pearl in Jesus pleases God

God’s counsel inspires strength of character

PART 8

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)

“This Nation was established by men who believed in God. ...
You will see the evidence of this deep religious faith on every hand.”

“We believe that all men are created equal
because they are created in the image of God.”

“The fundamental basis of this Nation’s law was given to Moses
on the Mount. The fundamental basis of our Bill of Rights comes from
the teachings which we get from Exodus and St. Matthew, from Isaiah
and St. Paul … If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background,
we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does
not believe in the rights for anybody except the State!”

“We must never forget that this country was founded by men who came
to these shores to worship God as they pleased. Catholics, Jews, and
Protestants, all came here for this great purpose. They did not come
here to do as they pleased - but to worship God as they pleased,
and that is an important distinction.”

“A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics.
The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are
all the ethical code anybody needs.”

“We must remember that the test of our religious principles
lies not just in what we say, not only in our prayers, not even
in living blameless lives - but in what we do for others.”

Service is often challenged when sinfulness rules

   Religious Principles:

       •  in what we say
       •  in our prayers
       •  in living blameless lives
      ★ in what we do for others    


34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)

“Without God there could be no American form of government, nor an
American way of life. Recognition of the Supreme Being is the first, the
most basic, expression of Americanism. Thus, the founding fathers of
America saw it, and thus with God’s help, it will continue to be.”

“The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and
the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth. The Bible is endorsed by
the ages. Our civilization is built upon its words. In no other book is
there such a collection of inspired wisdom, reality, and hope.”

The truth can be refused but not denied
  The Bible:
      ⮡  Endorsed by the ages
             ⮡  Civilization built upon it  
                      ● Inspired wisdom
                      ● Reality
                      ● Hope

“In the highest sense the Bible is to us the
unique repository of eternal spiritual truths.”

“It is not a struggle merely of economic theories, or forms of government
or of military power. At issue is the true nature of man. Either man is the
creature whom the psalmist described as a little lower than the angels ...
or man is a soulless, animated machine to be enslaved, used and
consumed by the state for its own glorification. It is, therefore,
a struggle which goes to the roots of the human spirit, and its
shadow falls across the long sweep of man's destiny.”

Only fools cannot see the truth
         True Nature of Man         
     ⭩

A little
  lower than  
the angels


 A soulless
     ⮡   Animated machine
   to be enslaved
         ⮡   used and consumed
                  ⮡   by the state
                                ↓
                        For its own
                        glorification

“We are particularly thankful to you for your part in the movement to have
the words under God added to our Pledge of Allegiance. These words will
remind Americans that despite our great physical strength we must
remain humble. They will help us keep constantly in our minds and hearts
the spiritual and moral principles which alone give dignity to man.”

“If our founding fathers were alive today, they'd roll over in their graves.”

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)

“The rights of man come not from the generosity
of the state but from the hand of God.”

“This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.”

If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar,
and His word is not in us. ~ 1st John 1:10


“The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate,
contrived and dishonest--but the myth--persistent, persuasive and
unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the cliches of our forebears. We
subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy
the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”

“This nation was founded by men of many nations and backgrounds.
It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, and
that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of
one man are threatened ... It ought to to be possible, in short,
for every American to enjoy the privileges of being
American without regard to his race or his color.”

“I think it is appropriate that we pay tribute to this great
constitutional principle which is enshrined in the First Amendment
of the Constitution: the principle of religious independence,
of religious liberty, of religious freedom.”

“But I think it is also important that we pay tribute and acknowledge
another great principle, and that is the principle of religious conviction.
Religious freedom has no significance
unless it is accompanied by conviction.”

“Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet.
We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.”

The Lord has created His nursery for a soul’s return
Our basic common link is we:
    ● All inhabit this small planet
    ● All breathe the same air
    ● All cherish our children's future  
    ● Are all mortal

“The guiding principle of this Nation has been, is now, and ever shall be
IN GOD WE TRUST.”

If we lose that we were created in the image of God, curses rather
than blessing will be upon us. Our country was meant for freedom of
worship, not the abandonment of God. Still with us is His unending
love, waiting for us to find the meaning of His touch in the unending
river of life. To find God, and why men of past sacrificed and
dedicated their lives for all, one must examine God’s word to see that
truth above man’s miniscule convolutions, which are void of true
insight. As we walk in the shadows of ignorance, evil dominates much
of what surrounds us. Importance is declared by each heart, and what
that is exposes depth of character, be it reverent or lawless. Sad is the
practice of, “Kick them while they are down.” It is certainly a travesty
when countless lawyers lie, and businesses rules by cheating the
truth oppressing the honest. Greed is the downfall of all. Humanity
has howled from the beginning, since love became dry and
the tasteless pursuit of hate has dominated.


Castles of heart are built where God dwells
This nation was founded to protect true belief in God
Rulers who deny God demand oppressive servitude
Careless disregard for justice by leaders condemn all
Active faith is found in what we do for others
Americanism is based on faith in God
In spirit is wisdom, strength above the mere physical
The Bible holds eternal truths required by all
Either man is godly spiritual or a servant of the state
Respect for God’s word strengthens unity in a people
God protects a people, not the state of rulers
Spiritual poverty inevitably leads to material failure
Human traditions deceive one from the truth of God
God sees the soul of man over the traffic of troubles

Freedom rises from our love of God

PART 9

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)

“You might say that Lyndon Johnson is a cross
between a Baptist preacher and a cowboy.”

“Emancipation was a proclamation, but not a fact.”

“Greater love hath no man than to attend
the Episcopal Church with his wife.”

“The separation of church and state is a source of strength,
but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation
between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.”

“We need to remember that the separation of church and state must never
mean the separation of religious values from the lives of public servants.
... If we who serve free men today are to differ from the tyrants of this age,
we must balance the powers in our hands with God in our hearts.”

Common sense is lost without God
  Seperation of church and state:
    → Never mean
           ⮡  Seperation of religious values
                  ⮡  From lives of public servants  
                                   ↓
                        Free with God in our hearts

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)

“The Soviet Union began by banishing God. The United States began
as a community of people who wanted to worship God as they chose. ...
Man does not live by bread alone. Those in the United States whose
desire to create a strictly secular society is as strong as Lenin's was
should study this Cold War lesson closely. Communism was defeated
by an alliance spearheaded by 'one nation under God.'”

“To a crisis of the spirit, we need an answer of the spirit.
To find that answer, we need only look within ourselves. When we listen
to the better angels of our nature, we find that they celebrate the simple
things, the basic things--such as goodness, decency, love, kindness.
Greatness comes in simple trappings.”

One cannot enjoy what one does not have
  Look within our spirit
   ⮡  Listen to find the simple things  
        ⮡  Greatness comes in:
                    ● Goodness
                    ● Decency
                    ● Love
                    ● Kindness

“Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be
petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you
don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.”

Wisdom often comes from the coals of despair
  ● Always give your best
  ● Never get discouraged
  ● Never be petty

     → Others may hate you
           ⮡  They win if you hate them
                  ⮡  Then you destroy yourself  

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)

“Without God there could be no American form
of government, nor an American way of life.”

“For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the
soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.”

Freedom without responsibility is perversion
  The church:
     ● Hospital for the soul
     ● School for the mind
     ● Safe depository for moral ideas  

“But the separation of church and state, although a fundamental
principle to which I fully subscribe, was never intended in
my view to separate public morality from public policy.

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)

“I believe with all my heart that standing up for America
means standing up for the God who has so blessed our land.”

“America needs God more than God needs America. If we ever forget that
we are One Nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.”

“Our National Motto - 'In God We Trust' - was not chosen lightly.
It reflects a basic recognition that there is a divine authority
in the universe to which this nation owes homage.”

“Within the covers of the Bible are the
answers for all the problems men face.”

“Our liberty springs from and depends upon an abiding faith in God.”

“We are never defeated unless we give up on God.”

Once evil crawls into the mainstream it is a hard nut to remove.
What has never changed is the intentions of the founding fathers
to create a safe society, free of cleric domination, where individual
worship of God could take precedence. Leaving our original principles
behind changes us into something other than what the original
founders were trying to accomplish, and prevent. Warnings from the
beginning were sounded with fears of failure. By God’s own grace, we
have endured though corruption that has crept at every corner, since
honor became the civil cry of “Give me liberty or give me death.”
Sorrowfully we must ask, have we lost the ideal of freedom
under decency of God’s own declared word?


Insatiable passions miss the peace of God’s calm
We are all slaves to the desires that hold us
Freedom is an ideal long sought after by all
A church of man does not make a disciple of God
If public servants lose holy ideals, freedom is lost
To live for only a material society, one loses vision
All are hated; when one returns hate, defeat comes
Greatness is a measure of kindness, decency, & love
Belief in God has always been a way of American life
Church heals the soul, inspires a mind, teaches truth
Morality should not be separate of public policy
Standing for God defines the line of decency
Without God, no nation can stand
National freedom depends on an abiding faith

Forever is the playground of the faithful

PART 10

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)

“The constitution was never meant to prevent people from praying;
its declared purpose was to protect their freedom to pray.”

“When our Founding Fathers passed the First Amendment,
they sought to protect churches from government interference.
They never intended to construct a wall of hostility between
government and the concept of religious belief itself.”

“Without God, there is no virtue because there is no prompting of
the conscience... without God, there is a coarsening of the society;
without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.”

“God, the source of all knowledge, should never have
been expelled from our children's classrooms.”

“The Bible and its teachings helped form the basis for the Founding
Fathers' abiding belief in the inalienable rights of the individual.”

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.”

“Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and
the rule of law under God is acknowledged.”

“Freedom is one of the deepest and
noblest aspirations of the human spirit.”

“The American dream is not that every man must be level with
every other man. The American dream is that every man must
be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

“The time has come to turn to God and reassert our trust
in Him for the healing of America - our country is in need
of and ready for a spiritual renewal.”

“[Our goal] is to help revive America's traditional values: faith, family,
neighborhood, work and freedom. Government has no business enforcing
these values but neither must it seek, as it did in the recent past, to
suppress or replace them. That only robbed us of our tiller and set
us adrift. Helping to restore these values will bring new strength,
direction and dignity to our lives and to the life of our nation.
It's on these values that we'll best build our future.”

Truth does not change the value it maintains
  Help restore traditional values:  

       ● Faith ≠ Atheism
       ● Family ≠ Abortion or LBGTQx  
       ● Neighborhood ≠ Ghettos
       ● Work ≠ Welfare
       ● Freedom ≠ Servertude

    Best brings dignity to our lives  

“I'm convinced, more than ever, that man finds liberation only when
he binds himself to God and commits himself to his fellow man.”

“There is no limit to the amount of good you
can do if you don’t care who gets the credit.”

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)

“My first act as president is a prayer. I ask you to bow your heads:
Heavenly Father, we bow our heads and thank You for Your love.
Accept our thanks for the peace that yields this day and the shared faith
that makes its continuance likely. Make us strong to do Your work, willing
to head and hear Your will, and write on our hearts these words: 'Use
power to help people.' For we know that we are given power, not to
advance our own purposes, nor to make a great show in the world,
nor a name. There is but one just use of power, and it is to
serve people. Help us to remember it Lord, Amen.”

“No, I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor
should they be considered as patriots. This is one nation under God.”

“Atheists are not Americans.”

“Education is not complete unless we teach our children not only
how to read and write but the difference between right and wrong.”

“Something’s wrong when kids can get birth control
in school but can’t say prayer in school.”

“There is a God and He is good, and his love, while free,
has a self imposed cost: We must be good to one another.”

Great men and women have lived and died for the betterment of all,
sacrificing in time and effort without measure. Passions with the
love of life from God, and disgust for all evil persecutions, have
driven souls to the edge of loss, yet eternal gain. Quantifying
anything is at most difficult, in such a complex world, with all the
variables of the past and present, known and unknown, and then
lies mixed with truth? Each heart has uniquely been given. All have
a common measure of ignorance in the vast ocean that rains upon
all existence. To find freedom has always been a yearning of each
soul, no matter age or place. Life has no borders of distinction as
time moves on. As said, “The present is a gift.” Acknowledging
that the Spirit sustains us is coming to God.

Seasoned men of wisdom declared once for all the best of what
could be for all. These inspirations rose from the truths given by God,
the author of clarity. America was built upon the rock of faith from
the very beginning. Certainly, faith is a chain of what has come before,
and that which lies ahead. Insight and vision erected this country’s
foundation, by the grace of God, and the blood sweating of man.
In such an expanse of sacrifice, it is a travesty to now abandon
our children, to the lusts of the flesh, void of such sacred eternal
truths, which hover just above the dust. It is God who waits for our
conscious return. Of all ever written, it is the Bible that shines
the brightest for the world and individual souls to know.
After all is said and done, love remains.

No time has been void of troubles, yet even more perilous times arrive
when godless ignorance rules the land. Atheists have no place in the
community of man. Common sense is an ability to react, and even
anticipate and implement solutions prior to a pending calamity or
onslaught of evil. Many lack the ability to hear, half less see beyond
themselves. And it is evil we battle in the divides of men. Men and
women of all ages, races, and nations must pray for the salvation
and mercy of God Almighty, to awaken what is written on the
back of each of our hearts. God save us from ourselves!


Answers have been given to questions of why
Constitution was not meant to stop public prayer
Anti-religious sentiments is unconstitutional
Conscience is the prompting of God
Without God society erodes into oblivion
Cursed is the land whose children have not God
Moral courage is an unbeatable advantage
Freedom is a fragile delicacy, & should be cherished
Freedom is to become what God allows
Dignity is in faith, family, work, & neighborhood
God’s call to be in service to others brings liberation
Atheists have no part in American citizenship
Condemned are the children not taught right/wrong
As God is good, we must be good to others as well

Heaven proclaims His goodness
that never leaves us


It is hard to put a man’s lifetime in a box.

Darkness is filled with all that is absent.




 

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