The Progressives Are Destroying America

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When the Pilgrims stepped off the Mayflower, they brought the Bible with them. The reason they came here and endured such great hardship was this: They wanted their children to live in a society that was governed by Biblical principles. And their descendents, the Founding Fathers, fulfilled that dream.  They invented a new form of government. And they gave us a nation where we are  free to practice our religion and to govern ourselves.

American exceptionalism is the result of God’s blessing. And the Liberty that we enjoy today is a by-product of Christianity.

Throughout history, our leaders warned us that “Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants.” (Wm Penn) And “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”(Patrick Henry) “You can’t enslave a Bible-reading people.” (Horace Greeley) And the Bible was America’s textbook for the first three hundred and fifty years of our existence.

Noah Webster was the greatest American educator who ever lived. Look at what he wrote in his public school textbook, “History of the United States” in 1832: “The religion which has introduced civil liberty is the religion of Christ and his apostles, which enjoins humility, piety, and benevolence; which acknowledges in every person a brother, or a sister, and a citizen with equal rights. This is genuine Christianity, and to this we owe our free Constitutions of Government.”

He was writing to school children. He gave them the following advice, and his words turned out to be prophetic:

“When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed on your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers just men who will rule in the fear of God. The preservation of a republican government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty.

If the citizens neglect their duty and place unprincipled men in office, the government will soon be corrupted; laws will be made not for the public good so much as for the selfish or local purposes; Corrupt or incompetent men will be appointed to execute the laws; the public revenues will be squandered on unworthy men; and the rights of the citizens will be violated or disregarded.

If a republican government fails to secure public prosperity and happiness, it must be because the citizens neglect the divine commands, and elect bad men to make and administer the laws.”

The Progressives measure our “progress” by how far we’ve departed from the teachings of the Bible. Look how how far we have progressed, in their eyes, in the past fifty years! The Ten Commandments are banned in public buildings. And it’s illegal to read the Bible in the public schools.

We were naive enough to let the Progressives remove the Bible from our culture. They knew they had to take our Bibles away before they could enslave us. They tell us there’s no such thing as truth, or liberty that comes from God. They want their government to be our god, and they want to make slaves of us all.

Why are they so afraid of the Bible? What’s in there that scares them so muchl?  It is the truth. And the truth is their enemy. They can’t stand it, and they can’t stand up to it. To them, truth is like Kryptonite to Superman.

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Godly Minds, Bold Hearts: Behind the American Defense Against Tyranny

Godly Minds, Bold Hearts

Godly Minds, Bold Hearts

Godly Minds, Bold Hearts: Behind the American Defense Against Tyranny, by Kara L. Kramer (ISBN: 9780615306377)

Godly Minds, Bold Hearts is a treasure. It contains a wealth of information about the founding of America. It explains how our American form of government was born. The Founding Fathers sacrificed their lives and property so that we could be free from tyranny.

Godly Minds, Bold Hearts is loaded with excellent quotes from our greatest heroes. Listen to the immortal words of these American Patriots:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness . . . The Declaration of Independence

The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time. . . . Thomas Jefferson

Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature. Benjamin Franklin

The people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants. William Penn

It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. Patrick Henry

Whenever the pillars of Christianity shall be overthrown, our present republican forms of government, and all blessings which flow from them, must fall with them. Jedediah Morse

The following quotes show us that Americans today are fighting in the same war as the Founding Fathers—as the Tyrants of the world try to stamp out Liberty, Godliness, and Christianity. These words are just as relevant today as when they were first spoken.

The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite. Thomas Jefferson

And yet the same revolutionary belief for which our forbears fought is still at issue around the globe, the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.  John F. Kennedy

The fact that the war against Liberty is still going on proves that we haven’t lost it. There’s hope for America yet. Listen to these inspiring words from Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death” speech:

The millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us. Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations . . . Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.

Every school child in America needs to hear this speech. And this is one example of what you will find in Godly Minds, Bold Hearts. It’s an excellent textbook on American History. We’ve made it a permanent part of our Homeschool library.

I absolutely love this book. It inspires me, and reminds me of what it means to be an American. I recommend it to everyone who loves America. Thank you, Kara Kramer, for teaching us the truth about the American Revolution.

Larry Vaughn

The Bible Believer

http://TheBibleBeliever.com

http://TheBibleBelieversHandbook.com

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Tea Party Patriots

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We are a Homeschooling family. American History is our favorite subject, and we love going to the Taxpayers Tea Parties.

I’ll never forget the first Tea Party in Memphis.  My daughter and her four kids were there with me. We enjoyed being in the company of hundreds of American patriots. We felt like we were participating in American history. Which, of course, we were.

The kids were amazed by the passion of the speakers addressing the crowd in the open air. They liked answering the speakers saying,”We say no,” in unison with the crowd. We made a memory that day, and I hope they remember it all the days of their lives.

While we were driving home, I told the kids what I remembered about the American Revolution. I told them that Patrick Henry made a stirring speech in which he said “Give me liberty, or give me death.” And that speech was the spark that ignited the American Revolution. It must have been some speech.

So I found it and read it to the children. While I was reading it, I realized that I had never seen the entire speech before. some important things about it. I studied American History in college, but we only read the part where Patrick Henry proclaimed, “Give me liberty or give me death.”

It’s very likely that you have never read it either, and I’ll tell you why. Patrick Henry’s speech has been removed from our textbooks because he talks about God in it.  If  young and impressionable school children read this, they might be inspired to love God and to love America. That would defeat the purpose of modern education which is to indoctrinate our children with secularism, multi-culturism, and socialism.

The following lines are from Patrick Henry’s speech to the Virginia Assembly on March 23, 1775. They are just as true for Americans today as they were then. I believe that he was inspired by the Spirit of God to speak these words.

The millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us. Besides sir, we shall not fight our battles alone.

There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilent, the active, the brave. . . .

Is life so dear; or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.


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