Notes on the Barn Door
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Posted by: Ginger
Date:
June 10, 2009

COMMENT: Interesting article printed in Meridian Magazine http://www.meridianmagazine.com/

Patrick Henry, known by his contemporaries as the Orator of the Revolution , said : “It cannot be emphasized too clearly and too often that this nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religion, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Our sixth president, John Quincy Adams, said : “Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior? That it forms a leading event in the progress of the Gospel dispensation? Is it not that the Declaration of Independence first organized the social compact on the foundation of the Redeemer's mission upon earth? That it laid the cornerstone of human government upon the first precepts of Christianity?”

They're not alone; every American president throughout our national history has thus proclaimed. Until now...." full article at http://www.ldsmag.com/ideas/090604promise.html

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