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The Battle of Monongahela: God’s Providence?
The date was July 9th, 1755. The war was the French and Indian War with the British. Both Franklin and Washington had warned British General Braddock of a possible ambush. Braddock, without concern marched his men in a line stretching … Continue reading
New Year’s Resolutions
The end of a year is a time for reflection. We, as God’s people, are instructed to make self-examination. Paul wrote, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves…” (2 Corinthians 13:5). He again wrote, “Let … Continue reading
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In The News: How Many Heard?
We read in the Bible of Jesus and the apostles speaking before large crowds of people. Could so many really hear and understand what was said? This is a question asked by critics of the Bible. It is also joked … Continue reading
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Our Sacred Honor
When the 56 founding fathers signed their name to the Declaration of Independence, they were basically signing their own death warrants. John Hancock reportedly said, “There must be no pulling of different ways… we must hang together.” Ben Franklin reportedly … Continue reading
Posted in Dedication, Fellowship, History Tagged abraham clark, america, benjamin franklin, created equal, creator, decalration of independence, dedication, founding fathers, honor, john hancock, martin luther king jr., richard stockton, robert morris, sacred honor, sacrifice, thomas mckean, thomas nelson, unalienable rights Leave a comment
Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 5)
America is rare. Few countries in the history of the world have afforded so much opportunity to its citizens to select its leaders. This brings much responsibility. It is said that a lady asked Benjamin Franklin “Well, Doctor, what have … Continue reading
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