QUOTES ON GOD & GOVERNMENT FROM AMERICA'S FOUNDERS
"It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible."
"The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity,"
"It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ."
|Taken July 3rd at my home in Franklin, TN|
"The highest glory of the American revolution is this; it connected, in one dissoluble bond, the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity,"
John Quincy Adams
"I have lived, sir, a long time and the linger I live the more convincing proofs I see of this truth--that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?"
"God who have us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are a gift from God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just and His justice cannot sleep forever,"
"A watchful eye must be kept on ourselves lest, while we are building ideal monuments of renown and bliss here, we neglect to have our names enrolled in the Annals of Heaven,"
Quotes originally compiled by Che Ahn.