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FOUNDING FATHERS' FAITH


John Adams once remarked, "It is the duty of the clergy to accommodate their discourses to the times, to preach against such sins as are most prevalent, and recommend such virtues as are most wanted. For example, if exorbitant ambition and venality are predominant, ought they not to warn their hearers against those vices? If public spirit is much wanted, should they not inculcate this great virtue? If the rights and duties of Christian magistrates and subjects are disputed, should they not explain them, show their nature, ends, limitations, and restrictions, how muchsoever it may move the gall of Massachusetts?"


Those men and women who formed this great nation, who shed their blood for our freedom, were men and women who feared God and devoted themselves to His Holy, Inspired, Infallible Word. When they put up Christians symbols on government or public property they did so because they knew where their freedom came from and they wanted to honor him.

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