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"It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to
obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and numbly to implore His protection
- George Washington: Commander-in-Chiet in the American Revolution;
Signer ot the Constitution; F-
t ot the U
"We nave no government armed witn power capable of contending witn human
passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our Constitution was made only for a
moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any
othern- John Adams: Signer ot the Declaration ot Independence; One ot
Signers ot the Bill ot Rights; Second President ot the United States
considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe" - James Madison:
Signer ot the Constitution; Fourth President ot the United States
"And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we nave removed their
only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of
the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but witn Hts wrath? Indeed I
tremble for my country when I reflect that God ts just; that Hts justice cannot sleep
forever" - Thomas Jefferson: Signer and the Principal Author ot the
Declaration ot Independence; Third President ot the United States
"Is it not that in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is
indissolubly linked witn 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
Right there at the freaking top.
"We are a Christian peo ...not because the law demands it, not to gain
exclusive benefits or to
d legal disabilities, but from choice and education; and
in a land thus univer
Christian, what is to be expected, what desired, but that
we shall pay due re rd to Christianity?"
ommittee Report, January 19, 1853
the adoption of the Constitution and the amendments, the universal
was that Christianity should be encouraged. _/n this age there can be
bstttute for Christianity _ That was the religion of the founders of the republic
nd y expected tt to remain the religion of their descendants.
ouse Judiciary Committee Report, March 27, 1854
"Let every student be plainly instructed and earnestly pressed to consider well the
main end of his Itte and studies is to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal
life (Jonn 1713) and therefore to lay Christ in the bottom as the only foundation of
all sound knowledge and learning. And seeing the Lord only giveth wisdom, let
every one seriously set mmself by prayer in secret to seek tt of Him (Proverbs 2,
3). Every one shall so exercise himself in reading the Scriptures twice a day that
ne shall be ready to give such an account of nis proficiency therein. "
Harvard 1636 Student Guidelines
"All the scholars are required to live a religious and blameless lite according to the
rules of GodS Word, diligently reading the Holy Scriptures, that fountain of Divine
light and truth, and constantly attending all the duties of religion.
Yale 1787 student Guidelines