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Build Upon the Rock: John Quincy Adams’ Letters on the Bible and Its Teachings

Biblical, Historical, May Articles, Products, System

$6 @ Each In 1809, President James Madison appointed John Quincy Adams as America’s first ambassador to Russia. Leaving his oldest son behind in America, Mr. Adams—sensible of his spiritual obligation to his son—began to write a series of letters to help provide basic guidance to his son concerning his son’s spiritual disciplines, the importance of Bible study, and it basic teachings. His admonition to his son was, “build upon the Rock” of the Lord Jesus Christ. Though written with their oldest son-George-in mind, Mr. Adams fully intended that these nine letters also...Read more... Read more... -->

National Bible Week

Bible, Christian Beliefs, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living, Christian Witness, November, Schedule Post, Social Theology

Sunday before — Sunday after Thanksgiving National Bible Week The reading of the Bible was abruptly interrupted over the NBC radio network in 1941 when world-changing events began to transpire. Seldom in the history of America was Scripture needed to comfort and bring hope as it was needed that day. Yet, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the significance of the beginning of National Bible Week is almost, for many Americans, a matter of historical amnesia. Like so many, many other moments in American history, Christians were presented with a reason to be proud of their heritage....Read more... Read more... -->

Remembering the Apostles Jude and Simon

Apostles, Bible, Christian Beliefs, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living, October Articles

October 28 Apostles Jude and Simon the Zealot Remembered As the Apostles bore testimony to their faith in their Lord Jesus Christ through martyrdom, the Early Church began to observe days of remembrance for their ministries. Unfortunately, the Christian Church began to practice hagiolatry or the worship of the saints. Pagan ideas of prayer being offered to and for the dead began to be practiced among Christians. Though Christians should never pray or offer veneration and worship to anyone or anything other than God, there is an appropriate place in the life of the Christian Church to...Read more... Read more... -->

Congress “Purchases” and Endorses the Bible

American Founding Fathers, Bible

September 11, 1777 Congress proposes purchase of 20,000 Bibles Justice David Josiah Brewer After presenting more than eighty pieces of evidence of America’s Christian origin, Supreme Court Justice, David Brewer—writing the majority decision for a unanimous court—arrived at this same conclusion in 1892: “. . . many other matters which might be noticed, add a volume of unofficial declarations to the mass of organic utterances that this is a Christian nation.”[1] In his classic work, The Christian Life and Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States,[2] Benjamin...Read more... Read more... -->

President Trump’s Bible—A Heritage of Revival

Spiritual Awakenings, Videos

June 1, 2020 President Trump visited St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington For several months, I have received emails, texts, and a phone call or two concerning a video (click featured image above) of the story behind President Trump’s Bible. To the surprise of family and friends, I have explained that the minister relating the details of the Bible is my pastor, Dr. Clarence Sexton. President Trump at St. John’s On June 1, 2020, President Trump visited St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, which had been damaged by the fire of protestors the previous night. Prior...Read more... Read more... -->

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"I am a Christian. I believe only in the Scriptures, and in Jesus Christ my Savior. "
– Charles Thomson
Secretary of Congress (1774-89)
Rush, Travels through Life, 208
"The brief exposition of the constitution of the United States, will unfold to young persons the principles of republican government; and it is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the Bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion. "
– Noah Webster, "Schoolmaster of America"
History of the United States, 6
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