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Christian Origins of
Essential American Doctrines

Canada Free Press, by Kelly O´Connell

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Posted By:snowcloud, 4/7/2013 2:29:38 PM

In midst of the modern, mindless battle to drive religion completely from American life, a small and inconvenient fact has been ignored: Virtually every important, original American idea is a product of Christianity. Further, had these doctrines never been developed, the US would arguably not been nearly as productive, free or happy. These ideas involve property, liberty, and the rule of law.Today the government bears down upon the Constitution, menacing the Bill of Rights and our entire way of life, offering to trade our freedoms for the supposed security of state control. Our very life,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Penney, 4/7/2013 3:00:15 PM     (No. 9264140)

Thanks for posting this MUST READ! Why aren´t we seeing such factual reminders from the media in America since those living in the USA have been the beneficiaries of this demonstrable Wisdom of the ages?

On the other hand, big government/socialism/statism fails ALL of the people every time it is tried/dictated.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: columba, 4/7/2013 4:09:34 PM     (No. 9264198)

Thanks for this truth.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 4/7/2013 4:45:06 PM     (No. 9264239)

Thank you, Kelly O´Connell. This is one to share with others.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: geneinnyc, 4/7/2013 6:18:14 PM     (No. 9264317)

Not to put to fine a point on it, but if you read the article carefully, many, if not most of the references are to the Old Testament - the Torah - making the "origins or essential American doctrines as much Jewish as Christian, which is why while America certainly is a Christian-majority country, her character and philosophy are solidly, usually and properly described as Judeo-Christian.

I wonder how many people know that the Great Seal of the United States - the bald eagle holding the olive branch and arrows - was the second version. The first was a depiction of Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt.

Also, in researching a book, in which I needed to some reading about the Revolutionary War period, I encountered several quotes from preachers´ sermons supporting the Revolution and casting it in a biblical light. In every single instance I found where a preacher quoted directly from, or referred to, the Bible, it was always to the Old Testament - for example, likening George Washington to the Jonathan, or the Americans revolutionaries to the Maccabees.

And of course, the basic foundation of our system, free elections, has its roots in God´s command to the Ten Tribes to choose (elect) their own leaders.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: curious1, 4/7/2013 6:27:44 PM     (No. 9264336)

FTA: in the section quoting John Locke,"... the legislative can have no power to transfer their authority of making laws, and place it in other hands."
FDR saw to it that didn´t last, didn´t he, big-time!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: udanja99, 4/7/2013 7:49:41 PM     (No. 9264398)

After mass this morning I saw a car in the parking lot with the following bumper sticker:

Government is not God

Amen.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Crosscut, 4/7/2013 11:05:20 PM     (No. 9264566)

The Democrat Party is leading the charge. Their attack against the Constitution and traditional Americans is relentless. Hopefully they will suffer great losses at the 2014 midterms.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kOok, 4/8/2013 5:09:32 PM     (No. 9265781)

I have long preached from the pulpit that the problems with progressives are spiritual in nature. If someone does not believe in God, what is left? Of course the creations of Man will try to fill the void. We all have a desire to have a god, to know that there is a higher power that has our best interests at heart. If the one true God is removed, the only thing left is government, IOW the creation. See Romans chapter 1 to see how that works.

The problem with replacing god with government is that the hearts of men are fallen, we are flawed, and our hearts are totally wicked. When given too much power, we start to become tyrants. It has always been this way, and the founders were wise enough to see this critical fact, and design our government accordingly. They saw this because they understood the meaning of the Bible.

Naturally, all gods are jealous. The one true God is very jealous, and will tolerate no worship of false gods. Likewise, the god of government is equally jealous and will strive to get rid of any religious belief that would take away any loyalty from itself. That is the real reason that the progressives hate God, the Bible, Christians and Jews so viciously, that is the competition. They love Muslims because they are fellow travelers in being opposed to western civilization. That will end once western civilization falls. No need for Allah after that. The Muslims, IOW, are being played for fools by the progs.

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