My favorite statement from President George Washington’s Farewell Address (1796)

My favorite statement from President George Washington’s Farewell Address (1796)

Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens.

The mere politician, equally with the pious man, ought to respect and to cherish them. A volume could not trace all their connections with private and public felicity. Let it simply be asked: Where is the security for …

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All Authority

All Authority

I was talking with a friend at church. He told me with great personal conviction that Christians don’t run for Congress. That I better get out while I can. I thought about that conversation for a while and then Romans 13:1 came to mind.

“Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God.”

New Living Translation (NLT)

I thought maybe that is why America is in trouble. That Christians have abandoned their authority …

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