AMERICA AS CHRISTIAN NATION By Britney ji

AMERICAN REVOLUTION

SAMUEL ADAMS

Father of the American Revolution, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

I . . . recommend my Soul to that Almighty Being who gave it, and my body I commit to the dust, relying upon the merits of Jesus Christ for a pardon of all my sins.
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

The Declaration of Independence expresses the ideals on which the United States was founded and the reasons for separation from Great Britain.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, ...
ELECTION SERMON

At the time of the Founders, it was a common practice for ministers to preach "Election Sermons," and it was very common for a clergyman to be invited to give a sermon before the newly-elected government officials.

Elected government officials, who will be governing over United States, attented in event which is religious speech.
AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY

Bible societies in America date back to 1809 when Declaration Signer Benjamin Rush helped establish the first Bible society in America

The original officers of the Society included: signers of the U. S. Constitution, revolutionary generals, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, a U.S. Attorney General, a U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, state governors, and others.
JOHN ADAMS

Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Second President of the United States

[W]e have no government armed with power capable of contending with 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 other.
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS

Sixth President of the United States

There are three points of doctrine the belief of which forms the foundation of all morality. The first is the existence of God; the second is the immortality of the human soul; ...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Signer of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence

I therefore beg leave to move that henceforth prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its blessings on our deliberations be held in this . . .
JULY 4, 1794

Joseph Lathrop (1731-1820) graduated from Yale in 1754. The following sermon was preached by Lathrop on July 4, 1794 in Massachusetts.

July 4, when peoples are suppose to celebrate American Independence, they listened to a sermon.
BATTLE OF LEXINGTON

MURDEROUS WAR and RAPINE, inhumanly perpetrated, by two brigades of British troops, in that town and neighborhood, on the NINETEENTH of APRIL, 1775.

On a day peoples are suppose to look back upon memory of people with respect, they listened to a sermon as memorizing them.
NEW YEAR

New year of 1799, people listened to a sermon as they celebrate their new year

We infer the duty and necessity of laboring to obtain an interest in the kingdom of Heaven, and to be accepted in JESUS CHRIST,

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