Abraham Lincoln By Justin cummings, aaron hart, bethany franco, julia beatty, francisco salas and matt besser

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

Biography and Childhood:

  • Born in 1809
  • Education was encouraged
  • Started working at 22
  • 1834: elected to Illinois State Legislature
  • 1837: John T Stuart law firm
  • 1842: Married Mary Todd

Key Accomplishments:

  • Early life
  • Elected President in 1860
  • Emancipation Proclamation leading to the Civil War
  • Rebuilding America
  • Re-elected in 1864

Biblical Integration:

"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right." - Abraham Lincoln

  • Integrity: Luke 16:10
  • Spiritual Foundation: Psalm 119:105

Biblical Integration:

"A house divided against itself cannot stand." - Abraham Lincoln

  • Submission to the Lord: Romans 12:2

Meditation on Divine Will - The will of God

  • Faith: Proverbs 16:2

Concluding Thoughts:

  • Integrity = greatest asset
  • Importance of a spiritual foundation
  • Honesty

Discussion Questions:

  • Based on our study, were Lincoln's strong morals enough to run a successful administration?
  • How would the Lincoln Administration fare in 2016 politics?

References:

"Abraham Lincoln Quote." A-Z Quotes. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

“Abraham Lincoln Quotes.” BrainyQuote, Xplore, www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/a/abraham_lincoln.html.

“Biography.com.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, www.biography.com/people/abraham-lincoln-9382540.

“Lincoln's Faith in God.” Great American History Lincoln's Faith -, www.greatamericanhistory.net/lincolnsfaith.htm.

“Miller Center.” Abraham Lincoln: Life Before the Presidency-Miller Center, millercenter.org/president/biography/lincoln-life-before-the-presidency.

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