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First Principles: The Bible Teaches Us How To Best Regulate Our Lives

“The Bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the way to be happy in this world and in the next. Continue therefore to read it and to regulate your life … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Evidence For Christianity’s Truthfulness Requires Only Honest Examination

“The evidence of the truth of Christianity requires only to be carefully examined to produce conviction in candid minds… they who undertake that task will derive advantages.” – John Jay, one of the First Presidents of Congress; Diplomat; Author of … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation Should Be Slow In Going Into War and Decisive When It Has Do So

“It is too true, however disgraceful it may be to human nature, that the nations in general will make war whenever they have a prospect of getting anything by it, nay that absolute monarchs, will often make war when their … Continue reading

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First Principles: Knowledge Is the Soul of the Republic

“I consider knowledge to be the soul of a republic, and as the weak and the wicked are generally in alliance, as much care should be taken to diminish the number of the former as of the latter.  Education is … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Importance of Assimilation

“I often note with equal pleasure that God gave this one connected country to one united people — a people descended from the same language, professing the same religion, attached to the same principles of government, very similar in manners … Continue reading

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God Given Liberty

Based on the American Revolution and John Jay’s reflections on same: God Given Liberty by Michael Romani There before my eyes As I look And with really no surprise I see the words of John Jay Who was heard to … Continue reading

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