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First Principles: A General Dissolution of Principles and Manners Will More Surely Overthrow the Liberties of America Than the Whole Force of the Common Enemy

“A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor, Justice, and Humanity, Forbid Us Tamely To Surrender That Freedom Which We Received From Our Gallant Ancestors

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding … Continue reading

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The Unfolding Story of the First Christmas Day

The Unfolding Story of the First Christmas Dayby Michael DoyleChristmas didn’t come with a pretty bowIf you didn’t know this, you need to knowThere was a lot of ugly in what became beautifulThe something simple transformed into the wonderfulShepherds were … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Kings

A Tale of Two Kingsby Michael DoyleWatching as our days unfoldInto the stories yet untoldLife is a gift for us to liveIn taking less than we have to giveLet’s not let the Grinch steal ChristmasNo snarling sneer will stop this … Continue reading

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Discernment Revisited

Discernment Revisitedby Michael DoyleI guess that’s the dealLetting Jesus take the wheelLike the wisdom of Solomon’s sealIt is what keeps it realGoing deep into the ScriptureWe find the things of GodSurrendering in devotion to ScriptureWe recommit to the ways of … Continue reading

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In A Walk of Faith

In A Walk of Faithby Michael DoyleThe heartbeat behind the day to dayis to find our way to Jesus along the wayIt’s hard to lean into more enthusiasmThan to find anything but optimismIn a walk of faith, we are awestruckIn … Continue reading

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Starting Each Day In Devotion

Starting Each Day In Devotionby Michael Doyle Starting every day the right wayBrings about a good sort of dayKnowing that wherever we goGod follows us as if our best shadow No matter what comes as we scatterOur attention to the … Continue reading

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Set Apart

Set Apartby Michael DoyleAs a church, we’re set apartBy God, stirred in our heartsLiving life by past precedentWe do our best to live reverentBestowed in the Lord’s good favorIt’s a life we’re meant to savorFearfully and wonderfully madeThere is no … Continue reading

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Christeaster Christians

Christeaster Christiansby Michael DoyleChristeaster ChristiansWithout real meaningTwice a yearFind their way homeChrister ChristiansIn their presence beingBubbled in their tearsFeel lost and aloneMiracles prayed forWithout believingFind their own wayHitting hard without courageThere must be moreDespite the deceivingCan it be felt todayLived … Continue reading

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First Principles: Man, Once Surrendering His Reason, Has No Remaining Guard Against Absurdities the Most Monstrous

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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