soul tocome into the house of The Lord andto sing and mean it,
'Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty' ...
(my) great joy and glorythat, in occupying an exalted position in thenation, Iam enabled to preach the practicalmoralities of The Bible to my fellow-coun-trymen and to hold up Christ as the hopeand Savior ofthe world."
Theodore Roosevelt - The Man
I Knew Him,
A. L.Burt, 1919)
President Woodrow Wilson: "America wasborn to exemplify the devotion to the ele-ments of righteousness which are derivedfrom the Holy Scriptures."
"We are a Christian people .... The right of religious freedom demands acknowledge-ment, with reverence, of the duty of obedi-ence to the will of God."
U.S. v. McIntosh.
U.s. Congress adopts "The Star SpangledBanner" as our National Anthem: "(4thstanza)
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us as a nation. Then conquer we must,when our cause it is just. And this be our motto... "In God
our Trust .' "
Statement issued by Herbert Hoover, AlfredSmith, Alfred Landon, Mrs. Calvin Coolidge,Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, James M.Cox,John W.Davis, Mrs. William H.Taft,Mrs.
Benjamin Harrison, Mrs. Grover Cleveland:"Menaced by collectivist trends, we mustseek revival of our strength in the spiritualfoundations which are the bedrock of ourrepublic.Democracy is the outgrowth of thereligious conviction of the sacredness of ev-ery human life. On the religious side, itshighest embodiment is The Bible; on thepolitical side, the Constitution."
"This is a Christian nation" President HarryS. Truman in conversation with Pope PlusXII."The fundamental basis of our Bill of Rights comes from the teachings we getfrom Exodus and S10Matthew, from Isaiah·and PauL"
"... we are a religious people and our insti-tutions presuppose a Supreme Being." "Noconstitutional requirment makes
necess-sary for government tobe hostile to religionand to throw its weight against the efforts towiden the scope of religious influence. Thegovernment must remain neutral when itcomes to competition between sects ...TheFirst Amendment, however, does NOT saythat in every respect there shall be a separa-tion ofChurchandState."USSupreme Court
(Zorach v. Clauson,
President Dwight D. Eisenhower: "... thepurpose of a devout and united people wasset forth in the pages ofThe Bible ...
tolivein freedom, (2)towork in aprosperous land... and (3) to obey the commandments of God.... This Biblical story of the Promisedland inspired the founders of America. Itcontinues to inspire us...."
"... as an eyewitness of governmen-tal and other public actions through-out those years (1933-1967), I haveformed the opinion that the UnitedStates merits the dubious distinctionof having discarded its past and itsmeaning inone of the briefest spansof modern history.
NYTimescolum-nist, Arthur Krock
Charles Malik, Ambassador to the UnitedNations from Lebanon (President of theGeneral Assembly of the UN):"Whoevertries to conceive the American word with-out taking full account of the suffering andlove and salvation of Christ is only dream-ing. Iknow how embarrassing this matter istopoliticians, bureaucrats, businessmen andcynics; but, whatever these honored menthink, the irrefutable truth is that the soul of America is at its best and highest, Chris-tian."
Congress adopts Joint Resolution provid-ing that the national motto shall be "In Godwe trust."
."Secularism is unconstitutional ... prefer-ring those who do not believe over those
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