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The TRUE Foundation of the United States
| David Barton
Posted on 07/05/2009 6:30:39 AM PDT by spacejunkie01
David Barton is the founder of Wallbuilders. He is a brilliant scholar on the true founding of the United States and how ingrained Christianity was in our founders.
This is the best video I have EVER seen. He is so detailed and yet succinct, on how we were really founded and who's responsible. The level of black participation in our liberty is astounding and yet, you hear none of it. I speculate that the Al Sharpton's/Jesse Jackson's of this country do not want anyone to hear these truths because it could insite pride in the country from our black population.
Show it to your children, family and friends.
The first part is Charles Stanley introducing David and the rest of the show is David Barton. It will truly move you.
TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: barton; christian; christianheritage; founding; ushistory; wallbuilders
posted on 07/05/2009 6:52:35 AM PDT
(non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
You’re a SCAM ARTIST for posting this. You’re pushing the Godless Constitution myth, aren’t you????
Shame on you.
This is absolutely OUTSTANDING! It should be sent to every Christian congregation in America and played in every congregation, prayer service and sunday school.
If the truth about the founding of our country doesn’t see the light of day, those working so hard to bring it down may destroy us.
May God help us.
posted on 07/05/2009 8:26:42 AM PDT
Where are there reparationists, Jesse Jacksons, Jeremiah Wrights etc.etc.? They NEED to sit and watch Mr Barton!
Thanks. There is no question that the Christian beliefs of the Founders were the the foundations of our Declaration of Independence and Constitution.
posted on 07/05/2009 3:40:51 PM PDT
(The only legitimate purpose of government is to secure our unalienable, Natural Rights.)
I made the following summary of a Wallbuilder's article on the faith statements of some of our founders. In the succint blurb I provide (see link for fuller details) I've tried to state the essential point which the quotes reveal. In many instances I've understated the force of their Christian statement. Any mistakes are my own.
Wallbuilder's Article: Faith of Our Founders
- Involved in Declaration of Independence
- Involved in the drafting or ratifying of the Constitution of the United States
- Involved in the drafting of the Bill of Rights
- President of the United states
- Supreme Court of the United States
- John Adams (DOI, BOR, recognizes Romans 13 authority)
- John Quincy Adams (6th POTUS, recognizes that Jesus is God)
- Samual Adams (DOI, Jesus pardons all sin)
- Josiah Bartlett (DOI, forgiveness through Jesus (alone))
- Gunning Bedford (COTUS, trinity)
- Elias Boudinot (BOR, relied upon the HS and Bible revelation)
- Jacob Broom (COTUS, witness for Christ)
- Charles Carroll (DOI, salvation by faith not works)
- John Dickinson (COTUS, faith in King of Kings and Lord of all the earth)
- Gabriel Duvall (JOSOTUS, relies upon mercy of God through Christ)
- Benjamin Franklin (DOI,COTUS, theist (unitarian?))
- Elbridge Gerry (DOI,COTUS,BOR,VPOTUS, understands "mediator Christ")
- Alexander Hamilton (COTUS, saved by Grace)
- John Hancock (DOI, forgiveness through Christ)
- John Hart (DOI, total reliance upon saving work of Christ)
- Patrick Henry (COTUS, his treasure was in heaven)
- Samual Huntington (DOI, forgiveness through Christ)
- James Iredell (COTUS, conscientous practitioner)
- John Jay (SCOTUS, 1st Chief Justice, unabashed christian)
- Thomas Jefferson (DOI, 3rd POTUS, theist (unitarian?))
- WIlliam Samuel Johnson (COTUS,BOR, unabashed Christian)
- James Kent (Hope of salvation is in the Lord Jesus Christ)
- Francis Scott Key (Salvation through Christ alone)
- James Madison (COTUS,BOR,4thPOTUS, advocate for the cause of Christ)
- James Manning (Aware of God's saving work)
- Henry Merchant (COTUS, witness for Christ)
- George Mason (COTUS,BOR, trusted in saving work of Christ)
- James McHenry (COTUS,SecWar, promoter of Biblical morality)
- Thomas McKean (DOI,COTUS,SCOTUS,witness for Christ)
- Gouveneur Morris (COTUS, promoter of [Christian] religion]
- Jedidiah Morse (Christian basis for society)
- John Morton (DOI, thankful to Creator God)
- James Otis (LeaderSonsOfLiberty, Christian basis for gov/society)
- Robert Treat Paine (DOI, saved by Christ, Bible inspired word of God)
- William Paterson (COTUS,SCOTUS, invoked Proverbs 29:2)
- Timothy Pickering (COTUS,SecWar,SecState, saved by Christ)
- Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (COTUS, praised the true God)
- John Randolph of Roanoke (Reconciled to God through Christ)
- Benjamin Rush (DOI,COTUS,SurgGen, fervent Christian--Bible in Schools)
- Roger Sherman (DOI,COTUS,BOR, Bible knowing/believing Christian)
- Richard Stockton (DOI, fear of God is beginning of wisdom)
- Thomas Stone (DOI, COTUS, bad company corrupts good morals)
- Joseph Story (SCOTUS, Christianity necessary for civil society)
- Caleb Strong (COTUS, obedient to grace and truth of Jesus Christ)
- Zephaniah Swift (Jesus Christ as moral teacher)
- Charles Thomson (DOI, Bible believing/professing Christian)
- Jonathan Trumbull (Believed in resurrection of believers through Christ)
- George Washington (COTUS, 1stPOTUS, quiet/faithful Christian)
- Daniel Webster (SecState, Christianity the foundation of civil society)
- Noah Webster (Christianity is the basis of civil liberty/government)
- John WItherspoon (DOI, COTUS, Bible believing Christian)
- Oliver Wolcott (DOI, loved by God)
This is just a small sampling of founders and early statesmen and judges. There were 56 signers of the DOI and hundreds involved in the drafting and ratifying of the COTUS, but these are representative according to Wallbuilders. The overwhelming majority are Bible-believing, Christ-professing Christians. A very few are [rational] theists (not deists) who believed in God but questioned the divinity of Christ. There are no atheists among this list. Atheists would not have been allowed to hold public office (see Constitutions of the States of the United States which require belief in God). A religious test (denominational test) was required in some states, but explicitely disallowed at the Federal level to promote accord to achieve the desired aim: a Constitution.
Incredible summation. Thank you.
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