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Which one of these is the real motto of the U.S.A.?

Posted on 02/17/2014 8:40:19 PM PST by Faith Presses On

"In God We Trust"

OR:

"Every man did what was right in his own eyes"?

Wasn't it actually the second principle which was the legal foundation of our country, which was the"common ground" between Christians and everyone else?

"You shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatsoever is right in his own eyes." Deuteronomy 12:8


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1 posted on 02/17/2014 8:40:19 PM PST by Faith Presses On
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To: Faith Presses On

“In God We Trust” was the state motto of Florida. The U.S. borrowed it several years after Florida had it.


2 posted on 02/17/2014 8:44:59 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: yarddog

All others bring ca$h.....


3 posted on 02/17/2014 8:46:54 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

I remember a sign in Finkelsteins in Asheville, N.C.

“Our credit manager is Helen Waite. If you want credit go to Helen Waite”.


4 posted on 02/17/2014 8:50:35 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Faith Presses On
Change has changed that

An American Expat in Southeast Asia

5 posted on 02/17/2014 8:51:18 PM PST by expatguy (Donate to "An American Expat in SE Asia")
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To: Faith Presses On

E pluribus unum


6 posted on 02/17/2014 8:53:48 PM PST by Reagan‹berAlles
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To: Faith Presses On

don’t tread on me


8 posted on 02/17/2014 9:27:06 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Faith Presses On

Live Free or Die.


9 posted on 02/17/2014 9:38:14 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Faith Presses On
E pluribus unum
10 posted on 02/17/2014 9:57:52 PM PST by ifinnegan
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To: Faith Presses On

“Every man did what was right in his own eyes” is the
EXACT type of mentality that has produced the debauched,
crass immoral society we are currently witnessing.

If buggering a fellow dude in some gay bath house is
“right in his own eyes” then it’s ok. If pedophilia
is “right in his own eyes” then it’s ok. If lying,
cheating and stealing are “right in his own eyes” then
that’s ok.

WRONG......what is right has been explicitly laid out and
was well known by our founding fathers. That is why they
spoke of morality and being god fearing.


11 posted on 02/17/2014 10:41:28 PM PST by nvscanman
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To: nvscanman

And THAT is why it was said (Franklin?) that our Constitution was wholly inadequate except for a moral and just people. We are not that. We are “Get everything you can, especially if it is free or subsidized”.

Bring back jobs if you want. Elect the “right” man if you want. It is all for naught. UNLESS Gods people humble them selves, cry out for His mercy on our country (and countrymen). His promise is that IF we will do that, He will heal our land.

Sadly, we are headlong racing to destruction with a majority of Godless people cheering those at the helm.


12 posted on 02/18/2014 2:15:47 AM PST by RoadGumby (This is not where I belong, Take this world and give me Jesus.)
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To: Faith Presses On

One way: Jesus

Proverbs 11:23

23 The godly can look forward to a reward,
while the wicked can expect only judgment.


13 posted on 02/18/2014 4:30:20 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Faith Presses On

If the founders were really far-sighted they would have adopted “kwitchyerbellyakin”.


14 posted on 02/18/2014 4:35:35 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Faith Presses On

Official Motto

US Code, Sec. 302

“In God we trust” is the national motto.

http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/36/302


15 posted on 02/18/2014 4:57:01 AM PST by deport
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

That one.


16 posted on 02/18/2014 5:01:54 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Faith Presses On

Wasn’t our first motto, “Mind your business”?


17 posted on 02/18/2014 5:59:50 AM PST by SwankyC (Democrats and Republicans agree, govt coercion is OK if it fits your idea of whats OK)
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To: Faith Presses On

Iowa:
Motto(s): Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain!


18 posted on 02/18/2014 7:19:16 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: All

The legal foundation all along has been “every man do what’s right in his own eyes.” Eventually we would have the country we have now. This is the standard the Supreme Court goes by. Even Christians have religiously adopted the teachings of our country, which is still Caesar by any other name. Jesus said that His Kingdom was not of this world.


19 posted on 02/18/2014 12:24:32 PM PST by Faith Presses On
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