Category Archive: Faith & Freedom

Be Silent And The Rocks Will Cry Out

  ‘2016: Obama’s America’ to Screen at Churches Before DVD Release In possible defiance of an IRS code, churches are licensing a movie critical of Obama and showing it to their congregants.       A hit documentary film challenging President Obama will be screened in tax-exempt churches, whether the IRS likes it or not. …

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Sunrise At Washington Monument – Laus Deo

  The Washington Monument capstone inscription “LAUS DEO – PRAISE BE TO GOD”. A reminder of the Presence that has always been in Washington DC, indeed at the Founding of the Nation, that needs to be powerfully reemphasized.     On the aluminum cap atop the Washington Monument in Washington, DC are two words: Laus …

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Founding Inspiration: George Washington’s Challenge To All Americans For All Time – To Be Freemen Or Slaves

  THE AMERICAN SPIRIT “The time is now near at hand which must probably determine whether Americans are to be freemen or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their houses and farms are to be pillaged and destroyed, and themselves consigned to a state of wretchedness from …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘ His Eye Is On The Sparrow ‘ – 1905

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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The First Prayer In The Continental Congress 1774

  ” Plead my cause, Oh, Lord, with them that strive with me, fight against them that fight against me. Take hold of buckler and shield, and rise up for my help. “ –Psalm 35: 1 & 2, King David of Israel A Psalm of David appealing to God for deliverance and victory over his …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Higher Ground’ – 1898

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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The Long Struggle – The Great Controversy

  Conservative Counter-action to the Left’s Commandeering America   A thought provoking article for Conservative strategy with legislative bodies in the culture wars at GaryNorth.com by Paul Weyrich ‘Political Resistance Tactics: When to Fight’ The article addresses why it is important to fight for what you believe in, win or lose: 1) you’ll let others …

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‘Concerned Women for America’ – Conservative Organization Highlight

  The following offers a highlight of an organization that embodies and furthers conservative , traditional patriotic American values. Visit this organization’s website to learn more about them. Considering supporting them. Concerned Women for America   Mission Statement The mission of CWA is to protect and promote Biblical values among all citizens – first through …

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A Tribute To Ronald Reagan On His 101st Birthday

    Today February 6, 2012 marks what would be the 101st birthday of President Ronald Reagan. Phil Boehmke writes a good blog entry at American Thinker about Reagan’s oft stated philosophy of the nature of government, not at all unlike that of the majority of the nation’s founders – “Reagan 101”. In this critical …

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‘American Family Association’ – Conservative Organization Highlight

  The following offers a highlight of an organization that embodies and furthers conservative , traditional and patriotic American values. Visit this organization’s website to learn more about them. Considering supporting them.     OUR MISSION The mission of the American Family Association is to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations …

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Colonel Roger Ingvalson, USAF, American Patriot, Hero

  It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” –Gen. George Patton   Roger Ingvalson a veteran and POW of the Vietnam War passed away Christmas Eve, December 24, 2011. A fine tribute to an American Patriot and Hero offered at The Patriot …

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This Day In History – December 27

  But every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse the history of his own country he should lisp the praise of liberty …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘O come, O come, Emmanuel’ – 15th and 19th C.

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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God, Government and The People’s Liberties

  “And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘This Is My Father’s World’ – 1901

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness’ – 1923

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in the crush of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Trust And Obey’ – 1886

    Trust And Obey During the latter quarter of the 19th century the United States was caught up in a period of social and religious change. The wrenching War Between the States was twenty years in memory, the nation was going through a period of mending, healing and improving itself. What is known as …

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History & Spirit In Song – “My Country Tis Of Thee, Sweet Land Of Liberty” – 1831

My Country 'Tis of Thee. ca 1861. Music Division, Library of Congress

MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE –Samuel Francis Smith, 1831   Although we know that Reverend Samuel Francis Smith wrote the words to “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” (also known as “America”), the origin of the song’s melody remains a mystery. And the history of its verses is even more complex. Read more at the Library …

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“State Of The Union” – Stranger In The House

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A good reminder of where America is at this moment in history. A short, thought provoking song “State of the Union” about a Stranger in the House. The words mentioned in the song really are there above the speaker’s rostrum in the United States Capitol Building – click here for a larger view of the …

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