Saturday, November 13, 2010
What is inscribed on the Liberty Bell?
Leviticus 25:10 Proclaim liberty throughout the land until all the inhabitants thereof
Dec 15, 1777 John Adams in a letter to his wife, Abigail, describing the activities of the Continental Congress
I have had many opportunities during the course of this journey to observe how deeply rooted our cause is in the minds of the people. . . One evening as I sat in the room I overheard a company of a common sort of people in another room conversing on serious subjects. At length I heard these words, "It appears to me the eternal Son of God is operating powerfully against the British nation for their treating lightly serious things."
October 12, 1778 Congress issued the following act
Whereas true religion and good morals are the only solid foundations of public liberty and happiness: Resolved, that it be and it is hereby earnestly recommended to the several States to take the most effectual measures for the encouragement thereof.