Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Friday January 23rd 2015


‘Called Unto Liberty’

Moses Mather: America’s Appeal to the Impartial World

Moses Mather: America’s Appeal to the Impartial World

Called Unto Liberty, Moses Mather: 1775, Founding Era Sermons Moses Mather (1719–1806). Born in Lyme, Connecticut, into a famous New England family of divines, Mather was a graduate of Yale in the class of 1739. He began preaching in 1742 in what is now the town of Darien, where he remained, preaching for sixty-four years. He was ordained in [...]

Anonymous, a Dialogue Between the Devil, and George III, Tyrant of Britain

Anonymous, a Dialogue Between the Devil, and George III, Tyrant of Britain

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SATIRE Anonymous: 1782 Not a sermon and by an author anonymous and unknown, this satirical dialogue first appeared in 1782 in Boston, was reprinted in the Frederick-Town, Maryland, Chronicle on June 27, 1787, and appeared yet a third time in Augusta, Maine, in 1797. Much in the spirit in which we have [...]

Elisha Williams: The Great End of Civil Government

Elisha Williams: The Great End of Civil Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS Elisha Williams, 1744 I shall first, briefly consider the Origin and End of Civil Government. First, as to the origin—–Reason teaches us that all men are naturally equal in respect of jurisdiction or dominion one over another. Altho’ true it is that children are not born in this full [...]

Danger Lurks When We Divide Ourselves – Russell M. Nelson

Danger Lurks When We Divide Ourselves – Russell M. Nelson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS April 2014 Photo Credit: CC-Zero, Russell M. Nelson, Self-published work Danger lurks when we try to divide ourselves with expressions such as “my private life” or even “my best behavior.” If one tries to segment his or her life into such separate compartments, one will never rise to [...]

The Bible and the Sword – John Fletcher

The Bible and the Sword – John Fletcher

Called Unto Liberty, John Fletcher: 1776, Founding Era Sermons John Fletcher (1729–1785). Born John de la Flechere in Nyon, Switzerland, Fletcher studied at the University of Geneva, where he excelled in classical literature, and became a commissioned officer in the Portuguese army. He emigrated to England in 1752 and became an intimate of [...]

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