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Thomas Jefferson famously stated in the Declaration of Independence that “to secure these rights governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. 964 more words

Morality / Ethics

George Gillespie: Nihil Respondes

Nihil Respondes: OR, A DISCOVERY OF The extream unsatisfactorinesse of Master Colemans Peece, published last weeke under the Title of A Brotherly Examination re-examined.
Wherein, his self-contradictions: his yeel­ding of some things, and not answering to other things Objected against him: His abusing of Scripture: His errors in Divinity: His abusing of the Parliament, and indan­gering their Authority: His abusing of the Assembly: His Calumnies, and namely against the Church of Scotland, and against my selfe: The repug­nancy of his Doctrin to the solemne League and Covenant, are plainly demonstrated. 12,483 more words

Civil Magistrate

The Basest of Cultures

In the grand sweep of history, the United States of America are but a blip in the timeline.  Since the end of World War II, we’ve been recognized as the most powerful nation in the world.   1,180 more words


Singing our way into the vision of the Beatitudes: Robert Foster's 'Hymn XI'

In 1818 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire Robert Foster (1789?-1835) used the presses at the Gazette office to print a pamphlet of twenty-two pages containing one dozen hymns.   743 more words

Churches Of Christ

Racial Independence, or, Give Them What They Want – VOXBOX: Clips and Comments

This post is in reply to the BBC documentary entitled, Racism A History. The video is hosted on YouTube on the channel, BlackPower101 – the channel titles it, ‘This Is Why We Call White People A Race Of Devils’. 667 more words


Thoughts on the 2016 Elections

This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men. 2,007 more words