Providential History

President’s Day

In celebration of President’s Day, enjoy reading Abraham Lincoln’s words regarding George Washington. “…away back in my childhood, the earliest days of my being able to read, I got hold of a small book…[The Life of Washington]. I remember all the accounts there given of the battle fields and struggles for the liberties of the […]

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Remembering the Price He Paid

Remembering the Price He Paid Last night I had the privilege of enjoying the Passion Play presented by Northside Baptist Church in Elkhart, Indiana. My heart was stirred with the beautiful music and retelling of the great sacrifice Christ made for each of us in His death on the cross, but then the glorious resurrection […]

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Power in the People

Power in the People Friday we experienced what Ronald Reagan described, in his first Inaugural Address, as “a solemn and most momentous occasion, and yet in the history of our nation it is a commonplace occurrence. The orderly transfer of authority as called for in the Constitution routinely takes place . . . and few […]

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Standing on Principles

Standing on Principles As I watched brief news coverage on the Supreme Court hearing involving the religious liberty of such groups as the Little Sisters of the Poor, it reminded me of the challenge faced by the colonists in 1773 concerning the tax on tea. When the colonists refused to pay the tax, since they […]

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Electoral College Electing the President

The Mode of Electing the President and the Electoral College by Darold Booton, Jr. In recent times the manner of electing the President of the United States (and the electoral college) has come under criticism from all sides, but when the Constitution was first adopted, Alexander Hamilton tells us, that this was one part of our […]

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