“Therefore, you shall keep His statutes and His commandments which I command you this day, so that it may go well with you and with your children after you, and so that you may prolong your days in the land, which the Lord your God gives you, forever.” ~Deuteronomy 4:40~
When George Washington was inaugurated as America’s first president, his inaugural address included these words: “…the favorable smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which Heaven itself has ordained.”
That sounds suspiciously like what Moses told the people of Israel as they prepared to enter the Promised Land. He reminded them that God’s laws – God’s “eternal rules of order and right” – would be the foundation of the long life they were promised in that land. Live by God’s words and you will live long. Ignore God’s words and you will not. America is not Israel, so we cannot apply Moses’ words directly to this nation. But we can apply them the way George Washington did. God’s principles of “order and right” cannot be ignored individually or nationally. National survival and revival depend on individuals ordering their lives according to God’s Word.
Let that revival begin with you. Order you life today according to God’s revealed Word and will.
I have a passion for the history of America and its founding. I am a patriot and am very concerned about the direction our country is heading. I believe we were founded on Judaeo-Christian principles. I believe the direction of our country for the last forty-five years has taken away the very foundation that our country was built upon.
I was born and raised in Sacramento, California. I served four years in the United States Air Force. I am retired and living in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have been married for forty years and have three children and four grandchildren. I am an ordained chaplain and minister at Southern Hills Baptist Church in Las Vegas, Nevada....I, Leon, am the author of “One Nation Under God: A Factual History of America’s Religious Heritage.”
It is a study of our Founding Fathers; their beliefs, their goals and their history. It uses the direct words of the Founding Fathers from personal letters, personal Bible notes, and many more substantiated sources.
The book follows the spiritual direction of our country from the time the Puritans landed in the new world up to today. Our nation’s loss of faith in God and how that loss has impacted our society is profiled. It includes quotes from some of the people that had the most influence on the growth of our once great nation and some of the people and events that have caused our nation to decline economically, socially, and morally.
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