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6 Is America a Christian Nation? wallbuilders.com

7 Is America a Christian Nation? Contrary to what critics imply, a Christian nation is not one in which all citizens are Christians, or the laws require everyone to adhere to Christian theology, or all leaders are Christians, or any other such superficial measurement. As Supreme Court Justice David Brewer ( ) explained: America was “of all the nations in the world... most justly called a Christian nation” because Christianity “has so largely shaped and molded it.”

8 Is America a Christian Nation?

9 I. The Righteousness of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

10 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works Is America a Christian Nation?

11 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works 2 Timothy 1:9a-c Who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace... Is America a Christian Nation?

12 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works Is America a Christian Nation?

13 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds Is America a Christian Nation?

14 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds Titus 3:5a-b Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us... Is America a Christian Nation?

15 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds Is America a Christian Nation?

16 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ Is America a Christian Nation?

17 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 2 Corinthians 5:21 For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. Is America a Christian Nation?

18 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ Is America a Christian Nation?

19 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims Is America a Christian Nation?

20 The Mayflower Compact IN THE name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign Lord, King James, by the grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland king, defender of the faith, etc., having undertaken, for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith,... Is America a Christian Nation?

21 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims

22 Is America a Christian Nation? I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots

23 Is America a Christian Nation? I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots a. Patrick Henry

24 “Being a Christian... is a character which I prize far above all this world has or can boast” Patrick Henry Is America a Christian Nation? “Give me liberty or give me death”

25 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots a. Patrick Henry Is America a Christian Nation?

26 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots a. Patrick Henry b. John Jay Is America a Christian Nation?

27 Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation, to select and prefer Christians for their rulers. John Jay First Supreme Court Chief Justice Is America a Christian Nation?

28 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots Is America a Christian Nation?

29 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots 3. The Presidents Is America a Christian Nation?

30 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots 3. The Presidents a. George Washington Is America a Christian Nation?

31 While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian. George Washington Is America a Christian Nation?

32 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots 3. The Presidents a. George Washington Is America a Christian Nation?

33 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Not by Good Works B. Not by Religious Deeds C. But by Jesus Christ 1. The Pilgrims 2. The Patriots 3. The Presidents a. George Washington b. John Adams Is America a Christian Nation?

34 “The general principles upon which the Fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity…I will avow that I believed and now believe that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and the attributes of God.” John Adams Is America a Christian Nation?

35 I. The Righteousness of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

36 I. The Righteousness of a nation II. The Reward of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

37 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. There is Prominence II. The Reward of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

38 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. There is Prominence B. There is Protection II. The Reward of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

39 I. The Righteousness of a nation II. The Reward of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

40 I. The Righteousness of a nation II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

41 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Sins of Commission II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

42 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Sins of Commission B. Sins of Omission II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

43 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. Sins of Commission B. Sins of Omission II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation Romans 7:19 For the good that I will to do, I do not do; but the evil I will not to do, that I practice. Is America a Christian Nation?

44 I. The Righteousness of a nation II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

45 I. The Righteousness of a nation II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation IV. The Reproach of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

46 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. To be Disgraced II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation IV. The Reproach of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

47 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. To be Disgraced B. To be Dishonored II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation IV. The Reproach of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?

48 I. The Righteousness of a nation A. To be Disgraced B. To be Dishonored C. To be Defeated II. The Reward of a nation III. The Rebellion of a nation IV. The Reproach of a nation Is America a Christian Nation?


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