The Constitution and Separation of Church and State

The Constitution and Separation of Church and State

Everybody talks about Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson wrote a now infamous letter to the Danbury Baptists that’s known as the greatest historical influence on separation of church and state or how government and religion relate to each other in our society. In the United States Constitution this concept is significant. In this Lost Episode in American […]

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Lost Episode for July 31

Lost Episode for July 31

Written by on July 31, 2014 in Founding Fathers with 0 Comments

By Kenyn Cureton After the U.S. Constitution received a sufficient number of affirmative votes and was ratified by enough states to go into effect, there was still significant opposition. Indeed, George Washington was concerned that the new Federal Congress would not only amend the Constitution, but also might seek to “overturn the whole system.” On […]

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Lost Episode for July 29

Lost Episode for July 29

Written by on July 29, 2014 in Founding Fathers with 0 Comments

By Kenyn Cureton Alexis De Tocqueville, born July 29, 1805, was a French statesman, historian and socio-political philosopher. He arrived in New York, May 11, 1831 and toured America for nine months to observe our institutions. In his two-volume work, popularly titled as Democracy in America, he made a number of observations that would startle […]

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Lost  Episode for July 27

Lost Episode for July 27

Written by on July 28, 2014 in Founding Fathers with 0 Comments

By Kenyn Cureton Born on July 27, 1752, Samuel Smith was raised by his parents in the Presbyterian Church and schooled by Rev. William Suffield in Carlisle, PA. By the age of 7, he had nearly mastered the Greek language and could translate the New Testament. At the age of 8, he and his family […]

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Lost Episode for July 26

Lost Episode for July 26

Written by on July 27, 2014 in Founding Fathers with 0 Comments

By Kenyn Cureton While the Founders believed that all Americans have the freedom to be religious or non-religious, they defended against attacks on Christianity. In his July 26, 1796 diary entry, Vice-President John Adams took issue with Thomas Paine’s highly critical Age of Reason: “The Christian religion is, above all the Religions that ever prevailed […]

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Prayer Targets: Weeping Prophets; Christian Holocaust; ENDA; Israel, More

Prayer Targets: Weeping Prophets; Christian Holocaust; ENDA; Israel, More

Written by on July 24, 2014 in Founding Fathers with 0 Comments

By Pierre Bynum From that time Jesus began to preach… Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. Mt 4:17 Dear Praying Friends, Rev. Richard Owen Roberts’ good friend, Dr. Henry Blackaby (bio), wrote the foreword to Roberts’s 2004, Repentance, the First Word of the Gospel.” Here are excerpts: Have you ever heard the […]

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Lost Episode for July 20

Lost Episode for July 20

Written by on July 21, 2014 in Founding Fathers with 0 Comments

By Kenyn Cureton On July 20, 1788, George Washington wrote from Mount Vernon to Jonathan Trumbull, Aide-de-camp to the General during the war and then Speaker of the House in Connecticut, regarding the …read more From: Lost Episode for July 20 Category: General     

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Lost Episode for December 28

Lost Episode for December 28

President Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia. The son of a Presbyterian pastor and academic, Woodrow was graduated from Princeton University, where he eventually became a Professor and then President. He became the only United States President with a Ph.D. In “The Road Away from Revolution,” published in the August […]

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Lost Episode for December 3

Lost Episode for December 3

In his Fourth Annual Message to Congress on December 3, 1844, President John Tyler declared: “We have continued cause for expressing our gratitude to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for the benefits and blessings which our country, under His kind providence, has enjoyed during the past year….The world has witnessed its rapid growth in […]

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Lost Episode for December 4

Lost Episode for December 4

On December 4, 1873, The Independent published an article by Revivalist Charles Finney titled “The Decay of Conscience.” In the article, Finney trains his fire on the pulpits of his day: “Brethren, our preaching will bear its legitimate fruits. If immorality prevails in the land, the fault is ours in a great degree. If there […]

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Prayer Targets: Obamacare: Immoral, Unfair, Unaffordable, Unworkable; Dr. Wayne Grudem, Stem Cells

Prayer Targets: Obamacare: Immoral, Unfair, Unaffordable, Unworkable; Dr. Wayne Grudem, Stem Cells

Surely at the commandment of the LORD came this upon Judah… for the sins of Manasseh… the innocent blood that he shed: for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; which the LORD would not pardon. 2 Kg 24:2-4 Dear Praying Friends, Dr. C. Everett Koop (1916-2013) was Chief of Surgery at Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia […]

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Lost Episode for December 5

Lost Episode for December 5

On December 5, 1775, Abigail Adams, wife of Founder John Adams, wrote to her friend, Mercy Otis Warren: “A patriot without religion in my estimation is as great a paradox as an honest Man without the fear of God. Is it possible that he whom no moral obligations bind can have any real Good Will […]

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Lost Episode for December 6

Lost Episode for December 6

In his Third Annual Message to Congress on December 6, 1831, President Andrew Jackson declared: “As you have been called on to be grateful for the bounties of Providence, at few periods have they been more abundantly or extensively bestowed than at the present…. “Let us be grateful for these blessings to the beneficent Being […]

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Lost Episode for November 21

Lost Episode for November 21

On November 21, 1864, President Lincoln sent a letter to Mrs. Lydia Bixby of Boston, who had reportedly lost five sons in the Civil War: “Dear Madam, I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant-General of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have […]

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Lost Episode for November 22

Lost Episode for November 22

On November 22, 1800, President John Adams gave his Fourth Annual Address to Congress, which began the first session in the new Capitol building in Washington, D.C. President Adams declared: “I congratulate the People of the United States on the assembling of Congress at the permanent seat of their Government… “It would be unbecoming the […]

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Lost Episode for November 23

Lost Episode for November 23

President John F. Kennedy issued a proclamation for a day of National Thanksgiving, to be observed on November 23, 1961, which begins with Scripture: “’It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord.’ [Psalm 92:1] “More than three centuries ago, the Pilgrims, after a year of hardship and peril, humbly and reverently set […]

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