Since 1956 the official motto of the United States of America has been “In God We Trust,” and the phrase has appeared on our currency since the mid-1860s. But as a pastor of mine once said, someone can tell us what they believe, but a review of their checkbook or calendar will show us what they actually believe. That is as true for countries as it is individuals. What do you believe in? What do we believe in?
It’s hard work, but self-governance is worth it.
Doing right in our “own eyes” is a recipe for trouble.
Every generation must shrug the vestiges of socialism if we are truly thankful for liberty.
The right of an individual to securely own property is central to Scripture.