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What Makes A Great Nation?
July 4, 2021

What Makes A Great Nation?

July 4, 2021

JULY 4TH, 2021

“What Makes A Great Nation?”

Text: Psalm 33, Psalm 11, and Judges 2


Some Thoughts On Great Nations and Great Leaders

  1. Great nations preserve their , so they can preserve their .
  • Psalm 33:12 
  • Psalm 11:3 


The root of the word history means: “ ”.

  • Judges 2:10-11
  1. They for God as their first .
  • Deuteronomy 6:5-12
  • Mark 12:30-31
  1. They value and .
  • Nehemiah 1:4
  • Joel 2:12-13
  • Acts 1:14
  1. They value .

2 Corinthians 3:2-3


    • 1963
    • 1973
    1. They value to others above .



      Question: Why is there no Bill of ?


      Three Assumptions

      1. A consensus of .
      1. Divine
      1. Individual expression was governed by for other .


      We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are CREATED equal, that they are endowed by their CREATOR with certain unalienable RIGHTS, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.


      “Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” (John Adams)


      Galatians 5:13

      Galatians 5:14 


      The Result

      Galatians 5:15 

      15 If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be DESTROYED by EACH OTHER.


      Four Statements To Think About

      1. Do what’s , not what you can .
      1. Do what is not simply what is .
      1. Do what is , not what is .


      “Posterity, you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will make good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven, that I ever took half the pains to preserve it.”  (John Adams)

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