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A Biblical Account of Weapons and Self Defense

A Biblical Account of Weapons and Self Defense

While pondering the subject making more headlines than the Cav’s winning the NBA finals – firearms and government gun restrictions – I have noticed many anti-American sentiments around the topic of innocent Americans protecting themselves. None of these sentiments are logical; none of them are ethical; and certainly none of them have prevented weapons from taking the life of the innocent they a

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How Would Our Founders Respond to Tragedies Like Orlando?

How Would Our Founders Respond to Tragedies Like Orlando?

We at Institute on the Constitution always desire to bring the original, Biblical, Constitutional, American View to contemporary situations that arise in America. By bringing this view we believe solutions can be found that have helped us as a nation remain unified for well over 200 years.

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Avast There’s an Iceberg Ahead!

Avast There’s an Iceberg Ahead!

Is there any way to stop this train wreck before we hit the wall? Can we rein in Washington and stop the money borrowed from the future that the best and the brightest are spending? What do you think? I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering the question.

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The Puritans, Part 8

The Puritans, Part 8

In part seven I covered some of the troubles that came upon the Puritans after arriving in the New World. It was certainly a time of trial. However, in February of 1631 there was a marvelous manifestation of God’s grace:

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The Puritans, Part 7

The Puritans, Part 7

This bay to the south was the bay for Boston. If you were to bring up a map of the Boston area on the internet, you would see that there are two rivers which flow into the water way that leads to the bay. One is now called the Charles and the other is called the Mystic. The Mystic comes in from the Northwest.

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US Navy Captain James A. Huff (Ret)

Retired Naval Officer Will Talk about Soviet Era Spying and Surveillance

“The Cold War continues,” says retired US Navy Captain James A. Huff of Rapid City, an expert in naval intelligence who cut his teeth on Russian-American spying and surveillance activities spanning several continents near the end of the Soviet Era.

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The Puritans, Part 6

The Puritans, Part 6

After leaving England on April 8, 1630, the Puritans arrived at Salem on June 12th. Salem was the place where Higginson along with a man named Skelton, had gone in 1629 after the charter was signed. They had taken two hundred Puritans with them.

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The Puritans, Part 5

The Puritans, Part 5

In part four I addressed the introductory main points of Winthrop’s sermon, “A Model of Christian Charity,” which were to provide the vision for Puritan society. At the end of part four, I mentioned the two rules Winthrop proclaimed which were to govern the way people lived out their live toward one another: justice and mercy.

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The Puritans, Part 4

The Puritans, Part 4

Notice what happens when, acting on God’s behalf, we use our position in society and our possessions to carry out God’s will by helping others? We “show forth the glory of His wisdom in the variety and difference of His creatures.”

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The Puritans, Part 3

The Puritans, Part 3

God definitely had a plan to use the Puritans to help found the United States. As I made clear in part two, the events which brought their colony into existence were not luck. God was bringing the necessary events to pass.

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