Who Will Rise Again: Jesus or the Confederacy?

“Every nation gets the government it deserves.” ~ Joseph de Maistre

In order to assume “the separate and equal station” afforded to man by “the Laws of Nature and Nature’s God,” on July 4, 1776, the architects behind the greatest expression of freedom to date issued a Declaration of Independence dissolving their political ties with the crown of England. Although the idea of America embodies the promise of freedom, her history has been a struggle to grow into the fullness of that promise. “When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence,” Dr. Martin Luther King said, “they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir.” The history of our great nation—from the Revolutionary War to the present day—has been a struggle, riddled with both successes and failures, to make good on that promise.

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