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God Bless America

God bless America! What a joy this week to celebrate our independence and the wonderful freedoms afforded by the Constitution of the United States of America! John Adams, our second president and a signer of the Declaration of Independence, envisioned a great time of celebration each year of these freedoms. “I am apt to believe […]

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Does God Have A Place in America?

John Adams, our second president, was a man of deep belief. This is what he said about the Word of God and the power of the Gospel: “Suppose a nation in some distant Region should take the Bible for their only law Book, and every member should regulate his conduct by the precepts there exhibited! […]

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God and the Fourth of July

“God who gave us life gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that thes liberties are the gift of God?”–Thomas Jefferson. “Suppose a nation in some distant Region should take the Bible for their only law Book, and every member should regulate his conduct by […]

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Getting Ready For The Fourth Of July

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, Ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the […]

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One Nation Under God

Though controversial for many people our Pledge of Allegiance to the flag contains these wonderful words: “One Nation Under God.” But, are they accurate? Are they accurate for you? What about our government and those who lead us? At least for the founding fathers, these words certainly appear to be accurate. Many of those who […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him. — Deuteronomy 18:15 (NIV)