Listen to the Message 
 


2 Chronicles 7:14 
 
"Restore us to yourself, O Lord, that we may return; renew our days as of old unless you have utterly rejected us & are angry with us beyond measure" [Lamentations 5:21-22].
 
#1. WE NEED TO BE INFORMED ABOUT AMERICA‚ÄôS SPIRITUAL HERITAGE 
  • Our country has a rich spiritual heritage. 
  • The people wanted to communicate clearly that God came first.
  • Christ is the foundation of all learning.
  • "God is the source of all wisdom"
  • "Cursed is all learning contrary to the cause of Christ."
  • Psalm 33:12: "Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord." 
  • "It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded not by religionists but by Christians. Not on religion but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
  • "If we aren't governed by God we will be ruled by tyrants."
  • "It is the duty as well as the privilege & the interest of a Christian nation to select & prefer Christians for their rulers." 
  • Children in the first grade were expected to learn the alphabet by memorizing Scripture verses.
#2. BE POSITIVE ABOUT OUR POTENTIAL TO WIN
  • "Oh no, we haven't even come up to bat yet." 
  • God has given us the power to win. 
  • "He is not here. He is risen." 
  • "This is the victory that overcomes the world even our faith." 
#3. BE BOLD IN COMMUNICATING THE TRUTH
  • For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen & heard.
  • We can win. 
#4. THE NEED FOR CREATIVITY IN INFLUENCING OUR FAMILIES
  • "Train up a child in the way he should go, & when he is old he will not depart from it."
  • The ideas of the founding fathers are no longer dominant. 
#5. WE NEED TO FOCUS ON THE POWER OF THE GOSPEL TO SAVE US
  • The problem is within, not outside. 
  • "Righteousness exalts the nation but sin is a reproach to any people."