Scrolls about: Christian Ethos
I love America. I love the body of Christ. I also love the beautiful combination of the two that appear in the United States. The history of the US exemplifies the struggle between sin and righteousness. Our ancestors fought for liberties–both religious and political–and at the same time endorsed slavery. Therefore, denying many people their natural rights as human beings. America’s history tells a beautiful story of devotion to belief, love of God, struggles to maintain order, the power of Enlightenment thinking, and the ugliness of sin. Our history bares it all–both glorious and grotesque.
For if I tell you that to do as you say would be a disobedience to the God, and therefore that I cannot hold my tongue, you will not believe that I am serious; and if I say again that daily to discourse about virtue, and of those other things about which you hear me [...]