Posted tagged ‘Lincoln’

Read the Words of Abraham Lincoln Regarding Our Present Condition in America

November 21, 2008


“We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us. Intoxicated by success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, and too proud to pray to the God who made us.”
Tidal waves of joy and blessings would come to our nation if even an applicable number of God’s children would penitently confess our sins, saying, “O Lord, to us belongeth confusion of face, to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, because we have sinned against thee” (Daniel 9:8).

“The True Promised Land”: The Issue of Race Pride Completely Misses the Point by Joseph C. Phillips

November 20, 2008

joseph-c-phillips2.jpgIf, as the essayist wrote, ‘irony gives birth to a deeper and less friendly understanding’, then here is a real interesting development for you. In the days following the election of Barack Obama as our nation’s 44th president, my email in box was filled with notes proclaiming “another bold step for black mankind” and asking for my reaction.