Mary Adams (23 Dec 2011)
"Prophetic words of John Adams"


 

 

JOHN ADAMS:

 

Our Founders knew that without a moral and God-fearing people our Nation would never survive. Listen to the prophetic words of John Adams:

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion (Christianity). 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 religious and moral people. It is wholly inadequate for the government of any other.”

“Statesmen, my dear Sir, may plan and speculate for Liberty, but it is Religion (Christianity) and Morality alone, which can establish the Principles upon which Freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free Constitution is pure Virtue, and if this cannot be inspired into our People in a greater Measure than they have it now, they may change their Rulers and the forms of Government, but they will not obtain a lasting Liberty. They will only exchange Tyrants and Tyrannies.”

 

MARY E. ADAMS