Documents of Freedom

05 Mayflower Compact - Christian Civics Training - Biblical CivicsHere are some key PDFs of the Documents of Freedom.

Each of these documents were thoroughly studied and understood by students and adults 100 years ago.

Today citizens of the US cannot even name them.

We have added formatting and section summaries to several of these documents in order to aid your understanding.  This is particularly true of the longest document of them all ~ George Washington’s Commentary on the US Constitution… Also known as his Farewell Address.

Sermons from the Pilgrim Period

These letters and sermons outline the concepts of what makes a healthy society.

 

Sermons of the Revolution

Unknown to 99% of the population of the United States, the real spark and unifying force of the American Revolution came from church pulpit for 25 years before the Declaration of Independence.

Week after week, month after month, and year after year, the ideas, concepts, and biblical principles of spiritual and civil liberty found there way into the sermons and then into the ears and minds of the citizens of the colonies.   Here are but a few examples of these now unknown men of faith that God used to establish American Independence.

Sermons from 1750 – 26 Years Before the Declaration of Independence

This sermon is called the “Morning Gun of the American Revolution”  it was published and had a huge impact for 26 years up to 1776.  The pastor, Jonathan Mayhew was 29 years old when he preached it.

 

Sermons from 1775 – A Year Before the Declaration of Independence

Sermons from 1776 – The Year of the Declaration