Letter to the Editor

The church was built for a reason

Sunday, July 15, 2012

To the Editor:

God sent Jesus to build the Church for a reason. God game everyone a purpose with talents. Countless improvements have been achieved since the dawn of primitive man. United States of America was founded on Christian beliefs but evil actions are replacing those beliefs. Our churches are losing members for several reasons. George Washington said, "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

To win people to faith in Jesus Christ and commit them actively to the church, membership shall consist of people who have compiled with the following terms as recorded in the New Testament: Belief in Jesus Christ as the Son of God and open acknowledgement thereof, Repentance and Baptism.

George Washington said, "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible." Then Washington said, in a portion of his inaugural address, "It would be improper to omit, in the first official act, my fervent supplications to the Almighty Being who rules over the universe, (and) who presides in the councils of nations . . . no people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible hand which conducts the affairs of men more than the people of the United States"

No truth is more evident to our minds then that the Christian religion must be the basis of government intended to secure the rights and privileges of its free people. Education is useless without the Bible. The philosophy taught in Churches' Bible School and Worship Services can become the philosophy for the next generation when we all attend a local church and pray for the United States.

President Calvin Coolidge: "The teaching of our society and our government rest so much on the teaching of the Bible."

President Truman said, "If we don't have a proper moral background, we will end up a totalitarian state which does not believe in rights for anybody except the state."

John Adams: "The general principles upon which the Fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity."

President John F. Kennedy: "The rights of man came not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God." -- AND HIS TEACHINGS

Nancy and Alfred H. Mills Sr.

Hammond, Ind.