Declaration of independence

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Declaration of independence

  1. 1. Seven parts of the Declaration 1. Reason 2. Self evident truths 3. Purpose of government 4. Reasons to abolish governments
  2. 2. Seven parts of the Declaration 5. Declaration statement… 6. Rights of the 13 Sovereign states 7. Pledges
  3. 3. Biblical Principles found in theDeclaration of Independence • God has established universal and unchanging truth • God created man in his image • God gives man dignity and freedom
  4. 4. Biblical Principles found in theDeclaration of Independence • God gives man rights, not government • God values human life • God values liberty
  5. 5. Biblical Principles found in theDeclaration of Independence • God made men to enjoy life. • God is the ultimate authority in the world • Governments will be judged for their actions
  6. 6. Biblical Principles found in theDeclaration of Independence • God is trustworthy • God is active in world events • People can live for something greater than themselves
  7. 7. Reflection: George Washington … “Never was a people who had more reason to acknowledge divine interposition in their affairs than those of the United States.
  8. 8. Reflection: George Washington I should be pained to believe that they have forgotten that Agency which was so often manifested during our revolution or that they failed to consider the omnipotence of that God who alone is able to protect them.
  9. 9. DEVOTION TO GOD – John Adams …Itought to be commemorated by solemn acts of devotion to almighty God.

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