What makes up those values that contribute to making America exceptional? It’s important you know the answer!
Throughout history, nations have risen to incredible heights of prosperity and might. So compared to the rest of the world, why are we unique in our economy, creativity, prosperity, military might, our system of laws, and our individual freedoms?
What made America exceptional was the recognition that the God of the universe, the Creator, Judge, Law-giver, and Redeemer of Genesis 1:1—has endowed every human being with certain rights. Rights embodied in the Ten Commandments.
Government was established to secure and protect those rights.
Our Declaration of Independence summarizes them as “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
But when government abuses its authority, these rights become at risk—and hear me on this: the inevitable decay of our nation will follow!