and Some Comments
The Texas Longhorn symbol is represented by the image on the right. The first image Represents the horned god of witchcraft. Lucifer, Satan, the devil. Note the thumb under the fingers and given by the right hand. The middle image is a sign of recognition between those in the Occult. When pointed at someone it is meant to place a curse. Note the thumb over the fingers and given by the left hand. Take a look at the photos and decide for yourself.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Rom 1:18
And as I was considering, behold, an he goat came from the west on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the ground: and the goat had a notable horn between his eyes. And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had seen standing before the river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power. And I saw him come close unto the ram, and he was moved with choler against him, and smote the ram, and brake his two horns: and there was no power in the ram to stand before him, but he cast him down to the ground, and stamped upon him: and there was none that could deliver the ram out of his hand. Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong, the great horn was broken; Dan 8:5-8
The time of Judgment for America is confirmed by GW Bushs second term as President of the United States. All are challenged to find in the whole first four years of his presidency where GW Bush has said these four words in order "The Lord Jesus Christ." Whether we like it or not, the plain simple fact is that whoever conquered Sadam Hussein, is todays king of Babylon, and that king of Babylon is GW Bush. There is no doubt that GW Bush is Gods man. His second term confirms many things. He says that he is a Christian, and so did his fraternity brother, Adolph Hitler. We do KNOW that he, in fact, is a high level illuminati Satanist, that is FACT.
Yes, he is Gods chosen man to be president now according to Romans 1:18. Bush says he is a Christian, and we do know he is in the American branch of the highest satanic fraternity in America, which is the same fraternity in Germany of Adolph Hitler. In America it is the Skull & Bones and in Germany it is the Thule society, and both are the highest level Luciferian occult fraternities. We know that Bush is a high level Luciferian 32nd degree freemason and member of the most exclusive international satanic club in America known as Bohemian Grove, as were his father and grandfather.
Illuminists communicate coded messages to the rest of the international high level Satanists by such important messages as the inaugural speeches. Often, since Lucifer is the father of lies, the coded message actually being communicated to international global elitists and fellow illuminati Satanists, is EXACTLY OPPOSITE of the plain message on the surface that the uninitiated or unenlightened masses are supposed to receive. The complete text of the Bush inaugural Speech is below the clips and comments. Bushs words are in BLACK. In RED is the likely intended real meaning of his words to those who have had their senses exercised to discern BOTH good and evil.
Before we look at these signs of these perilous times, you are encouraged to take the time to read the ANSWERS in order to be prepared to look soberly, with truth and confidence, before going on to the details of this major sign of the times.
Luke 21:28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.
Phil 1:28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that of God.
John 11:25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
John 11:26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
One should be careful about saying THUS SAITH THE LORD. One should be careful about saying the Lord said, unless one is quoting from the KJV Holy Bible. There is a peace that we may find that passes understanding. I have been seeking that peace to share a few Thus Saith The Lord things with you, which I have recently been receiving from Him. Sadly, this can not be received by all on the GJiGT list; but, gladly it may be received by the truly righteous. You can KNOW by His Word and His Spirit of Truth, if you are righteous or deceived. If your righteousness is the imputed righteousness that comes from finding His Grace to walk in repentance, in freedom from rebellion, in godliness with contentment, you may receive these things.
Yeshua, Jesus, created you, redeemed you, owns you, and calls you by His great and holy family name Israel. Whatever your first name is, you have the privilege to surname yourself Israel, if you are truly born again of His Spirit of Truth and Holiness, and DO walk in repentance, and give no place to rebellion. Thus saith the Lord, FEAR NOT. Thus saith the Lord Fear NOT: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art Mine.
When you pass through the floods and fires of Great Tribulation, thus saith the Lord, I will be with thee; the floods shall not overflow you: and when you must pass through the fire, thou shalt not be burned. This is possible and will be so, for I AM the LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour.
Thus saith the Lord, you are precious in my sight, you have been honourable, and I have loved thee. Fear not: for I am with thee, you are called by My family name Israel, and I have created you for My glory. I have formed you, I have made you, saith the Lord.
Blessed are those who mourn for the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears. You are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and My servants whom I have chosen: that you may KNOW and believe Me, and understand that I AM, that I AM, I AM He the Same Yeshua, Jesus, who spoke to Moses. Before Me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me, I AM the Aleph Tav of Genesis 1:1 and the Alpha and Omega of the Revelation.
I, even I AM, the LORD; and beside Me there is NO Saviour. Therefore you are My witnesses, saith the LORD, that I AM God. My goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting. I was manifest in the flesh to destroy the works of the devil and I have said, IT IS FINISHED. Yes, before the day was I AM, He; and there is none that can deliver out of My hand: I will work, yes, even My strange work of wrath, and no one can prevent, withhold, or stop Me.
Thus saith the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; For your sake I have sent to Babylon, and have brought down all their nobles. I will call upon you soon for a testimony against them. I AM the LORD, your Holy One, the creator of Israel, your King. Thus saith the LORD, the army and the power, they shall lie down together, they shall not rise: they are soon to be extinct. It is good to remember the former things, and consider the things of old. Yet, in this time LOOK UP, Stand and See, and behold, as I will do a new thing, to make the deliverance of My people out of Egypt pale by comparison. NOW it shall spring forth. Continue to read the words of My prophets in THE (definite article) Holy Bible. Read, THE (definite article) Bible with My Holy Spirit of Truth, and you shall know it. I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.
My people Israel, My chosen, this people have I formed for Myself; they shall show forth My praise. I have chosen you. You have not chosen Me, for I have chosen you before I founded the world. It is time now to call upon Me, Saith the Lord, for My name is called The Word of God. Be strengthened with My joy, if you have become weary. You are My witnesses to show forth My praise. Make the sacrifice of praise, and receive the strength of My joy. For I have created, chosen, redeemed, and formed you for My glory and My praise. I, even I AM He that blotteth out your transgressions for My OWN sake. I want you to have mercy. I will not remember your sins. Confess them, repent of them, stop them, and I will remember them no more. I will abundantly pardon. Put Me in remembrance: plead together with Me: declare what you have done, for My desire is that you may be justified. Your teachers have transgressed against Me. My Word and My Spirit are to be your Teacher.
Thus saith the Lord. I want you to HEAR, that I have chosen you and you are My servant Israel, whom I have chosen: Thus saith the LORD that made thee, and formed thee, which will help thee; Fear not. Again I say, FEAR NOT, to those whom I have chosen. If you thirst after the One whose name is called The Word of God, I will pour the living water of My Spirit of Life, My Spirit of Truth, My Spirit of Holiness, My Spirit of Light, as LIVING water upon you who do REALLY thirst after Me. You who truly THIRST to KNOW what I have said, and who truly THIRST to DO what I have said, you will be satisfied, with rivers of Living Water. I will even pour My Spirit upon your children, though they may seem now far removed. They will return and NOT be moved, for your sake, if you THIRST for My Word to KNOW it, and to DO it. Even your children shall be strengthened to be as trees by the water courses. They shall say, I am the Lord's; and another shall call himself by the name of Israel; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD, and surname himself by the name of Israel.
Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and thy Redeemer the LORD of hosts; I AM the Aleph Tav from Genesis, I AM the Alpha and Omega of the Revelation, I AM that I AM, the first, and I AM the last; and beside Me there is no God. By My Spirit have I given My prophets to speak the More Sure word that is written, preserved, and purified seven times in the ONLY Holy Bible of the Holy One of Israel.
I shall call, I have, and shall declare it. All is set in order by Me and for Me. I AM that I AM, who did lead My ancient people Israel to freedom from bondage. I AM the Same, yesterday, to day, and for ever. The deliverance of My people Israel NOW to witness, shall be far greater. I already have declared in the ONLY Holy Bible the things that are coming, and shall come. If you have separated the Holy Bible from the profane bibles, then all these things will I who AM called the Word of God, by My Same Spirit, will show them unto you.
Thus saith the Lord, Fear NOT, neither be afraid. Have not I told you to fear not. How many times have I commanded you to fear not? You have been given the power of My Spirit to CHOOSE NOT to FEAR. I have told you the end, it shall be WELL with the righteous. My prophets, by My Spirit have declared it. You are even My witnesses. You do KNOW, and you do proclaim, there is NO other God or Saviour other that the ONLY Begotten Son of the Father, the Holy One of Israel, Yeshua, the I AM, Jesus, the Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God. Say with BOLDNESS of My Holy Spirit there is NO God beside Me, Boldly say, and cry aloud there is no other God; not any.
Their dollar, euro, mark, and pound gods are all of them vanity. Their security shall not profit. Their own money gods are their own witnesses against them. Their wealth can not see, their riches can not know; their riches which they have held back from the poor and from My work, shall soon make them ashamed. Their money and wealth in which they trusted will soon be good for nothing. It will only make them ashamed for not providing help to My workmen. The covetous shall all be gathered together, they shall fear, and they shall be ashamed together. Their love of money has made them blind, and robbed them of understanding.
Remember these, things Israel; for you are My servant: I have formed you and you are My servant: O Israel, I shall not forget you. I have blotted out your transgressions, and sins. You have found My Grace to find, and walk in repentance, and I have redeemed you. Even the heavens sing for the joy that I have Redeemed you. Even the mountains sing because I have Redeemed you, My people, Israel. The hills and trees rejoice for the LORD to redeem and glorify Himself in His people Israel.
Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, and He that formed you, the I AM, the LORD that created all things; I will frustrate the lies of the liars. I will deal treacherously with the treacherous dealers who deal so treacherously with you. The wisdom of the treacherous will soon be shown to be folly. I will turn them back and to perdition.
The words of My servants will be confirmed and performed. I AM the LORD who shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem. I AM the LORD who shall inherit Judah My portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again. Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD: for He is raised up out of His holy habitation.
GW Bush 1/20/2005 Statements & Comments:
Speech Quotes BLACK and In RED are comments.
We have seen our vulnerability and we have seen its deepest source.
The antichrist illuminati Satanists are vulnerable to free, fearless, faithful well armed people. The 911 Reichstag brought the end of freedom to the free world. The so-called Patriot Act and National ID laws, not just in America but passed the same way, without being read, were simultaneously passed in the 15 "used to be free" nations of Europe plus Australia and New Zealand. The chiseled in stone #1 objective of the antichrist illuminati Satanist control freaks is to kill 92% of the people on planet earth. Do not believe it click up this link and have a look. http://www.moresureword.com/GAStones.htm
The goal is to
have world war three, thus forcing all to receive the 666
bio-chip in the right hand or forehead. The goal is to monitor
and control every human on the planet and insure that everyone
RECEIVING that 666 chip will burn in hell for and with their god
The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.
Just look at the titles and contents of the laws passed. One quickly sees that the title of the law is usually exactly opposite of what the law title would suggest. So when he speaks of a hope for peace we should know it means war, the wars of the Great Tribulation of which Jesus spoke, the antichrist war on the saints. Expansion of freedom means antichrist tyranny and total control.
Across the generations, we have proclaimed the imperative of self-government, because no one is fit to be a master and no one deserves to be a slave.
The truth here is the boast that in just his first 10 months in office he succeeded in the total destruction and elimination of the human rights guaranteed in the US constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights. The antichrist government is to be the master and all are to be slaves.
Now it is the urgent requirement of our nation's security and the calling of our time.
When they say
peace and safety or peace and security then we do know that
sudden destruction is at hand. 1 Th 5:3 For when they shall say,
Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as
travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
America will not impose our own style of government on the unwilling. Our goal, instead, is to help others find their own voice, attain their own freedom and make their own way.
America will not pretend that
jailed dissidents prefer their chains, or that women welcome
humiliation and servitude, or that any human being aspires to
live at the mercy of bullies.
How does that explain the Iraq war?
America's belief in human dignity will guide our policies, yet rights must be more than the grudging concessions of dictators. They are secured by free dissent and the participation of the governed.
That tells us there is very soon coming a lockdown of the freedom of speech. The days of internet access for those not having the 666 control chip in their right hand or forehead are numbered. Glory, praise, and thanks be to God that the GJiGT cd is FINISHED. If you have not yet gotten the FREE 2005 GJiGT CD, click this up NOW and find out how that you may have and share this 700 Megabite CD before it is too late:
In the long run, there is no justice without freedom, and there can be no human rights without human liberty.
process will be accelerated. Justice will not be available.
Freedom will not be tolerated. The Luciferian antichrist control
freaks have all laws and law enforcement personnel and facilities
including concentration camps, guillotines, and mass
crematoriums, prepared for this final part of the antichrist war
on the saints, known as the Great Tribulation. The saints do know
it will turn to them to be witnesses against this antichrist
ungodly rule. The final part of the Bush-Clinton-Bush American
branch of the antichrist global mafia is fully established to
make sure there is no such thing as justice, human rights, or
liberty in Illuminati Controlled America Babylon. If you
find this hard to believe click up this link for the BIBLICAL
CONFIRMATION by the MORE SURE Word of God of this fact and
Eventually, the call of freedom comes to every mind and every soul. We do not accept the existence of permanent tyranny because we do not accept the possibility of permanent slavery. Liberty will come to those who love it.
Freedom will not
long be remembered. The brainwashing and propaganda and police
state tyranny will not allow such thoughts to be entertained. It
will be the 666 bio-chip or death.
Democratic reformers facing repression, prison or exile can know America sees you for who you are, the future leaders of your free country. The leaders of governments with long habits of control need to know: To serve your people you must learn to trust them. Start on this journey of progress and justice, and America will walk at your side.
become the leader in repression, prison, exile and extermination
of its citizens.
From all of you, I have asked patience in the hard task of securing America, which you have granted in good measure. By our efforts we have lit a fire as well; a fire in the minds of men. It warms those who feel its power. It burns those who fight its progress. And one day this untamed fire of freedom will reach the darkest corners of our world. A few Americans have accepted the hardest duties in this cause. In the quiet work of intelligence and diplomacy, the idealistic work of helping raise up free governments, the dangerous and necessary work of fighting our enemies, some have shown their devotion to our country in deaths that honored their whole lives. And we will always honor their names and their sacrifice. All Americans have witnessed this idealism, and some for the first time. I ask our youngest citizens to believe the evidence of your eyes. You have seen duty and allegiance in the determined faces of our soldiers. You have seen that life is fragile, and evil is real, and courage triumphs. Make the choice to serve in a cause larger than your wants, larger than yourself, and in your days you will add not just to the wealth of our country, but to its character. America has need of idealism and courage, because we have essential work at home: the unfinished work of American freedom.
is a mocking of how dumbed down the sheeple are to have eyes and
not see what the antichrist Illuminati Luciferian control freaks
have been doing to them. Like the frog in the pot not hopping out
as the water is gradually warmed until the frog is cooked. The
message is clear that it will be futile to dare try to resist the
lockdown of America. The lockdown and planned destruction of
America has already been accomplished. The Police State Homeland
security forces and MJTFs are ready to crush any and all
dissent. The draft will have all 18-35 year old Americans in some
sort of uniform or camp starting in 2005.
That edifice of character is built in families, supported by communities with standards, and sustained in our national life by the truths of Sinai, the Sermon on the Mount, the words of the Koran, and the varied faiths of our people.
There is your global antichrist religion of tolerance. The only thing not to be tolerated are those "not authentically human" Jews and the REAL Commandment observant Christians who identify with them, to honor the God of Love, Life, and Freedom, and not Bushs freemason, antichrist, Luciferian god of hate, death, and bondage.
Americans move forward in every generation by reaffirming all that is good and true that came before: ideals of justice and conduct that are the same yesterday, today and forever.
This is a plea for
us to think nothing has really changed in America since his 911
Americans at our best value the life we see in one another and must always remember that even the unwanted have worth.
That means that
abortion will not be stopped or opposed in any way.
From the viewpoint of centuries, the questions that come to us are narrowed and few. Did our generation advance the cause of freedom? And did our character bring credit to that cause?
No and 1000 times
We go forward with complete confidence in the eventual triumph of freedom. Not because history runs on the wheels of inevitability; it is human choices that move events. Not because we consider ourselves a chosen nation; God moves and chooses as he wills. We have confidence because freedom is the permanent hope of mankind, the hunger in dark places, the longing of the soul.
Luciferian lockdown of America is a complete SLAM DUNK.
When our founders declared a new order of the ages, when soldiers died in wave upon wave for a union based on liberty, when citizens marched in peaceful outrage under the banner "Freedom Now," they were acting on an ancient hope that is meant to be fulfilled.
Just as his father
began the final phase and announced the New World Order of the
Bush-Clinton-Bush antichrist mafia, it is now finished. The
official English translation of "novus ordo seclorum"
is: "A new order of the ages" this is from the Satanic
Illuminati seal on the back of the dollar bill. That antichrist
satanic order of total tyranny, confusion, and control, is now a
reality not to be stopped. However, REAL Christians KNOW this
satanic New World Order of the ages, this FOURTH Beast will be
CRUSHED to powder by the SOON RETURN of the Lord Jesus Christ.
History has an ebb and flow of justice, but history also has a visible direction, set by liberty and the author of liberty.
LIBERTY IS A KEY
BUZZ WORD OF THE ILLUMINATI. IT WAS THE DRIVING BUZZ WORD OF THE
FRENCH REVOLUTION. LUCIFER, THE CONTROL FREAK, LOVES TO LIE ABOUT
BEING THE GOD OF LIBERTY.
When the Declaration of Independence was first read in public and the Liberty Bell was sounded in celebration, a witness said, "It rang as if it meant something." In our time it means something still.
America, in this young century, proclaims liberty throughout all the world and to all the inhabitants thereof.
Renewed in our strength, tested but not weary, we are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom.
May God bless you, and may he watch over the United States of America.
GOD HELP THOSE WHO HAVE NOT YET FIGURED OUT HIS GOD IS THE GOD OF FREEMASONRY LUCIFER.
Text of Inaugural Address
(January 20, 2005)
Following is the text of President Bush's second inaugural address, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House:
Vice President Cheney, Mr. Chief Justice, President Carter, President Bush, President Clinton, reverend clergy, distinguished guests, fellow citizens:
On this day, prescribed by law and marked by ceremony, we celebrate the durable wisdom of our Constitution, and recall the deep commitments that unite our country. I am grateful for the honor of this hour, mindful of the consequential times in which we live, and determined to fulfill the oath that I have sworn and you have witnessed.
At this second gathering, our duties are defined not by the words I use, but by the history we have seen together. For a half century, America defended our own freedom by standing watch on distant borders. After the shipwreck of communism came years of relative quiet, years of repose, years of sabbatical - and then there came a day of fire.
We have seen our vulnerability - and we have seen its deepest source. For as long as whole regions of the world simmer in resentment and tyranny - prone to ideologies that feed hatred and excuse murder - violence will gather, and multiply in destructive power, and cross the most defended borders, and raise a mortal threat. There is only one force of history that can break the reign of hatred and resentment, and expose the pretensions of tyrants, and reward the hopes of the decent and tolerant, and that is the force of human freedom.
We are led, by events and common sense, to one conclusion: The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.
America's vital interests and our deepest beliefs are now one. From the day of our Founding, we have proclaimed that every man and woman on this earth has rights, and dignity, and matchless value, because they bear the image of the Maker of Heaven and earth. Across the generations we have proclaimed the imperative of self-government, because no one is fit to be a master, and no one deserves to be a slave. Advancing these ideals is the mission that created our Nation. It is the honorable achievement of our fathers. Now it is the urgent requirement of our nation's security, and the calling of our time.
So it is the policy of the United States to seek and support the growth of democratic movements and institutions in every nation and culture, with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.
This is not primarily the task of arms, though we will defend ourselves and our friends by force of arms when necessary. Freedom, by its nature, must be chosen, and defended by citizens, and sustained by the rule of law and the protection of minorities. And when the soul of a nation finally speaks, the institutions that arise may reflect customs and traditions very different from our own. America will not impose our own style of government on the unwilling. Our goal instead is to help others find their own voice, attain their own freedom, and make their own way.
The great objective of ending tyranny is the concentrated work of generations. The difficulty of the task is no excuse for avoiding it. America's influence is not unlimited, but fortunately for the oppressed, America's influence is considerable, and we will use it confidently in freedom's cause.
My most solemn duty is to protect this nation and its people against further attacks and emerging threats. Some have unwisely chosen to test America's resolve, and have found it firm.
We will persistently clarify the choice before every ruler and every nation: The moral choice between oppression, which is always wrong, and freedom, which is eternally right. America will not pretend that jailed dissidents prefer their chains, or that women welcome humiliation and servitude, or that any human being aspires to live at the mercy of bullies.
We will encourage reform in other governments by making clear that success in our relations will require the decent treatment of their own people. America's belief in human dignity will guide our policies, yet rights must be more than the grudging concessions of dictators; they are secured by free dissent and the participation of the governed. In the long run, there is no justice without freedom, and there can be no human rights without human liberty.
Some, I know, have questioned the global appeal of liberty - though this time in history, four decades defined by the swiftest advance of freedom ever seen, is an odd time for doubt. Americans, of all people, should never be surprised by the power of our ideals. Eventually, the call of freedom comes to every mind and every soul. We do not accept the existence of permanent tyranny because we do not accept the possibility of permanent slavery. Liberty will come to those who love it.
Today, America speaks anew to the peoples of the world:
All who live in tyranny and hopelessness can know: the United States will not ignore your oppression, or excuse your oppressors. When you stand for your liberty, we will stand with you.
Democratic reformers facing repression, prison, or exile can know: America sees you for who you are: the future leaders of your free country.
The rulers of outlaw regimes can know that we still believe as Abraham Lincoln did: "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it."
The leaders of governments with long habits of control need to know: To serve your people you must learn to trust them. Start on this journey of progress and justice, and America will walk at your side.
And all the allies of the United States can know: we honor your friendship, we rely on your counsel, and we depend on your help. Division among free nations is a primary goal of freedom's enemies. The concerted effort of free nations to promote democracy is a prelude to our enemies' defeat.
Today, I also speak anew to my fellow citizens:
From all of you, I have asked patience in the hard task of securing America, which you have granted in good measure. Our country has accepted obligations that are difficult to fulfill, and would be dishonorable to abandon. Yet because we have acted in the great liberating tradition of this nation, tens of millions have achieved their freedom. And as hope kindles hope, millions more will find it. By our efforts, we have lit a fire as well - a fire in the minds of men. It warms those who feel its power, it burns those who fight its progress, and one day this untamed fire of freedom will reach the darkest corners of our world.
A few Americans have accepted the hardest duties in this cause - in the quiet work of intelligence and diplomacy ... the idealistic work of helping raise up free governments ... the dangerous and necessary work of fighting our enemies. Some have shown their devotion to our country in deaths that honored their whole lives - and we will always honor their names and their sacrifice.
All Americans have witnessed this idealism, and some for the first time. I ask our youngest citizens to believe the evidence of your eyes. You have seen duty and allegiance in the determined faces of our soldiers. You have seen that life is fragile, and evil is real, and courage triumphs. Make the choice to serve in a cause larger than your wants, larger than yourself - and in your days you will add not just to the wealth of our country, but to its character.
America has need of idealism and courage, because we have essential work at home - the unfinished work of American freedom. In a world moving toward liberty, we are determined to show the meaning and promise of liberty.
In America's ideal of freedom, citizens find the dignity and security of economic independence, instead of laboring on the edge of subsistence. This is the broader definition of liberty that motivated the Homestead Act, the Social Security Act, and the G.I. Bill of Rights. And now we will extend this vision by reforming great institutions to serve the needs of our time. To give every American a stake in the promise and future of our country, we will bring the highest standards to our schools, and build an ownership society. We will widen the ownership of homes and businesses, retirement savings and health insurance - preparing our people for the challenges of life in a free society. By making every citizen an agent of his or her own destiny, we will give our fellow Americans greater freedom from want and fear, and make our society more prosperous and just and equal.
In America's ideal of freedom, the public interest depends on private character - on integrity, and tolerance toward others, and the rule of conscience in our own lives. Self-government relies, in the end, on the governing of the self. That edifice of character is built in families, supported by communities with standards, and sustained in our national life by the truths of Sinai, the Sermon on the Mount, the words of the Koran, and the varied faiths of our people. Americans move forward in every generation by reaffirming all that is good and true that came before - ideals of justice and conduct that are the same yesterday, today, and forever.
In America's ideal of freedom, the exercise of rights is ennobled by service, and mercy, and a heart for the weak. Liberty for all does not mean independence from one another. Our nation relies on men and women who look after a neighbor and surround the lost with love. Americans, at our best, value the life we see in one another, and must always remember that even the unwanted have worth. And our country must abandon all the habits of racism, because we cannot carry the message of freedom and the baggage of bigotry at the same time.
From the perspective of a single day, including this day of dedication, the issues and questions before our country are many. From the viewpoint of centuries, the questions that come to us are narrowed and few. Did our generation advance the cause of freedom? And did our character bring credit to that cause?
These questions that judge us also unite us, because Americans of every party and background, Americans by choice and by birth, are bound to one another in the cause of freedom. We have known divisions, which must be healed to move forward in great purposes - and I will strive in good faith to heal them. Yet those divisions do not define America. We felt the unity and fellowship of our nation when freedom came under attack, and our response came like a single hand over a single heart. And we can feel that same unity and pride whenever America acts for good, and the victims of disaster are given hope, and the unjust encounter justice, and the captives are set free.
We go forward with complete confidence in the eventual triumph of freedom. Not because history runs on the wheels of inevitability; it is human choices that move events. Not because we consider ourselves a chosen nation; God moves and chooses as He wills. We have confidence because freedom is the permanent hope of mankind, the hunger in dark places, the longing of the soul. When our Founders declared a new order of the ages; when soldiers died in wave upon wave for a union based on liberty; when citizens marched in peaceful outrage under the banner "Freedom Now" - they were acting on an ancient hope that is meant to be fulfilled. History has an ebb and flow of justice, but history also has a visible direction, set by liberty and the Author of Liberty.
When the Declaration of Independence was first read in public and the Liberty Bell was sounded in celebration, a witness said, "It rang as if it meant something." In our time it means something still. America, in this young century, proclaims liberty throughout all the world, and to all the inhabitants thereof. Renewed in our strength - tested, but not weary - we are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom.
May God bless you, and may He watch over the United States of America.
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