This Fourth of July, when you watch the fireworks, will you think about the Declaration of Independence? We should, says John Stossel in a new Reason TV video.
I just got done reading President Calvin Coolidge’s speech on the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence on July 5, 1926, in Philadephia. This is a brilliant speech and well worth a few minutes to read.
Via the Ayn Rand Institute, traditionally, the Fourth of July is a day for fireworks and cookouts. But we should take the time to also appreciate the deeper meaning of Independence Day.
“But with Christ, we have access in a one-to-one relationship, for, as in the Old Testament, it was more one of worship and awe, a vertical relationship. The New Testament, on the other hand, we look across at a Jesus who looks familiar, horizontal. The combination is what makes the Cross.”