Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Happy Thanksgiving! Here is Abraham Lincoln’s short speech to institute Thanksgiving as a holiday in the United States. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which…

You Don’t Hear Political Speeches Like This Anymore

In light of all the so-called “powerful” speeches Obama gives, I figured I’d post Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inagural Address.  Notice how theologically driven this speech is.  Even though Obama tries to interpret Scripture, he would never say some of things Honest Abe did.  At the end of the third paragraph, Lincoln quotes Psalm 19:9 (KJV)….