9 Favorite Bible Quotes of Presidents (and Others)
Here’s a way to mark the upcoming Presidents weekend. The source for all of these? Guideposts magazine, 1969.
John F. Kennedy
“Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?” (Isaiah 58:6)
“If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.” (Psalm 139:9-10)
“He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone.” (John 8:7)
Dwight D. Eisenhower
“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:32)
Abigail Van Buren
The entire 23rd Psalm.
“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.” (I Peter 2:9)
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)
“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6)
The Sermon on the Mount. (Matthew 5:1 through 7:29)
Some answers to questions about the day that marks the start of Lent, the penitential period before Easter
How about giving up busyness and worry and spending some time alone with God?