From FreedomProject Media:
Samuel Adams is more than just a beer. Sadly, on today’s college campuses there is a profound lack of knowledge and awareness of the greatness of the founders of our wonderful republic under God. Sam Adams the man is considered by many historians to be the “Father of the American Revolution” and was instrumental in making the public aware of the tyrannical actions of the king of England and Parliament.
It was in his Puritan Christian home and at the Christian college of Harvard where Adams learned that the rights of life and liberty did not derive from government but from Almighty God. In his classic essay, “The Rights of the Colonists,” Adams declares in classic republican philosophical form:
“In the state of nature every man is, under God, judge and sole judge of his own rights and of the injuries done him.... The right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the power of man to alienate this gift and voluntarily become a slave.... These may be best understood by reading and carefully studying the institutes of the great Law Giver and Head of the Christian Church, which are to be found clearly written and promulgated in the New Testament.”
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