Accurately Defining Evil Prepares the Mindset Morally for Self Defense

Setting Aside Fear, What Exactly is Our Part in Conquering Evil?

Well, our Forefathers had a lot to say about our part in conquering evil.

The Suffolk Resolves stated:

“…That it is an indispensable duty which we owe to God, our country, ourselves and posterity, by all lawful ways and means in our power to maintain, defend and preserve those civil and religious rights and liberties, for which many of our fathers fought, bled and died, and to hand them down entire to future generations…and that the inhabitants of those towns and districts do use their utmost diligence to acquaint themselves with the art of war as soon as possible, and do, for that purpose, appear under arms at least once every week.”

Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual… Continue steadfast, and with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us.”
“We most solemnly, before God and the world, declare, that, exerting the utmost energy of those powers, which our beneficent Creator hath graciously bestowed upon us, the arms we have been compelled by our enemies to assume, we will, in defiance of every hazard…employ for the preservation of our liberties; being with one mind resolved to die freemen rather than to live slaves… With a humble confidence in the mercies of the Supreme and impartial God and Ruler of the Universe, we most devoutly implore His divine goodness to protect us happily through this great conflict…”  Read more . . .

What Did Teddy Roosevelt Say About Our Part in Overcoming Evil?

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