“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Everyone (except Obama and liberal traitors) knows this line of the most important document ever written in the founding of this experiment we call the United States of America. While as important as this statement is, I believe that the last sentence of the Declaration (if not the last two paragraphs) brings more light as to the convictions of the great men that drafted and signed it.
“And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”
These Patriots put it all on the line. Not only did they send the crown a blatant “up yours”, they knew well that they may not survive to actually see the whole thing come to pass. I’ll break it down a little more and you tell me what you think.
First of all 56 devoted men showed their support. Support for something they actually tried fervently to prevent from happening in the first place. They just wanted to be free to govern themselves. That sounds pretty easy given the liberties we have now. Even with the tyranny bestowed upon us by our own federal leviathan we are still the “freest” nation in all the world. (NAME ONE MORE FREE, BACK IT UP and I’LL STOP BLOGGING)
Second, the signers had spiritually based knowledge (not conception) that GOD was not only in charge of what was going on but through doing His will the DEVINE CREATOR would see it through. How many of us here in America have even a fraction of the true faith that these men had? P.S.- Thomas Jefferson was not a deist!
Pledging their lives to not only each other but to the divinely inspired experiment was at this point an easy thing to do. Read the grievances they were experiencing and listed and you would give your life too. How soon we forget and give up the few freedoms we still enjoy. “Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, Deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” – Benjamin Franklin
Their fortune was a pretty easy one too. The King was pretty much taking it all anyway. Remember these people didn’t have running water or refrigerators much less air conditioning and HDTV. Some of the founders even had to acquire great debt to even do the business of this fledgling government.
SACRED HONOR should never be underestimated as it refers to the way these men knew it. People now days don’t normally have a clue as to what they are saying much less have direction to their actions. The little or BIG SCREEN box we stare at for so much of our miserable lives tells us what to say or do. It even tells us who to pray to on occasion. Have you seen the amount of commercials for green this or green that lately? No, sacred honor meant EVERYTHING to these men because it was just that, SACRED.
Do you know the true meaning of HONOR?