Independence 1776

This bold song appeared in the “Freeman’s Journal,” about one mouth previous to the declaration of independence, as a “Parody on an ode published in the Town and Country Magazine,” in 1774. The loyal papers of the time speak of…

Stricken, Smitten

One of the ways we can educate ourselves about the worldview of the Founding Fathers is to explore their hymns. The hymns of that era were full of passion and theology, and provide an experiential understanding of their state of…

Rise Up, O Men of God

One of the ways we can educate ourselves about the worldview of the Founding Fathers is to explore their hymns. The hymns of that era were full of passion and theology, and provide an experiential understanding of their state of…

Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah

One of the ways we can educate ourselves about the worldview of the Founding Fathers is to explore their hymns. The hymns of that era were full of passion and theology, and provide an experiential understanding of their state of…

Election Sermons – Rev. D. Foster

This 1790 election sermon by Rev. Daniel Foster was given before the Massachusetts Governor (John Hancock), Lieutenant-Governor (Samuel Adams), and both houses of Legislature. Rev. Foster admonished these elected officials using Proverbs 8:16, and encouraged them to govern according to…