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" I have lived, sir, a long time; and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of men. "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ... - Page 153
by Horatio Hastings Weld - 1846 - 214 pages
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In Their Own Words: Founding Fathers & the Bible

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten this powerful Friend? Or do we imagine we no longer need His assistance?" He could hardly have made this follow-up-statement: "I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer...
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In Their Own Words

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten this powerful Friend? Or do we imagine we no longer need His assistance?" He could hardly have made this follow-up-statement: "I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...Providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten that...of this truth— that God governs in the affairs of man, " Franklin then referenced Jesus' words concerning God's knowledge and governance over His creation...
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The Challenge: Dare to Weigh the Evidence!

Curt Blattman - Religion - 2007 - 164 pages
...observed frequent instances of a super-intending Providence in our favor . . . Have we now forgotten this powerful Friend? Or do we imagine we no longer need...of this truth: that God governs in the affairs of man. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can...
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But What Do I Know?, Volume 1

Tom Treece - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 500 pages
...prayer" that had saved them in the "contest with Great Britain." He also made the following statement: "Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more...this truth that God governs in the affairs of men." How ironic that just a few days short of exactly 226 years later we have a judge who renders a legal...
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I Healed You with My Word

R.C. Graham - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 464 pages
...him into his ministry with the Indians. It was Benjamin Franklin who said, and I quote: "I have lived a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing...this truth: that God governs in the affairs of men." Brainard saw many Indians come to believe in Jesus Christ and accept baptism as a testimony of their...
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American Idols: Reaching the Starbucks Generation

Mark Mason - Religion - 2007 - 196 pages
...stretched uselessly towards heaven. From the clouds there comes no help. -Robert Ingersoll, Humanist I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live,...convincing proofs I see of this truth — that God Governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that...
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Take a Closer Look: Uncommon & Unexpected Insights That Will Change Your Life

Bryan McAnally - Religion - 2007 - 320 pages
...trusting the God who is bigger and more accomplished than everyone else. / have lived a long time, sir, and the longer I live the more convincing proofs I...this truth — that God governs in the affairs of men Benjamin Franklin take a CLOSER look -:24 PM Page 299 Even if your own life is incredibly successful...
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Church and State in America: The First Two Centuries

James H. Hutson - History - 2007
...America to victory over the mighty British Empire. I have lived "a long time," Franklin explained, "and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs...Truth — that God governs in the Affairs of Men. . . . We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that 'except the Lord build the House, they...
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Without a Vision the People Perish

Steven Deace - Religion - 2007 - 276 pages
...supposed deist Benjamin Franklin had this to say to the Continental Congress: "The longer I live, sir, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth— that God governs in the affairs of men."2 Our Declaration of Independence specifically asserts that our rights to life, liberty, and the...
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