The Story of Liberty

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"... if truly God had specific plans for this country and the people who were to inhabit it, have God's plans reached their fulfillment? Does America still have a rendezvous with destiny? Is there yet a generation to come forth from this nation which will turn the hearts of not only its countrymen back to the living God, but the hearts of the world as well? It is with this in mind that we have endeavored to republish Charles Coffin's The Story of Liberty, originally published in 1879. The Story of Liberty is not America's story alone. It belongs
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"... if truly God had specific plans for this country and the people who were to inhabit it, have God's plans reached their fulfillment? Does America still have a rendezvous with destiny? Is there yet a generation to come forth from this nation which will turn the hearts of not only its countrymen back to the living God, but the hearts of the world as well? It is with this in mind that we have endeavored to republish Charles Coffin's The Story of Liberty, originally published in 1879. The Story of Liberty is not America's story alone. It belongs to all those who are enjoying freedom and liberty in any part of the world. And it belongs to all nations that will yet serve Him. As we reach back into the records of history to observe the hand of the Great Author of all liberty, we will find direction for the days ahead and discover the keys we need to understand and interpret the future. As we look at that which preceded our nation's history and led to its founding, we will begin to have an idea of what liberty cost those who love the truth and how much still is at stake. We cannot neglect the present and hope to enjoy in the future the blessings of the past. Liberty was purchased by Christian courage, self-sacrifice, and unceasing vigilance. Only by these virtues can we hope to keep it. We must, by God's grace, be as determined to protect our liberties as our forefathers were to win them. 'Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.'" (Gal. 5:1 KJV).
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781235964305
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/16/2012
  • Pages: 90
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter I. John Lackland and the Barons 17
Chapter II. The Man who Preached after He was Dead 30
Chapter III. The Fire that was Kindled in Bohemia 55
Chapter IV. What Laurence Coster and John Guttenberg did for Liberty 69
Chapter V. The Men who Ask Questions 80
Chapter VI. How a Man Tried to Reach the East by Sailing West 97
Chapter VII. The New Home of Liberty 123
Chapter VIII. A Boy who Objected to Marrying his Brother's Widow 140
Chapter IX. The Man who Can Do no Wrong 159
Chapter X. The Boy who Sung for his Breakfast 172
Chapter XI. What the Boy who Sung for his Breakfast Saw in Rome 178
Chapter XII. The Boy-cardinal 193
Chapter XIII. The Boy-emperor 210
Chapter XIV. The Field of the Cloth of Gold 216
Chapter XV. The Men who Obey Orders 222
Chapter XVI. Plans that did not Come to Pass 226
Chapter XVII. The Man who Split the Church in Twain 241
Chapter XVIII. The Queen who Burned Heretics 264
Chapter XIX. How Liberty Began in France 283
Chapter XX. The Man who Filled the World with Woe 293
Chapter XXI. Progress of Liberty in England 298
Chapter XXII. How the Pope Put Down the Heretics 302
Chapter XXIII. The Queen of the Scots 311
Chapter XXIV. St. Bartholomew 316
Chapter XXV. How the "Beggars" Fought for their Rights 328
Chapter XXVI. Why the Queen of Scotland Lost her Head 338
Chapter XXVII. The Retribution that Followed Crime 344
Chapter XXVIII. William Brewster and his Friends 351
Chapter XXIX. The Star of Empire 360
Chapter XXX. The "Half-moon" 378
Chapter XXXI. Strangers and Pilgrims 383
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