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Integrity Moments - July 4, 2012


The Seeds of Independence
By: Rick Boxx
July 4, 2012

Many historians believe the seeds of Independence Day came from The Great Awakening. The revival of the mid 1700s brought to the church a different view than the strict social class structure of the Enlightenment philosophy.

Historian, Bernard Bailyn, claims that the evangelistic efforts of The Great Awakening challenged the traditions of their day by teaching that the Bible taught all men are equal. This planted seeds of rebellion.

Galatians 3:28 teaches, “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female,for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

All men and women being equal also applies to the workplace. There is no hierarchy of importance to God. Being called to the workplace is just as significant as being a pastor or missionary.

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Originally published July 04, 2012.