exalts a nation,
But sin is a disgrace to any people.
have no government armed
with power of contending with human
passions unbridled by morality
and religion. Avarice, ambition,
revenge, or gallantry, would break the
strongest cords of our Constitution
as a whale goes through a net.
Our Constitution is made only for a
moral and religious people.
It is wholly inadequate to the
government of any other.