The Harbinger – Jonathan Cahn
Why did the Pilgrims/Puritans leave England?
The Pilgrims left England for religious reasons because they believed that they were true Christians, determined to purify the Christian church and return to a scripture-based service. Pilgrim groups of Puritans gathered on their own until the English parliament outlawed independent congregations. Due to living under the constant threat of imprisonment or even execution, they were forced to flee after three years.
What happened during the Revolutionary War? Why were we fighting?
The American Revolution began in 1775 as open conflict between the united thirteen coloniesand Great Britain. By the Treaty of Paris that ended the war in 1783, the colonies had won their independence. While no one event can be pointed to as the actual cause of the revolution, the war began as a disagreement over the way in which Great Britain treated the colonies versus the way the colonies felt they should be treated. Americans felt they deserved all the rights of Englishmen. The British, on the other hand, felt that the colonies were created to be used in the way that best suited the crown and parliament. This conflict is embodied in one of the rallying cries of the American Revolution: No Taxation Without Representation.
Meaning, the 13 colonies have lived a hundred or so years setting up their own laws and means of living. They were happy with how things were going, why? Their bottom line, what they were grounded in, The Bible and the Word of God. The fighting began because they thought that they were being infringed upon, taken over, if you will.
After the final battle and independence was won, the Continental Congress set forth with 56 men, to write, edit and eventual agree to and sign the Declaration of Independence. God is mentioned 4 times within the document. The four names that God was given in the document that declared that we no longer considered ourselves to