Category Archive for: ‘Thomas Jefferson’

Thomas Jefferson (Declaration of Independence) Ceramic Beer Mug

Fun Presidential Facts – Thomas Jefferson

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President Thomas Jefferson

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Navy Memorial - Washington DC

Thomas Jefferson – The Barbary Pirates

“And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.” Genesis 22:1 KJV
He knew that sometimes you have to stand up to what is wrong, no matter how tough it may be on you. That’s why he realized he had to send battleships by sea and marines by land to right a wrong that had been done to our citizens and bring them home. But what happened to the other part of the story where they pushed their will on God’s plan? It is so hard to wait on God.

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Jefferson Memorial at Sunrise with Cherry Blossoms -Washington DC Mar 2016

List: What similiar trait do I have with the first ten Presidents

Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, JQ Adams, Jackson, Van Buren, WH Harrison, and John Tyler. Those are the first ten Presidents. A list of how I think I am like them.

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Sign marking the grave at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson – Dying on the same day

“And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?” John 11:26 KJV

I ponder the route I must travel, one which I have never traveled before. Although the sunlight glared where he stood, inside the cave was very dark and spooky. He would write to tell his friend of the wonderful time he had with his grandson.

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The Jefferson Hotel - Richmond - 2014 - Awning

US Presidential Anecdotes, Silly Stories, Quotes and Jokes – Thomas Jefferson stories

Thomas Jefferson was our third President. He also provides us with some interesting additions to our US Presidents Anecdotes, Silly Stories and Jokes page.

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President Thomas Jefferson – A Conversation with a Stranger

“Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation.” Psalm 5:1 KJV

Yeah, a lot of people tell me that. Sometimes words echo in our minds a long time after the conversation is over. I think that is a good thing.

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Goshen Baptist Church - Spotsylvania, Virginia

Thomas Jefferson – James Madison Talks Him into Returning to Politics

“As the LORD commanded Moses, so he numbered them in the wilderness of Sinai.” Numbers 1:19 KJV

I then bowed my head to pray. Tears filled my eyes. At times I felt I was battling it alone.

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Monticello from side with flowers

Thomas Jefferson – His Wife Martha

“I am my beloved’s, and his desire is toward me.” Song of Solomon 7:10 KJV

As I rubbed my belly I blurted out, “I think that might have been the best meal I’ve ever had in my entire life.” Words are a funny thing. If we use a word or combination of words too often they can lose their luster.

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A photo of Thomas Jefferson's gravestone

Thomas Jefferson’s Modesty

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Genesis 1:1 KJV

In the beginning, now that’s a great place to start. To take an idea, a thought, or a concept and mold it into something tangible is really exciting. Genesis 1: 2-5 tells us that God divided darkness and light and called it the first day. Most creations follow this path. They divide those things that can’t be seen, like thoughts and ideas and they bring them into a light, such as an invention, a constitution, or even a website.

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