"A Moment of Truth"

Series: The 28 Principles of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap.

Introduction to What Historians Call The 5000 Year Leap.

Pastor Bass briefly reviews the exponential progress of mankind in all areas of life since the founding of the American Constitutional Republic such that they can be called a "leap" in comparison to the last 5000 years. Four revolutions are noted with grateful acknowledgment to the National Center for Constitutional Studies and its founder W. Cleon Skousen.

August 8, 2021

Continuing the Introduction to The 5000 Year Leap.

Pastor Bass briefly reviews the exponential progress of mankind in the liberty provided under the American Constitutional Republic in 4 Revolutions: The Industrial Revolution, The Transportation Revolution, The Communications Revolution, and The Computer Revolution.

August 15, 2021

People's Law, vs. Ruler's Law or Anarchy, is the Context for The 5000 Year Leap.

Pastor Bass studies the background and salient features of People's Law which has provided the balance between liberty, and law and order required for our optimum performance as free men.

August 22, 2021

There are Absolute Moral Preconditions for Human Progress.

Pastor Bass observes that in order to achieve true liberty for the free actions of men, man must find spiritual liberty in the gospel of Jesus Christ before he finds physical and political liberty in God's creation. The 28 principles of Constitutional liberty depend upon this moral precondition.

August 29, 2021

What are Principles 1 & 2 of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass treats the first 2 principles: 1. Natural Law - the only reliable basis for sound government and just human relations. 2. A free people cannot survive under a republican constitution unless they remain virtuous and morally strong.

September 5, 2021

What are Principles 3 & 4 of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass treats principles 3 & 4: 3. The best method of securing a virtuous people is to elect virtuous leaders. 4. Without religion the government of a free people cannot be maintained. That religion in the minds and hearts of our founding fathers was biblical Christianity.

September 12, 2021

What are Principles 5 & 6 of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass continues in his series on the 5000 Year Leap with principle 5: Upon God the Creator All Men Are Equally Dependent and to Him Held Equally Responsible and 6: All Men are Created Equal.

July 30, 2023

What are Principles 7 & 8 of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass articulates Principle 7: The proper role of government is to protect equal rights and not equal things. Principle 8: Men are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.

August 13, 2023

What are Principles 9 & 10 of The Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass articulates principle 9: To protect man's rights, God has revealed principles of divine law. And principle 10: The God given right to govern is vested in the sovereign authority of the whole people.

August 27, 2023

What are Principles 11 & 12 of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass unfolds Principle 11: The majority of the people may alter or abolish a tyrannical government and Principle 12: The USA shall be a Republic.

September 10, 2023

What are Principles 13 & 14 of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass articulates Principle 13: A Constitution must protect the people from the human frailties of their rulers and Principle 14: Life and liberty are secure only as long as the right to property is secure.

September 24, 2023

What is the 15th Principle of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap?

Pastor Bass articulates principle 15 of the Constitution from The 5000 Year Leap: The people prosper to the greatest degree when left to engage in a capitalist free market economy with no government interference.

October 8, 2023