Who said it? An Independence Day Quiz

Dr. Burge Troxel, Senior Adults Pastor

By Dr. Burge Troxel, Senior Adults Pastor

American History and the Bible Quiz

Who said it? (Answers below)

  1. “It is impossible to govern the world without God and the Bible.”
  2. “Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
  3. “I have always said, and always will say, that the studious perusal of the sacred volume (the Bible) will make us better citizens.”
  4. “Is it not . . .that it (the Constitution) laid the cornerstone of human government upon the first precepts of Christianity?”
  5. “The Bible is true. Upon that sacred Volume I rest my hope of eternal salvation through the merits of our blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”
  6. “But for this Book (the Bible) we could not know right from wrong.”
  7. “A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.”
  8. The foundations of our society and our government rest so much on the teachings of the Bible that it would be difficult to support them if faith in these teachings would cease to be practically universal in our country.”
  9. “Where we have been the truest and most consistent in obeying its (the Bible’s) precepts, we have attained the greatest measure of contentment and prosperity.”
  10. Of the many influences that have shaped the United States of America into a distinctive Nation and people, none may be said to be more fundamental and enduring than the Bible.”

What do our National Leaders say about the Bible today?

What do you believe and say about the Bible today?

“All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;” – 2 Timothy 3:16



  1. George Washington – 1st President
  2. John Adams – 2nd President
  3. Thomas Jefferson – 3rd President
  4. John Quincy Adams – 6th President
  5. Andrew Jackson – 7th President
  6. Abraham Lincoln – 16th President
  7. Theodore Roosevelt – 26th President
  8. Calvin Coolidge – 30thPresident
  9. Franklin Roosevelt – 32nd President
  10. Ronald Reagan – 40th President