God in the Temples of Government

These pictures are a small sampling of the many religious images scattered throughout government buildings in D.C. and around the country.

words of men whom we respect to Bless our Country

Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God. -George Washington

Men are not flattered by being shown that there has been a difference of purpose between the Almighty and them. - Abraham Lincoln

Pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.
- Abraham Lincoln

That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
- Abraham Lincoln

Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just. - Thomas Jefferson