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Ancient Paths

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"...ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls." Jeremiah 6:16

What were the ancient paths? Everyone appointed to public office must say:

"I do profess faith in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ his only Son, and in the Holy God and blessed forevermore; and I do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration. Delaware Constitution, 1776 (consistent with the First Amendment)