Happy 4th of July! George Washington Prayer 1789

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  1. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm APA ETL#195

    Jan 25, 2010
    Monticello, Arkansas
    From http://www.royalrangers.ag.org

    Happy 4th of July!

    "Almighty GOD; we make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection, that thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government; and entertain a brotherly affection and love for one another and for their fellow citizens of the United States of America at large. And finally that Thou wilt most graciously be pleased to dispose us all to do justice, to love mercy and to demean ourselves with that charity, humility and pacific temper of mind which were the characteristics of The Divine Author of our blessed religion, and without whose example in these things we can never hope to be a happy nation. Grant our supplication, we beseech thee, through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen."

    George Washington; April 30th, 1789

  2. Campine Lover

    Campine Lover Songster

    Mar 7, 2010
    Moss Beach, CA

    Happy 4th of July! [​IMG]
  3. Amyable

    Amyable Songster

    Dec 16, 2008
    Greenleaf, WI
    Yes, Happy Birthday USA!

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  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Thank you!

  5. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    Thanks for posting it, its good to be reminded of the spirit of the founders!
  6. Miltonchix

    Miltonchix Taking a Break

    Jul 14, 2007
    Milton, Florida
    If only we could wake him up to serve again!!
    Now, more than ever, we need another leader just like him. A humble man who fought tooth and nail for his country, and when, after years of battle, he was ready to retire to his farm, he continued to serve when called on. He did not seek out the office of President, but instead had to be plead with to serve as our first President. He was battle weary and deserved a rest. But keeping the Union together was far more important for him. Without his leadership, we probably would have failed as a Union.

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