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Attempting to obey God and follow Jesus Christ our Lord

Originally posted on Tarpon's Swamp:

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor – and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.

Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday, the 26th day of November next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be…

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5 responses

  1. Yet, the left wing thinks Thanksgiving is a Nazi festival.

    November 23, 2012 at 4:12 am

    • I admit that I can not understand the mindset that seems so willing to believe whatever drivel that they are fed. I think it must be a fault in the brain that makes them blind to the truth. God bless you John and I hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

      November 23, 2012 at 11:18 am

  2. I really liked the message.

    No matter what you say the left will think you are a racist or a NAZI. It’s as if they have no understanding that Hitler was an elected, left wing socialist.

    November 24, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    • So true and since real history is no longer being taught, they have no idea at all of what life was like under Hitler, Stalin, Mao or any of the other dictators who wanted to control the world. They are so ignorant they believe the lie that people like the Muslim Brotherhood are freedom fighters fighting for democracy and that Obama just wants to help people. God bless you my friend!

      November 24, 2012 at 3:41 pm

  3. Reblogged this on Cobcatnipdew's Blog.

    November 27, 2012 at 5:54 am

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