Try as they might mainstream media and history books can not refute the truth: America acknowledges God’s providence. Documents referencing God’s providence are prevalent from the beginning stages of our emerging government and they are still available for review.
Many Founders such as the Pilgrims, those who did battle on American soil for freedom, and still others with occupations such as preachers, merchants, lawyers, and landowners who signed the Declaration Of Independence – were Christian. Of the 56 men who signed this historic document, nearly half (24) held seminary or Bible school degrees.
Clearly their instilled Christian faith affected the Founding Fathers as they referenced God in America’s birthing documents.
I’ve been re-reading, “The American Covenant –The Untold Story”, by Dr. Marshall E. Foster. This post, the first of a nine-part series highlighting one topic from each chapter of Dr. Marshall’s book, is about America’s need to remember God’s relevance in our history.
A man of God dedicated to sharing the true history of America’s Biblical foundation Dr. Foster, who recently passed away, shares in his book passages from American documents and quotes from Founding Fathers. That information, along with in-depth history of the religious upbringing of many of our Founders, provides particulars regarding the Judeo-Christian foundation of America that history books have omitted from their pages.
America’s Founders, because of the dedication to our Creator, made covenants for this country with our Creator – yet our government and media ignore those specific covenants.
America recently lost a great man of God, a scholar and patriot, Dr. Marshall E. Foster. First and foremost a devout follower of Christ, Dr. Foster had a special love for learning and sharing the true history of the United States. This passion lead to creating paths for Americans to better understand the Christian foundation our Founding Fathers built this country upon.
From his beginning service to our Lord as a young college student with Campus Crusade for Christ to one of his last projects (which I eagerly participated in each night) when he worked with Kirk Cameron in 2021 on the 100 Day American Campfire Revival, Dr. Foster remained a good and faithful servant.
Since the beauty of Jesus’ resurrection, Christianity continues to expand beyond the walls of Jerusalem. Today, one-third of the world declares themselves Christian. In America that number is higher. According to a 2020 census on religion by the Public Religious Research Institute 70% of Americans claim themselves to be Christian…a follower of Christ.
America, this statistic can redeem our country! God gives Christians all power in Jesus’ name so through Jesus we can call to Him for healing.
God of the universe is a multitasker – He never stops working.
There are dominant works one can see that God does, like healing the sick or restoring relationships. We pray for positive outcomes to these unpleasant situations and feel blessed when we visually, emotionally, physically, or spiritually experience His response. But God also does works for us – everyday – works that we never bother to notice. Major works, works that sustain us and keep life easy.
Maybe we don’t notice these works because we didn’t specifically pray for them or, is it because we simply take them for granted?