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The Day President Roosevelt Led Our Nation in Prayer

The Day President Roosevelt Led Our Nation in Prayer

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, 15,000 young Americans parachuted into France and 60,000 more stormed the beaches of Normandy. And that began the liberation of Europe from Nazi oppression. While this great battle was going on, President Roosevelt went on the radio and led the nation in prayer for these young men. This is what he said: 

The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence

By John Trumbull – US Capitol, Public Domain On July 4, 1776, the thirteen English colonies declared themselves to be a free and independent nation, by signing the Declaration of Independence. And the United States of America was born. The Declaration of Independence contains these immortal words by Thomas Jefferson: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the…

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George Washington’s Address to His Troops

George Washington’s Address to His Troops

This speech was delivered by General Washington to his troops just before the battle of Long Island, August 26, 1776. “The time is now near at hand, which must probably determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their houses and farms are to be pillaged and destroyed, and themselves consigned to a state of wretchedness from which no human efforts will deliver them. “The…

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Patrick Henry’s Call to Action

Patrick Henry’s Call to Action

  In Patrick Henry’s most famous speech, he implores his fellow citizens to take arms against the British. It’s been left out of today’s history textbooks because it mentions God. But if God hadn’t helped us, we couldn’t have won the Revolutionary War.   What is it that makes this speech so powerful? It’s Patrick Henry’s passionate expression of his faith in God. He knew that God always helps his people. And that when we’re on God’s side, we will prevail, because God…

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