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The Christian Origin of the First Thirteen States

American Founding Fathers, Christian Worldview, January Articles, January Now

0 0 0 0 0 0 0Total0 January 5, 1776 New Hampshire is the first to adopt a constitution in America's bid for freedom There is a very simple reason America’s four organic documents,[1] which were composed at the national or federal level, speak so rarely of Christianity. That reason is the colonial charters and subsequent state constitutions—which all preceded the Constitution of the United States—did speak much about religion and the Christian Faith. In fact, most of the American colonies at one point or another did have state churches,[2] and for this reason—as well as...Read more... Read more... -->

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"Forasmuch as it is the indispensable duty of all men to adore the superintending providence of Almighty God; to acknowledge with gratitude their obligation to him for benefits received, and to implore such farther blessings as they stand in need of...It is therefore recommended to the legislative or executive powers of these United States, to set apart Thursday, the eighteenth day of December next, for solemn thanksgiving and praise; that with one heart and one voice the good people may express the grateful feelings of their hearts, and consecrate themselves to the service of their divine benefactor... "
– Congressional Prayer Proclamation
Journals of Congress, 9:854-855
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