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When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks

When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks

American History, Christian Calendar, Christian History, Historical, June, Products

This post is part 1 of the series:When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks to God $8 @ Amazon Store On June 12, 1775, the Continental Congress issued one of its first fast day proclamations when John Hancock of Massachusetts was president of Congress. Hancock, one of the wealthiest Americans of his day, was the son and grandson of Christian ministers and was...Read more... Read more...

June 12, 1775: First Congressional Fasting and Prayer Proclamation

June 12, 1775: First Congressional Fasting and Prayer Proclamation

Congressional Spiritual Proclamations, June Articles

This post is part 1 of the series:When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks to GodJune 12, 1775 The Second Continental Congress issues the first of sixteen spiritual proclamations concerning prayer, fasting, humiliation, and thanksgiving Before adjourning the First Continental Congress on October 26, 1774, representatives stipulated that if the grievances that existed...Read more... Read more...

March 20, 1781: Seventh Congressional Fasting Proclamation

March 20, 1781: Seventh Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American History, Congressional Spiritual Proclamations

This post is part 11 of the series:When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks to God March 20, 1781 Congress issues seventh fasting proclamation There is no historical evidence to support the myth that America’s Founding Fathers were Deists or irreligious. Rather, just the opposite is true. Not only is the historical record replete with the Christian character of...Read more... Read more...

March 20, 1779: Fifth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

March 20, 1779: Fifth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American History, Christian Calendar, Christian History, Congressional Spiritual Proclamations, March Articles

This post is part 7 of the series:When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks to God Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming America's Christian Heritage and celebrating the life-changing influence of the Gospel around the world. Our organization remains committed to this...Read more... Read more...

March 19, 1782: Eighth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

March 19, 1782: Eighth Congressional Fasting Proclamation

American History, Congressional Spiritual Proclamations

This post is part 13 of the series:When Congress Asked America to Fast, Pray, and Give Thanks to God March 19, 1782 Congress issues eighth fasting proclamation to states Far from pushing Christianity and religious observance from the life of government, the Continental Congress (and subsequent Confederation Congress) endorsed and encouraged Christian observances such as fasting,...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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