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The Prayer that Saved the Constitution

The Prayer that Saved the Constitution

  June 28, 1787 Unless the Lord builds the house, They labor in vain who build it. — Psalm 127:1 After the British surrender, the American Colonies had a nation but needed a constitution. The old Articles of Confederation were inadequate. In May 1787, delegates gathered in Philadelphia for a convention to draft a constitution that

Declaring Independence

Adopted on July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence stated that the thirteen American colonies were “Free and Independent States” and that “all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved.” Our Founding Fathers acknowledged God as the source of our rights: We hold these truths to

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