As Harold loves to tell everyone, I was born on the 4th of July. He takes great pleasure in making sure the entire country honors me with fireworks, parades and picnics.
And the truth is … I do have a deep love for this country. I was not born on the 4th of July by accident.
It’s no myth … but a proven fact that this country would not even exist were it not for God. That may seem like a bold statement but there are volumes of historical facts to back it up. Thanks to David Barton they can be easily found … documents straight from our founder father’s papers.
Although many young people are not taught … the United States of America is and has always been a country like no other.
Former Prime minister Margaret Thatcher of Great Britain once said, “Europe was created by history, America by philosophy.”
There are so many facts as to how God was directly involved in our country but I’m only going to go over five.
1. A Haven for Religious Freedom.
The majority of our first settlers came over to find the religious freedoms they could not enjoy in their own countries. European countries not only had a national government each also had a national religion. It was not a matter of choice of religion.
That is why the principle of separation of church and state was so widely emphasized by o