God thrown out of America

July 12, 2013 

We have just finished celebrating our great national holiday, the Fourth of July. I wonder if the Founding Fathers who penned the Declaration of Independence are wondering what happened to our beloved country. One only has to read the famous document to realize that they had relied upon God, the creator, to bless the nation they were forming.

Some 220 years later, we have rejected the foundation of our culture that has traditionally held us together, God and the Holy Scripture.

Prayers have been excised from schools, suits have been filed to force Congress to remove "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance, displays of the Ten Commandments have been removed from public buildings, etc. God has been replaced by science and the church has become secularized. As a result, crime has become rampant. It's time we return to our godly foundation.

HOPE SCHENKE

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