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Elias Boudinot

“We can only depend on the all powerful influence of the Spirit of God, whose Divine aid and assistance it becomes us as a Christian people most devoutly to implore. Therefore I move that some minister of the Gospel be requested to attend this Congress every morning during the sessions in order to open the… Read More Elias Boudinot

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Providence

PROVIDENCE: Synonyms: tender mercies, loving kindness, compassion, watchfulness, preservation, favor and protection. Definition from Founding Father Noah Webster’s 1828 dictionary: (America’s first Dictionary) (1) “ Devine Providence is often understood God Himself” (2) “the care and superintendence which God excises over His creatures” The word Providence was deeply implanted into early American culture. “It appeared… Read More Providence

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QUOTE FROM SAMUEL ADAMS, “I conceive we cannot better express ourselves than by humbly supplicating the Supreme Ruler of the world . . . that the confusions that are and have been among the nations may be overruled by the promoting and speedily bringing in the holy and happy period when the kingdoms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ may be everywhere established, and the people willingly bow to the scepter of Him who is the Prince of Peace.” March 20, 1797

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