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 …

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