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Facts about America and references to God:

* All 50 state constitutions refer to "God" and a higher power in them!

* Everyone of the country’s major anthems including “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “America” and “My Country Tis of Thee” speaks in some way about pray and God.

*The first book printed in America was a prayer book.

*The first songbook published in America was a hymnal.

*”In God We Trust” is printed on our money.

*The nation’s motto is “In God We Trust!”

*The following states have the following motto’s, Arizona – “God Enriches”; South Dakota’s - “Under God the People Rule;” Ohio’s - “With God All things Are Possible;” Colorado’s – “Nothing Without Providence.”

*When we stood in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol a few weeks back we viewed several large paintings to attest to America’s heritage this is what I saw: Columbus and his men kneeling in prayer after landing in the New World. A painting with Pocahontas in prayer as she is about to be baptized. Another painting were the Pilgrim families are praying with wonder as their ship speedwell embarks for America.

* As I walked around Washington I saw the signature of God on America!

*At the top of the Washington Monument etched in the peak at 555 feet these words “Praise be to God.”

*At the Jefferson Memorial chiseled in its walls this quote “The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time.”

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