Our nation’s founding document declared independence from Great Britain; but, with equal fervor, dependence upon God. Expressing “firm reliance on the Protection of divine Providence,” the signers committed the American experiment to their Maker. The spirit of 1776 was one of reverence and trust.
I have been studying Jeremiah in my devotions lately, and I am struck by the chilling parallels with today. Time is running short, I fear, for this great, noble experiment in freedom. Turn to God, and tell your neighbors to do so while there is yet time.