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Celebrating our trust in God on the Fourth of July

June 29, 2011

[ – Collinsville, IL] By Patti Amsden

That time of year has arrived when the citizens of this great United States of America celebrate the Fourth of July. The birthday of our nation commenced with the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776; and every year that history-making and world-shaping is commemorated. Parades and picnics are enjoyed by people of every age. Fireworks fill the sky; and flags are unfurled on city streets, over municipal buildings, and on polls in front of the average man’s house….Our National Anthem was written in honor of the flag. The third and less-familiar verse to the “Star Spangled Banner” contains the following lyrics:… Read story»

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