Blessed by People of Faith

Today I am joining Five Minute Friday, writing on the prompt: connect.

In December my husband and I  traveled  to Philadelphia  where  we   connected with the history of our country. We saw the Liberty Bell.

We walked through Independence Hall where the founding fathers wrestled with the formation of a nation that would provide liberty and religious freedom.

The Liberty Museum is a few blocks from Independence Hall. On the third floor we viewed artwork and stained glass that connected the pursuit of liberty with the people of Israel and the Puritans.

Deborah was a judge in Israel that participated in the fight to free their people from oppression by the king of Canaan.

Connect with history

John the Baptist baptized people and pointed them to the Savior who could free them from their sins.

The Puritans came to America with the Bible in pursuit of religious freedom.

Puritans

In America we stand on a foundation laid by people of faith that came before us.

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Author: Carol

Carol is a follower of Jesus and a wife, mom & grandma. She worked for many years as a childbirth nurse and prenatal educator. She recently retired from clinical work. She has written articles for nursing journals and devotionals. Her novel, Aliisa's Letter, was published in 2010 and she is currently working on another project.

5 thoughts on “Blessed by People of Faith”

  1. What a delight to read this connection between our spiritual and national heritage! I’m just now catching up on posts by my FMF neighbors of the past few weeks, and I’m so glad I read this one today. Thank you!

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