CBN | COMMENTARY: One Nation Under God

This weekend, we celebrate the founding of the greatest nation in the world. We honor the men and women that dedicated—and often sacrificed—their lives to create the land of the free and home of the brave, and to defend it for nearly two and half centuries. I love this country. I join you in celebrating it. But I find myself asking: Is America still the land of the free and the home of the brave?

Or is our nation dangerously adrift on a sea of complacency and immorality? Too often we are content to think only of our families and ourselves and ignore the world around us. We pay little attention to the continual changes taking place in governmental policies.

Like the frog in lukewarm water—unaware that the water is boiling until it is too late for him to leap—we, too, maybe in more danger than we realize. When more than 3,000 babies are aborted every day, the Bible and the Ten Commandments are removed from the classroom, and prayer in the school is forbidden, it is time to assess where we are as a nation. As mobs topple the statues of Founding Fathers, we must not forget what those great men advocated: faith and liberty.

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