There is a portion of Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: “It has seemed to me fit and proper that God should be solemnly, reverently and gratefully acknowledged … by the whole American people. I do therefore invite my fellow citizens … to set apart and observe … a day of Thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father Who dwelleth in the heavens.”
Finally, here is a quotes from the Thanksgiving Proclamation signed by President Ronald Reagan: “America has much for which to be thankful. … Let us recommit ourselves to that devotion to God and family that has played such an important role in making this a great Nation, and which will be needed as a source of strength if we are to remain a great people.”
America has prospered in freedom for more than two centuries and, yes indeed, America has so much for which to thank God on Thanksgiving Day.
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