News from the Deanburg Community of Chester County

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with Carolyn Goff

Greetings from Deanburg! I am hoping with spring here we will have warmer weather and I know you do too! 
Our birthdays this week are Sidney Quarles on March 24 and Robert Green on March 26. Enjoy your special day with family and friends! 
Our prayer requests for this week are Woodie Deming, and Joyce Stewart. Remember our first responders and all law enforcement. Pray for our nation and pray revivals will start over our country to restore Christianity. It is the only thing to save our wonderful nation. 
Our devotion: “’Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.’ Psalms 33:12
“Restoration of a Nation, July 4, 2022
“Throughout the United States today, everyone will be celebrating the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence — a document through which leaders of the colonies in the New World broke free from the King of England.
“The declaration begins: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.”
“While revisionist historians are working hard to remove any trace of Christian/Biblical ideals from the foundations of America, today’s celebration finds its basis in a foundational document that appeals to the authority of a Divine Creator, one whom most of the founding fathers fully believed to have been the author and main subject of the Holy Bible, and who was the guarantor of certain ‘inalienable rights.’ So the Fourth of July – more than just a celebration of independence, ought also to be a day that recognizes God’s participation in the nation’s birth.
“I’ve read and heard all kinds of advice about how America ought to be transformed, while a simple recognition of God’s covenant offer to a nation goes ignored. The words found in 2 Chronicles 7:14 could be claimed and applied to any nation, but particularly one whose foundational documents and institutions have drawn their inspiration substantially from Biblical monotheism. ‘If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heavenand will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.’
IF we truly want to see healing brought to any nation, then this conditional covenant is for US and the restoration of our land will require our part in the covenant: humility, prayer, and repentance, so that God can forgive our sin and heal our land!
“True restoration and healing only comes through true repentance and God’s grace! With so much work to be done — may restoration begin with us!”
Blessing to everyone! Continue to smile, be kind! Call me with any news you want to share. 731-879-9777

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