Today's American Minute

George Whitefield & the Great Awakening Revival - American Minute with Bill Federer

George Whitefield & the Great Awakening Revival - American Minute with Bill Federer

George Whitefield & the Great Awakening Revival - American Minute with Bill Federer

Beginning in 1740, George Whitefield preached seven times in America.
He spread the Great Awakening Revival, which helped unite the Colonies prior to the Revolutionary War.

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Congress approved First Amendment same week it called for Day of Thanksgiving to Almighty God - American Minute with Bill Federer

Congress approved First Amendment same week it called for Day of Thanksgiving to Almighty God - American Minute with Bill Federer

Congress approved First Amendment same week it called for Day of Thanksgiving to Almighty God - American Minute with Bill Federer

Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger stated in the case of Marsh v. Chambers (1982):
"It can hardly be thought that in the SAME WEEK the members of the first Congress VOTED to appoint and pay a CHAPLAIN for each House and also VOTED to approve the draft of the FIRST AMENDMENT ... (that) they intended to forbid what they had just declared ACCEPTABLE."

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"Squanto ... was a special instrument sent of God for their good beyond their expectation"-Pilgrim Governor William Bradford - American Minute with Bill Federer

"Squanto ... was a special instrument sent of God for their good beyond their expectation"-Pilgrim Governor William Bradford - American Minute with Bill Federer

"Squanto ... was a special instrument sent of God for their good beyond their expectation"-Pilgrim Governor William Bradford - American Minute with Bill Federer

Governor Bradford wrote:
"(Squanto) was a native of these parts, and had been one of the few survivors of the plague hereabouts.
He was carried away with others by one Hunt, a captain of a ship, who intended to sell them for slaves in Spain ..."

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John Peter Muhlenberg: Major-General, Congressman, Senator & Pastor; with his Pastor brother Frederick-First Speaker of U.S. House - American Minute with Bill Federer

Congressman John Peter Muhlenberg: Major-General Senator & Pastor; with his Pastor brother Frederick-First Speaker of U.S. House - American Minute with Bill Federer

John Peter Muhlenberg: Major-General, Congressman, Senator & Pastor; with his Pastor brother Frederick-First Speaker of U.S. House - American Minute with Bill Federer

The pastor rose: the prayer was strong;
The psalm was warrior David's song ...
... In this the dawn of Freedom's day
There is a time to fight and pray!'
... And now before the open door-
The warrior priest had ordered so-
The enlisting trumpet's sudden soar
Rang through the chapel, o'er and o'er,
Its long reverberating blow, ...
... "Who dares"-this was the patriot's cry,
As striding from the desk he came -
"Come out with me, in Freedom's name,
For her to live, for her to die?"
A hundred hands flung up reply,
A hundred voices answered "I!"

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When Youth Were Patriots: 21-year-old Nathan Hale "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country!"- American Minute with Bill Federer

When Youth Were Patriots: 21-year-old Nathan Hale "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country!"- American Minute with Bill Federer

When Youth Were Patriots: 21-year-old Nathan Hale "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country!"- American Minute with Bill Federer

The Essex Journal stated of Nathan Hale, February 13, 1777:
"At the gallows, he made a sensible and spirited speech; among other things, told them they were shedding the blood of the innocent, and that if he had ten thousand lives, he would lay them all down, if called to it, in defense of his injured, bleeding Country."

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