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The Magnificent Fifty: Foundations of Faith (South Carolina)

South Carolina Executive Proclamation (1994): WHEREAS, We each have been richly blessed by The Almighty whose divine providence our founding fathers sought as they established these United States of America…WHEREAS, The importance of our Christian Heritage to the Institutions, values and vision of our nation is immeasurable…THEREORE, I, Carroll A. Campbell, Jr., Governor of the State of South Carolina, proclaim November 20-26, 1994, as “CHRISTIAN HERITAGE WEEK” in South Carolina.

 


Well, there ya’ go. 🙂

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The Magnificent Fifty: Foundation of Faith (Rhode Island)

Providence, Rhode Island (Artist: Susan Cassidy Wilhoit)

Constitution Preamble (1842)

We, the people of the State of Rhode Island, grateful to Almighty God for the civil and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing.

 


If you want to read the purpose behind these posts featuring state capital buildings, CLICK HERE to read the introduction.

I would encourage you to share these as much as you would like, even with those in your state capitals.

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The Magnificent Fifty: Foundation of Faith (Maryland)

Annapolis, Maryland (Artist: Susan Cassidy Wilhoit)

Constitution Declaration of Rights (1867)

We, the people of the state of Maryland, grateful to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberty.

 

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The Magnificent Fifty: Foundation of Faith (Maine)

Augusta, Maine (Artist: Susan Cassidy Wilhoit)

Constitution Preamble (1820)

We the people of Maine acknowledge with grateful hearts the goodness of the Sovereign Ruler of the Universe in affording us an opportunity… and imploring God’s aid and direction in its accomplishments.


I wonder if the current leadership of Maine has a grateful heart toward the Sovereign God, Ruler of the Universe? I wonder if they implore “God’s aid and direction” in their government? It’s something we should all be asking ourselves…”We the people…”

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The Magnificent Fifty: Foundation of Faith (Des Moines, Iowa)

Des Moines, Iowa (Artist: Susan Cassidy Wilhoit)

Constitution Preamble (1857)

We, the People of the State of Iowa, grateful to the Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our dependence on Him for a constitution of these blessings establish this Constitution. 


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Magnificent Fifty: Foundation of Faith (Hawaii)

Honolulu, Hawaii (Artist: Susan Cassidy Wilhoit)

Constitution Preamble (1959)

We, the people of Hawaii, grateful for Divine Guidance…dedicate our efforts to fulfill the philosophy decreed by the Hawaii State motto Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono (“The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness”).


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The Magnificent Fifty: Foundation of Faith (Delaware)

Dover, Delaware (Artist: Susan Cassidy Wilhoit)

Delaware Constitution Preamble (1897)

Through Divine Goodness, all men have, by nature, the rights of worshipping and serving their Creator according to the dictations of their consciences. 

 

To understand the purpose of these posts featuring state capital buildings, read the introduction to this series.

 

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