MIRACLES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: ANSWERED PRAYER & HOPE
Are you looking for an interesting book to read? Wanting to increase your American history knowledge? Wondering if miracles really happen? Needing hope to cope during your own uncertainties? If any of your answers are affirmative, then I whole-heartedly recommend a book for you!
Read Miracles in American History: 32 Amazing Stories of AnsweredPrayer by Susie Federer for inspiration and hope!
Consider there may be much more to know about the French & Indian War, American Revolution, Barbary Pirate War, War of 1812, American Civil War, WWI, WW2, and other trying times in American history.
Many do not know ‘the rest of the story’of leaders whose faith and courage — and hope — made a difference in makinghistory!
I think you will be amazed and hopeful as you read these stories of true circumstances that are best explained as miraculous and that resulted in that which was needed to save the nation! You may realize that Providence is a better and more realistic explanation than coincidence.
According to Scripture, “The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, and His sovereignty rules over all.” (Psalm 103: 19)
In 1746, 70 ships and 13,000 troops sailed from France to destroy the American colonies, but Massachusetts Governor William Shirley declared a Day of Fasting, then….
Following the Battle of Monongahela, George Washington sent this message from Fort Cumberland to his brother, John Augustine Washington on July 18, 1755: “But by the All-Powerful Dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me!”
Did the creation of the Continental Congress and eventual Independence of the United States directly result from Thomas Jefferson’s resolution for a Day of Fasting on June 1, 1774?
Americans were able to escape British General Cornwallis after the rising of three rivers during 10 days in 1781 — was it providential?
Was Benedict Arnold’s plan to betray West Point discovered merely by coincidence?
George Washington declared, “The Hand of Providence has been so conspicuous in all this (the course of thewar) that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith.”
Benjamin Franklin proclaimed: “In the beginning of the Contest with Great Britain… we had daily prayer in this roomfor Divine protection… All of us who were engaged in the struggle must have observed frequent instances of a Superintending Providence in ourfavor.”
President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a Day of Fasting for April 30, 1865, yet a freak accident two days later changed the course of the Civil War.
Woodrow Wilson made a certain declaration as the U.S. entered WWI….
What about Herbert Hoover during the Great Depression?
Other stories include FDR, and WW2 Generals Eisenhower, MacArthur, and Patton.
What about President Truman and the Korean War?
Apollo 13 was literally lost in space, but President Nixon called on Americans to pray, then….
Do you know these true stories of miracles in American history? Be amazed and hopeful! Read MIRACLES in AMERICAN HISTORY: 32 AMAZING STORIES of ANSWERED PRAYER by Susie Federer.
These amazing stories are adapted from William J. Federer’s “American Minute”
If you like reading about real individuals and historic events, you will want to check out MIRACLES in AMERICAN HISTORY, Volume 2: AMAZING FAITH THAT SHAPED THE NATION also by Susie Federer.