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Public Worship at the U.S. Capitol

Public Worship at the U.S. Capitol

President George Washington laid the cornerstone of the Capitol in 1793, and while it was still under construction nearly 2 years later, church services were being held here.   The July 2, 1795, Federal Orrery newspaper of Boston reported:  “City of Washington, June 19. It is with much pleasure that we discover the rising consequence of […]

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Church in the Capitol

Church in the Capitol

And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25 The U.S. Capitol is recognized by people all over the […]

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Did We Get Separation of Church and State Right?

Did We Get Separation of Church and State Right?

Did We Get Separation of Church and State Right? In the years since the 1947 Court handed down that monumental decision, the “Wall of Separation” has become text and verse for the belief that the First Amendment separated God from government. The logical result is that all religious influences must be removed from public institutions. […]

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