Holiday Message

Holiday Message

Can God Bless America? (Nehemiah 8-9)

“CAN GOD BLESS AMERICA?” The classic song, “God Bless America,” first made popular by Kate Smith before WW2, has become a 2nd National Anthem and national prayer. As a country we are in no position at all to be blessed, so this prayerful tune is futile, a sentimental reminder of another time. We’re actually in a better place to be unblessed—cursed, because blessing has always had its conditions, always. Will God bless America? Should God bless America? And if God…