God Governs

I feel the same way. The upstart colonies would not have prevailed against Britain without divine help.

The longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth -- that God governs on the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid?

Benjamin Franklin, proposing a practice of prayer during the Constitutional Convention, as opinions became fiercer and the convention flirted with disbanding