Read the writings of George Washington and you will find many references to God's providence in his personal life and in the life of this nation.
"It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor."
(Thanksgiving Proclamation, Oct. 3, 1789, Writings, Vol. 30, page 427).
"By the miraculous case of providence, that protected me beyond all human expectations; I had four bullets through my coat and two horses shot under me, and yet escaped unhurt."
(July 18, 1755, Writings, Vol. 1, Page 152).
What History Books Fail To Tell You
When you do not believe in God, it is somewhat disconcerting to read of His constant providential care. Therefore, modern progressive education, powered by godless humanism, began to rewrite history beginning in the early 1900's. These liberal educators deny the providential view of history and place man in control rather than God. They promote a secular view of history claiming non-religious neutrality and objective recounting of brute facts. What they do not tell you is that humanism itself is a religion and its own humanistic presuppositions determine its choices and interpretations of people, places and events. John Dewey, father of modern education, was a signer of the first Humanist Manifesto.
History books no longer tell you about the providential landing of the Pilgrims on Cape Cod when they were bound for Virginia. God ...
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