The picture above is a reenactment of the first landing at Cape Henry by the English settlers who later established the Jamestown colony. At the Cape that they first came ashore and offered thanksgiving to God for their safe passage. Here they also made a covenant with God and dedicated this new land for purpose of spreading the Gospel. God spoke to us there several years ago that He wanted to renew His covenant with America. That has been our prayer and mission ever since.
We began this blog with the story of Cape Henry and the special covenant made there. This Thanksgiving Day we reflect upon that covenant. We are reminded of all the blessings which God has bestowed upon us because of the covenant. America was meant to be a missionary nation as was Israel. The question that remains is this: Will we follow through on the covenant commitment which our early settlers made with God? Our forefathers understood the covenant and operated under its authority and provisions.
Let us remember this day to give God the thanks and praise for all He has done for us and our nation. May our prayers be that we will return to Him, our first love, and the calling He has place upon us. That calling is still to reach the lost with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, by Word and example.
Thank you for joining us in prayer this day for our nation and its people. May God bless you and your family with His joy and peace. May He keep you safe in your travels and may each family member and friend be under His divine health and protection.
“The LORD bless you and keep you;
The LORD make His face shine upon you,
And be gracious to you;
The LORD lift up His countenance upon you,
And give you peace.”’ (Numbers 6:24-26)