When Faith Was Bold: FDR leads nation in prayer again

Video resurrects D-Day plea to ‘Almighty God’

I couldn’t believe I was hearing a president of the United States praying the way FDR did. – FDR video creator

June 6, 2007 – TheScroogeReport.com Post

From another era, an unwavering voice speaks slowly, its gravity punctuated by ministerial pauses: “Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our republic, our religion, and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity. …”

It was June 6, 1944, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt first addressed a nation beset by war. While American, British and Canadian troops fought to establish beachheads on the coast of Normandy in France, American families adjusted their radio dials to hear the president pray.

Now, exactly 63 years later, Roosevelt’s voice once again speaks, this time to a nation divided over a war.

In honor of D-Day’s anniversary, Arkansas e-card creator Scott Kinney, operator of interviewwithjesus.com, has resurrected President Roosevelt’s prayer to encourage support and prayer for U.S. troops abroad. The flash movie maker’s newest production features audio of Roosevelt reading his prayer streaming in synch with corresponding photos of the Iraq war effort…

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