This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, February 8, 2018:
During his 15-minute speech at the 66th annual Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning, President Donald Trump exhibited much greater comfort in his faith than he has shown previously.
He opened by giving credit to God for His blessings on this unique nation:
Our founders invoked our Creator four times in the Declaration of Independence; our currency declares “In God We Trust,” and we place our hands on our hearts as we recite the pledge of allegiance and proclaim we are one nation under God. That is why the words “Praise be to God” are etched atop the Washington Monument, and those same words are etched into the hearts of our people. So today we praise God for how truly blessed we are to be American.
And then he treaded where the previous president feared to go: Trump unabashedly used the name of Jesus Christ: