It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible

The Foundation of a Blessed Nation: God, Bible, and the Words of George Washington – As we celebrate the 4th of July and reflect upon the values that shaped our great nation, it is crucial to remember the profound wisdom of our founding fathers. One such voice that resonates strongly is that of George Washington, the first President of the United States. In his quote, “It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible,” Washington aptly emphasized the significance of our relationship with God and the Bible as the foundation for a prosperous and blessed nation. Today, let us delve deeper into this timeless message and its relevance in our lives, not just on patriotic occasions but throughout the year.

It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible

"It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible." George Washington | CrossRoads

Blessed is the Nation Whose God is the Lord:
In Psalm 33:12, we find a profound affirmation: “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.” This verse highlights the fundamental truth that a nation’s well-being is intricately connected to its recognition and reverence for God. As Americans, we have been uniquely blessed by God, and it is our responsibility to acknowledge Him as the ultimate source of our blessings.

A Nation in Need of God:

“It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.”

George Washington

George Washington’s quote reminds us that our nation cannot be rightly governed without God and the Bible. As we reflect upon the current state of affairs, it becomes evident that America is in dire need of a renewed commitment to its spiritual foundation. We have witnessed a gradual erosion of moral values, a departure from the principles that once united us as a nation under God. Instead of asking God to bless America, perhaps it is time for us to humbly Bless God by aligning our hearts and actions with His divine wisdom.

The Importance of the Bible:

Central to Washington’s words is the significance of the Bible. Our founding fathers understood that the principles found within its pages provide timeless guidance for both individuals and nations. The Bible serves as a moral compass, imparting wisdom, justice, and compassion. By upholding the values espoused within its sacred text, we not only honor our heritage but also create a pathway toward a brighter future.

A Call to Action:

As followers of Christ, it is our duty to lead by example and actively seek to restore the spiritual fabric of our nation. Let us remember that our actions matter, and we must strive to live out our faith in every aspect of our lives. By praying for our leaders, embracing biblical values, and engaging in acts of love and service, we can contribute to the healing and transformation of our society.


On this 4th of July and beyond, let us heed the wisdom of George Washington and the timeless truth of Scripture. As we embrace God as the foundation of our nation, we position ourselves for His blessings. May we, as a people chosen by God, rise up in faith, love, and unity, thereby playing our part in ushering forth a revival of spiritual fervor and moral integrity in our beloved nation. Together, let us strive to build a future where America stands as a shining example of a nation that wholeheartedly acknowledges God, cherishes the Bible, and walks in His ways.

First published July 3, 2013 Last republished July 3, 2023.

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