"Our honored and eternal Father, in deep humbleness and gratitude we approach thy holy throne in prayer . . .
"We are deeply grateful for this glorious land in which we live. We know it is a land choice above all othersthe greatest nation under heaven. We thank thee for libertyfor our free agency, our way of life, and our free institutions . . .
"We acknowledge gratefully the unselfish service of those who have preceded us, especially the founding fathers of this nation . . .
"Our heavenly Father, bless richly, we pray thee, thy son and servant who has been chosen by...