On May 3, 1990, President George Bush declared a National Day of Prayer:
great faith that led our Nation's Founding Fathers to pursue this bold
experience in self-government has sustained us in uncertain and perilous
Like them, we do very well to recall our 'firm reliance
on the protection of Divine Providence,'...and to pray for continued
help and guidance from our wise and loving Creator."
President George Bush stated in his 1992 National Day of Prayer Proclamation:
"Whatever our individual religious convictions may be, each of us is invited to join in this National Day of Prayer...
Each of us can echo this timeless prayer of Solomon, the ancient king who prayed for, and received, the gift of wisdom:
Lord our God be with us, as He was with our fathers; may He not leave
us or forsake us; so that He may incline our hearts to Him, to walk in
all His ways...that all the peoples of the earth may know that the Lord
is God; there is no other.'"
In his Christmas Message, December 8, 1992, President George H.W. Bush stated:
we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, whose life offers us a model of
dignity, compassion, and justice, we renew our commitment to
peace...Christ made clear the redemptive value of giving of oneself for
The heroic actions of our veterans, the lifesaving work
of our scientists and physicians, and generosity of countless
individuals who voluntarily give of their time, talents, and energy to
help others - all have enriched humankind and affirmed the importance of
our Judeo-Christian heritage in shaping our government and values."