America, the Beautiful

Samuel A. Ward
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Solo instrument + piano (Tenor Recorder)
Instrumental parts
Not available

Many people, including myself, are very concerned about the moral and spiritual decline of our country. God has "shed His grace on us", but we have largely turned away from following His moral law. Pride, power mongering, greed, sexual sins and the shedding of innocent blood (abortion) fly in His face as an insult from the ones He has so richly blessed. May God "mend our every flaw". Even with her faults and failures, I love America. This song is dear to my heart and the hearts of all patriotic Americans.

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