Independence Day

Independence Day marks the anniversary of America's birth and celebrates the enduring values of freedom and democracy we cherish to this day.
July 4th ​prayers
How to Pray

7 Bible Prayers for Our Nation—and the World

Use these July 4th prayers to celebrate our freedom as well as remember others in different circumstances.

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July 4th scripture
Stories of Faith

Keeping the Faith: As Bold as Fireworks

She found unexpected inspiration in a July 4th celebration.

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: A Prayer for the 4th

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief shares that on the 4th of July, he'll be praying for our country to continue to progress in its quest for freedom and equality.

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July 4th recipes desserts healthy

5 Red, White and Blue July 4th Dessert and Appetizer Recipes

Try these healthy, easy and inexpensive July 4th ​recipes to celebrate America. 

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The power of Flag Day
Inspiring Stories

Flag Day and the Power of a Symbol

When we let a symbol stand for something, we honor the better parts of our human nature.

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Personal freedom
Positive Living

3 Positive Ways to Pursue Personal Freedom

Independence is neither simple nor easy. Focus on your strengths to stay empowered and energized.

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A Devotion for July 4th
Holiday Devotions

A Devotion for July 4th

This classic Daily Guideposts devotion captures the true meaning of this beautiful, bountiful holiday.

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Legacy of family love and lessons, riding on someone's coattails

Riding on Coattails of Love and Lessons

Thinking about all who have helped shape a life of faith and joy.

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Celebrate the sparkle of your life this 4th of July
Positive Living

Celebrate the Sparkle in Your Life This 4th of July

Fireworks against a night sky are beautiful reminders of the sparks that illuminate what matters in your life.

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