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GOD. From the Saxon god, good. The source of all good; the supreme being. 1. Every man is presumed to believe in God, and he who opposes a witness on the ground of his unbelief is bound to prove it. 3 Bouv. Inst. u. 3180.
     2. Blasphemy against the Almighty, by denying his being or providence, was an offence punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment. 4 Bl. Corn. 60; 1 East, P. C. 3; 1 Russ. on Crimes, 217. This offence his been enlarged in Pennsylvania, and perhaps most of the states, by statutory provision. Vide Christianity; Blasphemy; 11 Serg. & Rawle, 394.
     3. By article 1, of amendments to the Constitution of the United States, it is provided that "Congress shall make no laws respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." In the United States, therefore, every one is allowed to worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience.

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In the fullness of time Almighty God sent the angel Gabriel to a young virgin in Nazareth, the daughter of Saints Joachim and Anne.
Almighty God is the real owner, there is no question of His purchasing what is already His.
The measure also requires the state to post a plaque at the entrance to the state Emergency Operations Center featuring a Bible verse and a statement that begins, "The safety and security of the Commonwealth cannot be achieved apart from reliance upon Almighty God.
We are suffering and have no choice but to resist and are prepared for martyrdom and pray to Almighty God for victory and success.
Britain's religious leaders have reacted to these pronouncements in much the same way, defending an almighty god "upon whose activity everything ultimately depends for existence.
Submit your little needle of life to the guidance and power of Almighty God.
In a message on Monday, the Iranian president expressed deep regret over the sad event, and condoled with his Algerian counterpart and his bereaved family over the sad incident and prayed to the Almighty God for the salvation and blessing of their bygone beloved one's soul.
They also pleaded to His Almighty God so he may keep the homeland safe under the leadership of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
hath had mercy upon us and hath given his only Son") to "In the mercy of Almighty God, Jesus Christ was given.
Otherwise, almighty God, who allowed us freedom to choose, will be wracked in pain as we kill each other.
Resolve to make this promise a reality in your relationship with Almighty God.
The opening chapters of the Bible tell us that almighty God created a beautiful natural world, and set man in it to be His steward, the guardian of His creation.