The Providential work of God flowed Westward and formed One Nation under God - America The Great Awakening in the 1740s prepared American hearts for Liberty, severing Colonists from the European godlessness, replacing it with a Christ-centered culture. Can These Bones Live is a moving account of the Providence of God in Early America. The relevance of knowing historic truth is absolutely vital in maintaining the Rights and Freedoms fought for in the Revolutionary War. The muscle around the backbone of these United States has dried up. America has both forgotten and forsaken the old ways: It needs the breath of God to live again. Walking in the footsteps of our Forefathers gives light to the path we must take, making history understandable and important in our lives, and in the future life of the nation. David P Pett was the fifth of eight children; he was born during the Great Depression into a humble farm family that respected the Bible. Born Again in 1950, David became an avid student of the Word of God. Graduating from St. Paul Bible College, he pastored several churches. He also took a refresher course at Western Evangelical Seminary near Portland, Oregon. His love for music and history found their way into his writings and ministry. From his early ministry on, David had a passion for writing, generating articles in magazines and weekly newspapers. He published a monthly newspaper THE BRIDGE], wrote two Christian History Manuals, and a monthly newsletter entitled WHY, all with a vigorous commitment to serve God and the Church, the Body of Jesus Christ.