“I’m proud to be an American” are words that still ring, bringing instant association to the song, “God Bless The USA” — the patriotic tribute that’s been called “America’s Second National Anthem.”
Written and recorded by Lee Greenwood, “God Bless the USA” has become a part of America’s musical and cultural history. It has been performed in the White House for every sitting President since its initial release in 1984 and became a rallying force for America in the dark days after 9/11.
In September 2021, Lee Greenwood himself will help oversee the launch release of the “God Bless The USA Bible,” — a limited edition that features the popular New International Version (NIV) translation of the Bible with the additional inclusion of America’s “Founding Documents” — The Constitution, Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, and Pledge of Allegiance. Additionally, it will include the handwritten lyrics of “God Bless The USA” penned by Greenwood.
The GBUSA Bible release comes at a time when, according to top Christian publishers and online book sellers, Bible sales have remained at a record high over the past year as large numbers of people seemingly are, as Fox News reported “searching for hope amid the uncertainty of a COVID-19 world.”
Notes Greenwood: “I’m grateful for the impact ‘God Bless The USA,’ has had over the past four decades and hopeful that this new opportunity will bring continued encouragement and hope to Americans everywhere.”
A spokesperson for the “GBUSA” Bible notes: “The Bible will be presented in limited edition as a ‘thinline’ presentation in rich embossed leatherlite, measuring 7″x10″x1” with easy-to-read large print on both the scriptures and the founding documents. It will officially ship in September to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. He added: “Our hope is that this new release will become a treasured resource Bible on highlighting God’s place in America’s founding and that it is ultimately passed down as a family heirloom.”
The “God Bless The USA Bible” is available for pre-purchase now online at: https://godblesstheusabible.com/
Major media, TV and special appearances by Lee Greenwood are being planned to support the official September release.
(SOURCE: MORNINGSTAR PR)