Garfield refused. Then the cabinet member remarked, "I would be interested to know with whom you could have an engagement so important that it cannot be broken." Garfield replied, "I will be as frank as you are. My engagement is with the Lord, to meet Him at His House and at His table at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, and I shall be there."
The President was at worship services the next morning. The nation survived the crisis. President Garfield was a member of the Lord's church.
The Lord's statement is still true: "Seek ye first the kingdom of God and righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."
Has our current President kept his most important appointment?
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