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The Christian Flag
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The Christian flag was invented in 1907 by Charles C. Overton, a Sunday school superintendent in the USA. The background is a white field upon which a blue canton charged with a red Latin cross rests in the upper left corner. The white field represents surrender to Jesus, the blue canton represents baptismal water, and the red cross represents Jesus's sacrificial blood.

It is meant to represent all the different denominations of Christianity, but is most popular among North American Protestants. Any similarities between it and the U.S. flag are purely coincidental, because the U.S. is not a Christian nation. Any resemblance to the Stainless Banner of the Confederacy is also purely coincidental... surely.


As with the US flag there is a pledge to go with it:

I pledge allegiance to the Christian Flag and to the Savior for whose kingdom it stands; One Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again with life and liberty to all who repent and believe the Gospel.

Again, totally nothing to do with America.

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