Christianity And Government Quotes by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, John Quincy Adams, John Adams, Louis Farrakhan and many others.
Question with boldness even the existence of a god.
The clergy, by getting themselves established by law and in-grafted into the machine of government, have been a very formidable engine against the civil and religious rights of man.
[N]o religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.
It is much to be lamented that a man of Franklin’s general good character and great influence should have been an unbeliever in Christianity, and also have done as much as he did to make others unbelievers.
The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
I almost shudder at the thought of alluding to the most fatal example of the abuses of grief which the history of mankind has preserved – the Cross. Consider what calamities that engine of grief has produced!
I can’t tell Black people to fight a war that is Israel’s war. What kind of leader will you be, or should I be, to allow these babies Black, white and brown, to fight Israel’s war, because Zionists dominate the government of the United States of America and her banking system.
The foundations of our society and our government rest so much on the teachings of the Bible that it would be difficult to support them if faith in these teachings would cease to be practically universal in our country.
The Declaration of Independence laid the cornerstone of human government upon the first precepts of Christianity.
The fundamental basis of this nationвЂ™s laws was given to Moses on the MountвЂ¦If we donвЂ™t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State.
History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government. This marks the lowest grade of ignorance of which their civil as well as religious leaders will always avail themselves for their own purposes.
Christianity neither is, nor ever was a part of the common law.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
Rulers who wished to subvert the public liberty, may have found an established Clergy convenient auxiliaries. A just Government instituted to secure & perpetuate it needs them not.
Certainly, no power to prescribe any religious exercise, or to assume authority in religious discipline, has been delegated to the General Government.