Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual… Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us.— John Hancock
Lavish Founding Fathers Christian quotations
Those who live by mystery & charlatanerie, fearing you would render them useless by simplifying the Christian philosophy - the most sublime and benevolent, but most perverted system that ever shone on man - endeavored to crush your well-earned & well-deserved fame.
The only foundation for . . . a republic is to be laid in Religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.
Let us by wise and constitutional measures promote intelligence among the people as the best means of preserving our liberties.
I am opposed to any form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society.
The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his father, in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.
My heart trembles when I reflect that God is just
July 4th ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance by solemn acts of devotion.
Without Virtue there can be no liberty
The hocus-pocus phantasm of a God, like another Cerberus, with one body and three heads, had its birth and growth in the blood of thousands and thousands of martyrs.
The propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
America was born a Christian nation.
Cursed be all that learning that is contrary to the cross of Christ.
The rights essential to happiness. . . . We claim them from a higher source - from the King of kings and Lord of all the earth.
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd and bloody religion that has ever infected the world.
Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us.
As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, the best the World ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting Changes; and I have, with most of the present Dissenters in England, some doubts as to his divinity.
Religion is the only solid Base of morals and that Morals are the only possible Support of free governments.
Congress has no power to make any religious establishments.
The only means of establishing and perpetuating our republican forms of government is the universal education of our youth in the principles of Christianity by means of the Bible.
We Recognize No Sovereign but God, and no King but Jesus!
Question with boldness even the existence of a god.
America was born to exemplify that devotion to the elements of righteousness which are derived from the revelations of the Holy Scripture.
I therefore beg leave to move that henceforth prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its blessing on our deliberations, be held in this Assembly every morning.
Mystery is made a convenient Cover for absurdity.
It is the duty of every true Deist to vindicate the moral justice of God against the evils of the Bible.
For my part, I sincerely esteem the Constitution, a system which without the finger of God, never could have been suggested and agreed upon by such a diversity of interests.
The study of theology, as it stands in Christian churches, is the study of nothing; it is founded on nothing; it rests on no principles; it proceeds by no authorities; it has no data; it can demonstrate nothing; and it admits of no conclusion.
I verily believe Christianity necessary to the support of civil society.
One of the beautiful boasts of our municipal jurisprudence is that Christianity is a part of the Common Law... There never has been a period in which the Common Law did not recognize Christianity as lying its foundations.
It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God.
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.