The American Founding Fathers on Christianity

George Washington

“The Government of the United States of America is in no sense founded on the Christian religion”
Treaty of Tripoli Article 11, endorsed by George Washington (first US president) before he left office, officially endorsed by John Adams (second US president) and sent to the US Senate where it was officially ratified unanimously without debate on June 7, 1797, taking effect on June 10, 1797.

Only those completely ignorant of history or the biographies, private letters and public quotes of the American founding fathers could argue that the United States was founded as a Christian country.

There is not a SINGLE reference to Jesus Christ in ANY US founding document.

Not one.

In fact, the founders set up a legal wall to ensure that Christianity would ALWAYS be no better than a second-class citizen in this “Christian country.”

This is because the founding fathers harbored a deep-seated hatred of Jesus Christ, Christianity and Christians in general.  Though American history books tried to whitewash the facts to future generations by calling the founders “deists.”

Did the founders talk a good game when it came to Christianity?

Of course!  The founding fathers may have been an exclusive rich boys club, but they were ALL politicians at heart–who wanted earthly power along with their wealth.

The founders–when they were not outright atheists–DID believe in one god.

It just was not a belief in the God of the Bible.

So, for all those readers who have wondered when the “country will get back to God“: the United States of America IS already right where its founders intended it to be.

With all of this in mind, we now present a few words of those (mostly wealthy) men who gathered together to form what would become the United States of 2020.

“Of all the animosities which have existed among mankind, those which are caused by a difference of sentiments in religion appear to be the most inveterate and distressing, and ought to be deprecated. I was in hopes that the enlightened and liberal policy, which has marked the present age, would at least have reconciled Christians of every denomination so far that we should never again see the religious disputes carried to such a pitch as to endanger the peace of society.”
George Washington, 1st president of the United States (letter, Edward Newenham – 1792)

“I have examined all the known superstitions of the world, and I do not find in our particular superstition of Christianity one redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and mythology.”
Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president of the United States

“Christianity neither is, nor ever was a part of the common law.”
Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president of the United States

“The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus by the Supreme Being in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.”
Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US president of the United States (Jefferson infamously took a razor to a Bible, cutting out all miracles recorded as done by Jesus, all accounts of the resurrection of Jesus and all claims of Jesus’ divinity.  This JEFFERSON BIBLE is now on display at the Smithsonian Institute.)

“During almost fifteen centuries has the legal establishment of Christianity been on trial. What has been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in the laity; in both, superstition, bigotry.”
James Madison, 4th president of the United States

“All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.”
Thomas Paine

“The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.”
Benjamin Franklin

“Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.”
Benjamin Franklin

Let us be perfectly clear: We are not now, nor have we ever been, a Christian nation. Our founding fathers explicitly and clearly excluded any reference to “God” or “the Almighty” or any euphemism for a higher power in the Constitution. Not one time is the word “god” mentioned in our founding document. Not one time.
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The founding fathers could not be clearer on this point: God has no role in government; Christianity has no role in government. They make this point explicitly, repeatedly, in multiple founding documents. We are not a Christian nation.
Founding Fathers: We Are Not a Christian Nation

“A man of abilities and character, of any sect whatever, may be admitted to any office or public trust under the United States. I am a friend to a variety of sects, because they keep one another in order. How many different sects are we composed of throughout the United States? How many different sects will be in congress? We cannot enumerate the sects that may be in congress. And there are so many now in the United States that they will prevent the establishment of any one sect in prejudice to the rest, and will forever oppose all attempts to infringe religious liberty. If such an attempt be made, will not the alarm be sounded throughout America? If congress be as wicked as we are foretold they will, they would not run the risk of exciting the resentment of all, or most of the religious sects in America.”
Edmund Randolph – (1788)

DOES the reader believe the United States was founded by “godly men” and that we “need to get back to God”?

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: December 31, 2019.]

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