Skip to comments.Was the U.S. Constitution ratified by "Christian" States?
Posted on 07/02/2019 11:01:34 AM PDT by Perseverando
George Washington dictated a "talk" to the Cherokee Nation, August 29, 1796:
Beloved Cherokees, The wise men of the United States meet together once a year, to consider what will be for the good of all their people ...
I have thought that a meeting of your wise men once or twice a year would be alike useful to you ...
I now send my best wishes to the Cherokees, and pray the Great Spirit to preserve them.
Twelve of the original 13 states sent delegates to Philadelphia. (Rhode Island boycotted the Convention.)
Instead of rewriting the Articles of Confederation, they drafted the U.S. Constitution.
George Washington opened the Constitutional Convention, stating:
"The event is in the hand of God."
The 55 delegates who wrote the U.S. Constitution belonged to the following denominations:
26 Episcopalian, 11 Presbyterian, 7 Congregationalist, 2 Lutheran, 2 Dutch Reformed, 2 Methodist, 2 Quaker, 2 Roman Catholic, and Dr. Franklin, who called for prayer at the Constitutional Convention, June 28, 1787, stating:
"In the beginning of the contest with Great Britain, when we were sensible of danger, we had daily prayer in this room for the divine protection.
Our prayers, Sir, were heard and they were graciously answered.
All of us who were engaged in the struggle must have observed frequent instances of a superintending providence in our favor ..."
"I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth -- that God Governs in the affairs of men.
And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid? ..."
"We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings,
(Excerpt) Read more at myemail.constantcontact.com ...
Absolutely. And when the US government began to turn its back on God in 1962, things immediately began to fall apart.
Was the U.S. Constitution ratified by “Christian” States?
Yes, in fact, several states had “state” churches at the time—the First Amendment’s prohibition on an establishment of religion applied to the federal government, not the states.
I would suspect all the constitutions of those states had something in them about following the Bible etc.
Yes. No Creator = no Unalienable Rights.
Number of Mohammedan sects represented: ZERO.
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