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To: neverdem

IMHO, work towards a declaration that The United States of America is a Christian nation.

If not, America will become a muslim nation of lawlessness, thuggery and sin.

6 posted on 09/23/2012 10:39:40 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves.)
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To: PieterCasparzen

A country’s government FOLLOWS its religion. A country with a tyrannical, unmerciful dictator for a God, and a people with no internal self government, will have tyrants and dictators for their government form.

Our country IS Christian because its FORM is Christian. The three unique aspects all written into our constitution:

2)Separation of Powers,
3)Dual Form (Senate to represent the States and House to directly represent the people)

The combination of these three were unique in history. They were inspired straight from scripture as it was studied by Locke, Montesquieu and our Colonial Founding Fathers. No other country has had all three of those unique characteristics, although other Western Christian nations have had 2 of the 3, or in a very few cases had three but in not as clear cut a form.

People who argue that our country is not a Christian nation because either:
1) our people are not all Christians, or
2), not all the founding fathers were Christians (even though most of them were),

are missing the point.

We have a Biblical FORM of government, and this form only works if most of the people are Christian and practice self government, honor and obey God and have a conscience that causes them to practice internal self control.

I learned these principles in a wonderful online course that I’m taking with my daughter:

22 posted on 09/24/2012 7:03:11 AM PDT by boxlunch
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