Jesus gave no instructions on politics. His only concern was seeking and saving the lost.He clearly was concerned about them, or else He wouldn't have taught about them and given us instructions about them.
We gave ourselves rights in the US Constitution. The only right God gives is for you to be a Christian, have peace with Him, and go to Heaven. God doesn't promise you a long life, happiness in this life, or that you will be free in this life.No. If God gives rights, only God can take rights away. Man cannot take our rights away.
That's not my logic and I said no such thing. Hitler was a monster who tried to commit genocide on the Jews. There is no justification for what he did.By your logic. Hitler was perfectly justified because the Jews had no rights after he took them away.
Agreed until we decide to change it. Guns are a right that we gave ourselves. God didn't give it to us.Nevertheless, the Constitution as it stands is the law of the land. That means that, as of this time, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.
People wrote the constitution so every right in it comes from the mind of people.Where? Go ahead and quote where the Constitution gives us our rights.
It's obvious you didn't read the article. Thomas Jefferson didn't believe any of the supernatural stuff in the bible was true. In the article it says "This Bible was focused only on Jesus, but none of his mystical works." It also says "Made for his private use and kept secret for decades, Jefferson’s 84-page Bible was the work of a man who spent much of his life grappling with, and doubting, religion." The bible was for his personal use and reflected his beliefs about Christ.No, he didn't. He did view either of the collections as a Bible, but as collections of philosophy and morals
You're lying. I cited several examples of miracles in Jefferson's collections.
And yet, at no time did he ever claim it was a Bible.
The link only says it does not include His resurrection, His ascension, walking on water, or turning water into wine. And why would it? As I explained to you, the point of the book was not to give establish Christ's deity, but to teach His philosophy. But it still does include those miracles I cited in my previous post.
Likewise, the article confirms many of the things I told you, such as it not being a Bible, but being a book of Jesus' moral lessons. It also says that the book is NOW know as "Jefferson's Bible". As I explained to you before, it was never intended to be or considered a Bible in Jefferson's time, merely a book of moral lessons. It says he excised those portions he felt unnecessary. That's "unnecessary", not untrue. It says he didn't intend the book to be read by others. This is mostly true. He didn't intend it for publication, but he did intend it to be read by his nephew. So, most of your own link refutes what you've said and confirms most of what I told you.
Many of the founders weren't Christians. They believed that individuals should be free to worship whatever they wanted to as they pleased. Religion to them was a private matter. If this nation was a Christian nation then it would be a theocracy with the bible as the law of the land. It is not. Freedom of religion to Christians of "your brand" means freedom of "Christian" religion. The founding fathers meant for people to worship whatever God (Christ, Allah, Odin, Zeus, etc) they pleased.The Founders disagree with you. Chief Justice Brewer of the SCOTUS disagrees with you.
Well you called me a liar and now you call me ignorant. You're a mean guy. The Trinity case was about the use of public funds to pay for vouchers to private religious schools. It had nothing to do with deciding if the USA was or wasn't a Christian nation.I get that you like being ignorant, but try reading the SCOTUS decision in the "Trinity" case. It lays out a solid argument about why, although we are not a theocracy, the Christian influences on our republic do make us a Christian nation.
Christians of "your brand" have forgotten this because Freedom of religion means Freedom of "Christian" religion to you all. Your attempt is to make Christianity a "favored" religion and all other religions are relegated to the back of the closet. An example is school sponsored prayer. You all want this as long as Christian prayers are being said. Let little Johnny come home and say "momma, today our teacher led us in Hindu prayers." You guys would be at the school ready to burn the place down.How have Christians forgotten this? We appear to be the only ones fighting the Democrats and the Godless Left to save the Constitution.
No, you are inconsistent with the founding principles.Good. Then we're agreed that Democrats are inconsistent with the founding principles of our republic.
There you go calling me ignorant again. You're one mean guy. Sheesh.The difference is that the ones who didn't never said it should be kept out of the public square, which is what you're arguing.
You are profoundly ignorant of our history.