by Mike Riddle on September 23, 2008; last featured November 18, 2014
Though not all of America’s Founding Fathers were Bible-believing Christians, this nation was nevertheless founded on biblical principles.
Faith of Our Founding Fathers
What did the men who founded and fought for America really believe? How have the court systems and the ACLU tried to rob Americans of their Christian heritage? This book reveals the truth about the birth of the United States. Fascinating reading!
Though not all of America’s Founding Fathers were Bible-believing Christians, the United States was nevertheless founded on biblical principles. These Fathers declared that our rights come from God, the Sovereign Creator. For example, the Declaration of Independence reads:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
The U.S. Founding Fathers recognized that our rights come from God and that government should exist to protect our rights. However, if there is no God basis, then our rights can only come from the generosity of the state and its leaders. If the state gives us our rights, then the state can take them away. Continue reading →