WHY SHOULD GOD BLESS AMERICA?

Friday, February 11, 2011
By Paul Martin

By Al Duncan
February 11, 2011
NewsWithViews.com

During President Barrack Obama’s April 2009 visit to Turkey’s Cankaya Palace, he was asked if America was a Christian nation. His reply was: “America’s a predominantly Christian nation” but “we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation.”

Most Americans still believe that the U.S. was founded as a Christian nation, while others believe it was founded as a secular nation. According to a number of 2008 polls, an overwhelming majority, approximately 76 percent of Americans called themselves Christian.

Tim LaHaye researched the religious beliefs of the fifty-five men who wrote and signed the U.S. Constitution; fifty-three were orthodox members of one of the established Christian Churches.

Since fifty-three of the fifty-five Founding Fathers who drafted the U.S. Constitution were members of various Christian denominations the First Congress enacted the First Amendment to prevent Congress from passing a law that would favor one Christian denomination over another: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…;”

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