In 1947, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), ruled in the case Emerson vs the Board of Education, that according to Founding Father Thomas Jefferson, the U.S. Constitution promotes the separation of church and state. Throughout American history, there have been many ungodly laws, as well as ungodly SCOTUS rulings, all of which have caused great damage to America; however, the Emerson case may very well stand alone at the top of that infamous list!
As it stands to date, all public debate in America—on any topic—is “separated” from God’s opinion. What ‘God thinks’ is too often an unwritten taboo in civil, political, educational, economic, or national policy! One should not be surprised to know that the spread and popularity* of this ‘unwritten taboo’, lays squarely at the feet of both the liberal media and academia! In effect, liberalism used Emerson to ‘pull-a-rabbit-out-of-a-hat’, turning the ‘separation of church and state’ into the ‘separation of God from the state’, which at its core means:
1.All religions are equal
2.No religious doctrine can be part of national policy
Any Christian with even a beginner’s understanding of the Bible can see this is a catastrophe waiting to happen!
Point one: “All religions are equal”.
The Bible separates Christ from every other human. Jesus declared:
1.“I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (Jn14:6). This statement alone, totally rebuts the liberal interpretation of the separation of church and state--that all religions are equal!! The words, “no man” make this statement absolute, i.e. exclusive, not inclusive!
2.“I and my Father are one” (Jn10:30). Once again, Jesus separates Himself from every other past and present religious and non-religious leader—for He claims deity. Therefore, the only way SCOTUS can declare Jesus equal with every other religion, is to declare every other religion’s god equal with Jesus, thereby positioning Him as a ‘god among many gods’. Yet, to do so, makes the statement--“all religions are equal”—itself religious; and therefore, a violation of their own self-determination: “no religious doctrine can be part of national policy”!! But…this is just another example of liberal hypocrisy!
Point two: “No religious doctrine can be part of national policy”
The Judaeo/Christian ethic has historically been the foundation Americans have used to determine good from evil, beginning with the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, to this very day! Therefore, to reject any religious doctrine from national policy—by default--must reject the Judaeo/Christian ethic!!
Yet…President John Adams poignantly declared, "We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
Unveiling the Equestrian statue of preacher Francis Asbury in Washington D.C. in 1924, President Calvin Coolidge said: “America was born in a revival of religion – and back of it were John Wesley and George Whitefield.”
‘American’ history is replete with references to God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and the Bible. Therefore, the greatest offense of liberalism’s trickery and deception regarding the separation of church and state is God Himself:
“For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens” -Ps96:5
“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.” -Ps9:10
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD…” -Ps33:12.
These scriptures, among many others, irrefutably teach that every nation has a deity! Yet, only that nation whose deity is the Lord---the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ---is blessed!!!
Because liberalism is a doctrine of atheism, using Emerson’s perversion of the separation of church and state, liberals are attempting to complete the replacement of the God of the Bible--with man**--as the God of America!!
*Emerson neither ‘created’ or ‘invented’ the present interpretation of the separation of church and state; that was the work of Satan(1Tim4:1).
**In reality, man is atheism’s god!
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