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Granite Monument (1961): A 6-foot-high monolith inscribed with the Ten Commandments is located on Texas Capitol grounds. The Supreme Court on June 27, 2005, ruled in favor of the display handing down a 5-4 decision that reversed the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision that would have had the monument removed.
Tennessee Constitution, Article 1, Section 3 (1870)
That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own conscience.
Tennessee is my home State. I am thankful that the Constitution of my State affirms my right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of my conscience. However, federal law trumps State law, and one day this freedom may be taken away in its entirety. Nevertheless, the right to worship God is not a right given by Tennessee or Washington, D.C.; it is a commandment given by the Almighty, Himself.
Should the right to worship according to the dictates of my own conscience be denied, including the right to publicly speak the name of Jesus, I will have to echo the words of Peter in Acts 4:20, “We cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.”
The dictates of any constitution will have no bearing on the command to “go into all the world and preach the gospel,” including Tennessee.
Go Vols! 🙂
South Dakota’s State Motto and Seal (1889) and Flag (1992)
Under God the People Rule
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I would encourage you to share these posts.
South Carolina Executive Proclamation (1994): WHEREAS, We each have been richly blessed by The Almighty whose divine providence our founding fathers sought as they established these United States of America…WHEREAS, The importance of our Christian Heritage to the Institutions, values and vision of our nation is immeasurable…THEREORE, I, Carroll A. Campbell, Jr., Governor of the State of South Carolina, proclaim November 20-26, 1994, as “CHRISTIAN HERITAGE WEEK” in South Carolina.
Well, there ya’ go. 🙂
Constitution Preamble (1842)
We, the people of the State of Rhode Island, grateful to Almighty God for the civil and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing.
If you want to read the purpose behind these posts featuring state capital buildings, CLICK HERE to read the introduction.
I would encourage you to share these as much as you would like, even with those in your state capitals.
Constitution Preamble (1776)
We, the people of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, and humbly invoking His guidance.
Folks, is there no such thing as irony? The men and women of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) make bold claims about a “godless” Constitution and the godlessness of our Founding Fathers, yet the words above seem to stand in stark contrast to their claims. Again, the “wall of separation” as defined by the modern “intellects” was nowhere to be found in 1776.