Only a Moral and Religious People


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“Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” John Adams

When the nation was formed, the Constitution was created by men who believed in Christian virtue.  As John Adam pointed out, the constitution would only work for a moral and religious people.

A moral and religious people understand the spirit of the law and the intent of definitions to be line with the Bible, with the moral intent of the Bible.

These are the Ten Commandments given by God to mankind.

Exodus 20:1 And God spake all these words, saying,

2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;

6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

7 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:

10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:

11 For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

12 Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

13 Thou shalt not kill.

14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.

15 Thou shalt not steal.

16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.


Let’s look at “thou shalt not bear false witness.”  That regularly happens in the media and in the courts.

“Thou shalt not steal.”  Some people regularly go into stores and steal.

“Thou shalt not kill.”  Look at the crime rates in big cities and how often the innocent are killed.  Then there is the war in Ukraine which has to do with investments based on the economics of war.  People get rich by destroying stuff and then going in later and investing in the rebuilding.  Corruption kills to protect itself.

“Honor thy father and mother.”  The nuclear family unit has been broken down.  The State does not recognize the rights of parents.  There is general dishonor.

“Honor the sabbath.”  Children’s sports are played on the sabbath.  Corporations expect their employees to work in the sabbath.  Many businesses are open on the sabbath.  People do other things on the sabbath than going to the house of God.


Freedom, in the minds of the earliest settlers who formed this nation, was freedom to live according to the principles that God set down in his word.

Freedom was the freedom to “love thy neighbor as thyself.”

Freedom was the freedom to obey God’s original commandment to be fruitful and multiply.  It was the freedom for a man and woman to have children.

It was freedom to worship God.

Again, John Adams said that the constitution was only for a “moral and religious people.”  Otherwise, we have what we have today.

The definition of the word “freedom” has been perverted  into the freedom to do anything including murder, steal, peddle drugs, exist as a pedophile, transgenderism, war for profit, pharmeceuticals used for profit even if the drugs destroy people, government lies, injustice in the courts, etc.

That perverted definition creates all the destruction and mayhem that is seen on the nightly news.

If you take only one topic…transgenderism…Russia at the government level is against transgenderism.  That one topic alone gives Russia the higher moral ground.  Since God’s original commandment was to be fruitful and multiply (Genesis 1:28), Russia has planted its banner firmly in the soil of that which God wants for mankind.

Proverbs 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.


Russia has taken its moral stance at the national level, at the level of its government.  The United States has not.  The word of God shows that God judges nations as sheep or goats.

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