“Unfortunately for Christians in Australia, we don’t have clear constitutional provisions to point at when the state and territory government gets uncomfortably involved in religious affairs. It seems that while Section 116 of our constitution protects us from the Federal government messing with religion, the States and Territories get free reign.”
Before we know it, in our vain pursuit of “liberty” from Christianity, we’ll have shaped for ourselves a society ripe for tyranny.
“I am genuinely surprised at how far we have been willing to go to obey the government and I think it is critical to ask the question: ‘At which point will I disobey?'”
“The state always seeks to take ever more power and control, displacing all rivals for supreme authority and full submission.”
“The only way to separate religion and politics in a country with millions of religionists, and many who wish to go into politics or political lobbying, is basically by removing the civil rights of religious people, and removing any possibility that they can have any influence in politics at all.”
If your government doesn’t kneel before King Jesus, you will inevitably kneel before your government.
“Jesus was undoubtedly the greatest moral teacher in history,” Latham said.
“They were at the end of their rope and hurting, but thought that maybe there was something worth believing when they heard we’d be having services.”
Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.