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Differing View of Deity Requires Individual Belief - Church Does Not Govern State Any Better Than Individuals

Reader comment on item: How Ukrainian Refugees Could Inadvertently Erase the West
in response to reader comment: Constitutionalism & Separation of Church and State

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Oct 6, 2022 at 13:52

In an earlier commiseration, it had been the intentions of this observer to defray the inference that, somehow in the frame of reference that proselytizing was the objective, it is specifcally and directly not what was intended.
from this observers lifetime of being a follower of Yeshua HaMashiah after being denominationally challenged, the main characterization of belief is that it is an individual prerogative, between the affaint and the deity one so choses to follow. My witness is to share, not demand belief. This observer has no power to make anyone believe what they are not inclined to, let alone not being able to make any demand.
That you, my esteemed fellow reader, Robert, were gracious in your observation of it being an invitation, provided a sense we are fellow travellers in this boat ride called life; and and the view from the lido deck is one that looks at the common horizon at differing times to see that beauty of both the sunrise and sunset.
Constitution does not guarantee Religion, only the freedom to believe. Imposition of State control defeats freedom if it is allowed to demand allegiance in deference to devotion to one's preferred Deity.


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