Issue 627 – Faith and Prayer History

“We need to remember that the separation of church and state must never mean the separation of religious values from the lives of public servants. In our nation’s early years, William Penn warned that, ‘If we will not be governed by God, we must be governed by tyrants.‘ If we who serve free men today are to differ from the tyrants of this age, we must balance the powers in our hands with God in our hearts. 

– then-Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, February 1961  

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