Video: The Death of the United States Constitution: It's Time to Make America Free Again
by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD, The Rutherford Institute
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The Death of the United States Constitution: It's Time to Make America Free Again
 

The Death of the United States Constitution: It's Time to Make America Free Again

NOW PLAYING: We can pretend that the Constitution, which was written to hold the government accountable, is still our governing document. In reality, however, the Constitution has been steadily chipped away at, undermined, eroded, whittled down, and generally discarded to such an extent that what we are left with today is but a shadow of the robust document adopted more than two centuries ago. As John W. Whitehead warns in this episode of On Target, if constitutional illiteracy is not soon remedied, freedom in America will be doomed.

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Ted R. Weiland
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March 06, 2018
I agree completely with John Whitehead that unless constitutional illiteracy is soon remedied, *America* is doomed--ESPECIALLY CONSTITUTIONAL ILLITERACY AMONG CHRISTIANS AND PATRIOTS who promote the Constitution as if its biblically compatible.

It's impossible to make America free again with what's responsible for enslaving her:

"...Convinced the Constitution would fail to secure and protect liberty, Patrick Henry [who refused to attend the Constitutional Convention as one of Virginia's delegates, declaring 'I smelt a rat!'] voiced his concerns to the Virginia Ratifying Convention in 1788:

'…I say our privileges and rights are in danger. …the new form of Government … will … effectually … oppress and ruin the people…. In some parts of the plan before you, the great rights of freemen are endangered, in other parts, absolutely taken away…. There will be no checks, no real balances, in this Government: What can avail your specious imaginary balances, your rope-dancing, chain-rattling, ridiculous ideal checks and contrivances? …And yet who knows the dangers that this new system may produce: they are out of the sight of the common people: They cannot foresee latent consequences.... I see great jeopardy in this new Government.'67

In contrast to the federalists’ failed predictions, this and nearly everything the anti-federalists forecast about the Constitution has come true....

"2 Corinthians 3:17 states, “…where the Spirit of the Lord is there is liberty.” The Spirit of the Lord cannot be found in the Constitution because Yahweh [God of the Bible] and His perfect laws of liberty were flagrantly disregarded. Instead of liberty, the Constitution [even after the Bill of Rights was added] provided us with bondage: dishonest and reprobate legislators, ever-expanding debt, an ungodly court system, an unnecessary and inept prison system, corruption, licenses, permits, countless registrations, ungodly wars, in addition to taxes on nearly everything. None of these atrocities can occur under Yahweh’s system of law.

'Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.' (Matthew 7:16-18)

"What has been the fruit of the Constitution? We have only to look at the historical record of the last 200-plus years to know the Constitution shackled us with slavery. Man-made surrogates never have and never will provide liberty....

"Americans are noted for gullibility, and their unfounded confidence in the Constitution is no exception. Because the Preamble tells them the Constitution was ordained to secure their liberty, most Americans take it at its word, despite the fact that the first three articles of the Constitution enslave us to an ungodly congress, president, and judicial system – something the 17th- and early 18th-century Christians flourished without.

"The constitutional framers could not provide their fellow Americans with liberty for the simple reason that slaves are never able to grant freedom to fellow slaves:

'While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption….' (2 Peter 2:19)...."

For more, see online Chapter 3 "The Preamble: WE THE PEOPLE vs. YAHWEH" of "Bible Law vs. the United States Constitution: The Christian Perspective." Click on my name, then our website. Go to our Online Books page, click on the top entry, and scroll down to Chapter 3.

Then find out how much you really know about the Constitution as compared to the Bible. Take our 10-question Constitution Survey in the right-hand sidebar and receive a complimentary copy of a book that examines the Constitution by the Bible.