Founding Fathers’ Quotes on Religion

Fourth President of the U.S.: James Madison
A watchful eye must be kept on ourselves lest while we are building ideal monuments of renown and bliss here we neglect to have our names enrolled in the annals of Heaven.

Sixth President of the U.S.: John Quincy Adams
The hope of a Christian is inseparable from his faith. Whoever believes in the divine inspiration of the Holy Scriptures must hope that the religion of Jesus shall prevail throughout the earth. Never since the foundation of the world have the prospects of mankind been more encouraging to the hope than they appear to be at the present time. And may the associated distribution of the Bible proceed and prosper till the Lord shall have made “bare His Holy arm in the eyes of all the nations, and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.” Isaiah 52:10

Founder of Pennsylvania: William Penn
I do declare to the whole world that we believe the Scriptures to contain a declaration of the mind and the will of God in and to those ages in which they were written; being given forth by the Holy Ghost moving in the hearts of Holy men of God; that they ought also to be read, believed, and fulfilled in our day; being used for reproof and instruction, that the man of God may be perfect. They are a declaration and testimony of heavenly things themselves, and as such, we carry a high respect for them. We accept them as the words of God Himself.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Ratifier of the U.S. Constitution: Benjamin Rush
The gospel of Jesus Christ prescribes the wisest rules for just conduct in every situation of life. Happy they are who are enabled to obey them in all situations!