Founding Fathers’ Quotes on Religion

Signer of the Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution: Roger Sherman
I believe that there is only one living and true God, existing in three persons; the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost; the same in substance, equal in power and glory. That the scriptures of the old and new testaments are a revelation from God and a complete rule to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy Him. That God had foreordained whatsoever comes to pass, so as thereby He is not the author or approver of sin. That He creates all things, and preserves and governs all creatures and all their actions, in a manner perfectly consistent with the freedom of will in moral agents and the usefulness of means.

Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Ratifier of the U.S. Constitution: Alexander Hamilton
I have carefully examined the evidences of the Christian religion, and if was sitting as a juror upon its authenticity, I would unhesitatingly give my verdict in it s favor.

Ratifier of the U.S. Constitution: Patrick Henry
It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionist, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ. For this very reason peoples of other faiths have been afforded asylum, prosperity, and freedom of worship here.

First Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and President of the American Bible Society: John Jay
The Bible will also inform them that our gracious Creator has provided for us a Redeemer.

In forming and settling my belief relative to the doctrines of Christianity, I adopted no articles from creeds but such only as, on careful examination, I found to be confirmed in the Bible.