Why Governments Don’t Want Religion

Why Governments Don’t Want Religion

This morning I read Psalms Chapter 35 Verse 10 which is:

“All my bones shall say ‘O Lord who is like you, delivering the poor from him who is too strong for him, the poor and needy from him who robs him?’”

As soon as I read that verse I had a revelation.

I said to myself, “This is why governments want to rid themselves of religion, or the other extreme, why they want to control the religion of the state.”

This verse, as does God, gives hope to the oppressed which is something the oppressor does not want.

It tells the subjects of the government that there is a higher power, a higher authority.  Governments do not want their subjects to believe that. Continue reading