L ONANG stands for the Laws Of Nature And Nature’s God, a phrase first used in the U.S. Declaration of Independence, 1776. But the concepts embodied in the phrase didn’t originate with Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration. The “law of nature” was a common term used by historic legal writers. The “laws of nature’s God” refers to the divine law, or the laws of God revealed in the Bible. So what are these laws, and what can be known about them? This is what we want to explore…
Wondering About Romans 13?
“When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the Separation.”
– Declaration of Independence (1776)