Quotation: "The reason that Christianity is the best friend of Government is because Christianity is the only religion that changes the heart."
- "Christianity is the best friend of government because it deals with the heart."
- "The reason Christianity is the best friend for government is because Christianity deals with the heart."
Sources consulted: Searching on (christianity AND "best friend of government" AND ("changes the heart" OR "deals with the heart"))
- Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Digital Edition
- Thomas Jefferson: Papers and Biographies collections in Hathi Trust Digital Library
- Thomas Jefferson Retirement Papers
Earliest known appearance in print: 1996
Other attributions: None known.
Comments: This quotation has not been found in any of the writings of Thomas Jefferson.
- 1. Pentecostal Evangel 4287-4312 (July-Dec 1996): 10.