The Pledge of Allegiance
"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United
States of America and to the republic for which it stands. One nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice
The Oath of Citizenship
"I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and
abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate,
state or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or
citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the
United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that
I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States
when required by the law; that I will perform non-combatant service in the
armed forces of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform
work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the
law; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation
or purpose of evasion; so help me God."
of the Lord
Luke 14:33 "So therefore, whoever of you does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple".
Mark 12:29 "The Lord our God, the Lord is one; 30 and you shall
love the Lord your God with all your heart, and
with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all
Matthew 5:44 "But I say to you, Love your
enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be
sons of your Father who is in heaven;"
Matthew 5:39 "But I say to you, Do not resist one who is evil. But if any one strikes you on the right cheek, turn to
him the other also;"
Luke 6:46 "Why
do you call me 'Lord, Lord,' and not do what I tell you?"
Mark 12:17 "Render to Caesar the things
that are Caesar's, and to God the things that