Hey Jerry. How about starting with the idea that something cannot come from nothing, so no big bang that evloved into the universe; and that no animal who has adapted to their environment and survived to live in it was able to manipulate their environment to invent things for personal pleasure like humans, thus humans are not animals and could not evlove from the same single cell.
Since I am a classical Deist, I accept Thoma Jefferson's view of Deism, which he articulated in the Declaration of Independence, stressing the classical Deist worldview, "the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God", "All people are Created Equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness", "appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions", "firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence".
From Jefferson's Deist worldview we get:
1. Nature was created with Laws to live by.
2. The Creator of Nature is God.
3. That Nature's God created all people to be equal.
4. That Nature's God endowed all people with certain unalienable Rights.
5. Among the Rights that All people have is Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
6. The Nature's God is the Supreme Judge of our intentions.
7. All people rely on the protection of the divine Providence of Nature's God.
Now it is up to each and every Diest to determine what each clause means to them.
To me it means:
1. The Creator is Nature's God who created Nature with Laws to function by.
2. That Nature's God created all people to be equal and endowed them with equal Rights, to Life without being murdered, to Liberty without having our Rights taken away, so we can pursuit happiness.
3. Nature's God, as Supreme Judge of our intentions, will bless us with peace if when we live by human nature that Nature's God has endowed us with without violating the Laws of Nature. If we fail to live by these Laws, Nature's God will withold the blessing and we will suffer what we sow.
4. We need the protection of the divine Providence of Nature's God if we are to be successful, so if we want Life without being murdered, or Liberty without having our Rights taken away, so we can pursuit happiness, we need to live by the Laws of Nature, and repent when we break them.
That's all I know about Deism, from Jefferson's point of view.