On the Right to Rebel against Governors

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work.–Titus iii. 1. The great Creator, having designed the human race for society, has made us dependent on one another for happiness. He has so constituted us that it becomes both our duty and interest …

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A Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission and Non-Resistance to the Higher Powers

Let us now trace the apostle’s reasoning in favor of submission to the higher powers, a little more particularly and exactly. For by this it will appear, on one hand, how good and conclusive it is, for submission to those rulers who exercise their power in a proper manner: And, on the other, how weak …

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