A New Essay on Civil Power in Things Sacred: Or an Enquiry After an Establish'd Religion, Consistent with the Just Liberties of Mankind, ...

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M. Steen, 1739 - 110 pages

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Page 83 - I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
Page 43 - And whatfoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jefus ; giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
Page 9 - ... opinions and worship, with the interior principle and the external expressions of it, under the limitation just announced, he has nothing to do.* The principle that a civil government should interfere with religion, is surely a general one if it be true ; and it seems to lead to this conclusion, that, " if civil government did properly extend its authority to religion, and the things of future happiness, no government or governors could be said to be appointed of God who are of a false religion,...

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