The public good is the great end of government.
Princes have laid down their Scepters at the Feet of Christ, and taken their Commissions from Him, he is pleased to make these his Ministers to protect his Church.
The character and mood of a worthy magistrate is by nature martial.
How many will admit this represents an ideological bias embedded in American Protestantism whose reckoning is long overdue?
“Shall civil power require good motions of the mind and inward repentance? It cannot cause these things: yet it must wish they were had."
The fact that political power may be used for evil provides no valid reason for it to be rejected or ignored. Power must be used for good.
The Case for the Law’s First Table A few months ago, Jonathan Leeman debated Brad Littlejohn at Colorado Christian University […]