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six lectures delivered in the Theological Seminary at Princeton.

1 minuut leestijd

no

CALVINISM AND POLITICS.

arrival of William

lution.

It

of Orange, and the overthrow of

III,

But

the Stuarts.

equally true of your

is

it

expressed,

is

themselves by virtue

asserted

law of nature and of nature's God"

endowed by the Creator with

•"'as

own Revo-

words,

rights"; that they appealed to

— "of

that

the

that they acted

;

— "the

the

in

by John Hancock,

Declaration of independence^ the Americans

many

so

in

certain unalienable

Supreme Judge

the world for the rectitude of their intention";

i.

of

and

that they sent forth their "declaration of Independence"

a firm reliance on the protection pf Divine Pro-

"with

vidence".

2.

In

the

confessed

in

the

Governor

great

the legislators."

"Articles

He

which

of the States

for the civil, political

for

and

:

preamble

— "Grateful to

religious liberty,

a

blessing

upon our endeavours."

honoured as "the Sovereign Ruler",

there

is

many

has so long permitted us to enjoy and looking

unto Him,

God

is

hath pleased the

also declared in the

It is

3.

it

it

the world to incline the hearts of

of

of the Constitution of

Almighty God

of Confederation"

preamble, — "that

and the "Legislator of the Universe" specifically

that

admitted,

from

6.

and

it is

4. 5.

there

God alone the people own form of govern-

received "the right to choose their

ment."

Franklin

one of the meetings of the Convention,

In

7.

proposed,

in

a

moment

that they should ask wisdom from

i)

&

American

Constitutions,

Co. 1872. Vol.

L

Ibidem

p. 8.

4)

Ibidem

II, p.

5)

Ibidem

p. 555.

3) p. 19.

549. 6) p.

in prayer.

And

by Franklin B. Hugh, Albany Weed Parsons

p. 5.

2)

of supreme anxiety,

God

555.

7) p.

549-

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