Magistrates are Appointed by God
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Letter ccxxx. To the Magistrates of Nicopolis.
... To the magistrates of Nicopolis. ... The measures which lay with the God-beloved bishops
have been ... position, as agreement in affection to the appointed bishop, and ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter ccxxx to the magistrates.htm

Of the Constant Falsehood of the Devil, and of the Powers and ...
... for wrath upon him who does evil." And for this reason too, magistrates themselves,
having laws ... Earthly rule, therefore, has been appointed by God for the ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xxiv of the constant falsehood.htm

The Parable of the Tares, by Bishop Latimer, Preached on the 7Th ...
... God has appointed the magistrates to punish the wicked; for so he saith, "Thou shalt
take away the evil from amongst the people, thou shalt have no pity of him ...
/.../knox/the pulpit of the reformation nos 1 2 and 3 /the parable of the tares.htm

The Meaning of the Seventh Seal, that Is, of the Seven Trumpets.
... here mentioned, are those who were appointed to direct ... the performance, by whom it
pleased God to execute ... of which kind are provincial magistrates, and other ...
/.../mede/a key to the apocalypse/the meaning of the seventh.htm

Whether it is Lawful to Judge?
... contrary, It is written (Dt.16:18): "Thou shalt appoint judges and magistrates in
all ... Reply to Objection 2: A judge is appointed as God's servant; wherefore ...
// theologica/whether it is lawful to 6.htm

Of Civil Government.
... not so much for the instruction of magistrates themselves, as to teach others why
there are magistrates, and to what end they have been appointed by God. ...
/.../the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 20 of civil government.htm

Book 4
... only good magistrates, but all who possess authority, though they may exercise tyranny;
for it was not without the authority of God that they were appointed to ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/book 4.htm

Article xxxvi the Magistracy Civil Government...
... We believe that our gracious God, because of the depravity of mankind, has appointed
kings, princes, and magistrates; willing that the world should be governed ...
/.../various/the belgic confession /article xxxvi the magistracy civil.htm

On the Management of the Resources Collected for the Support of ...
... shalt thou do as the Lord has appointed, and shalt ... there in the evening, to return
thanks to God that He ... who are not of the dignity of magistrates or ministers ...
/.../various/constitutions of the holy apostles/sec iv on the management of.htm

Ten Reasons Demonstrating the Commandment of the Sabbath to be ...
... So that all magistrates and householders were commanded to ... people; as, First, the
double sacrifices appointed for them on ... 28:9, 10), shadowing how God will be ...
/.../bayly/the practice of piety/ten reasons demonstrating the commandment.htm

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Romans 13:1
Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
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