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A90660 The loyal non-conformist, or, The religious subject, yielding to God his due, and to C├Žsar his right being a discourse from the pulpit touching true gospel worship and due subjection to magistrates / now printed, as it was preached (for the most part) in the month of August, 1662, by T.P.P---N-C. T. P., P---N-C. 1644 (1644) Wing P203B; ESTC R42780 86,090 259

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proposition_n of_o a_o truth_n 2._o a_o inference_n of_o duty_n the_o truth_n affirm_v be_v the_o divine_a right_n and_o authority_n of_o magistracy_n there_o be_v no_o power_n but_o of_o god_n the_o power_n that_o be_v be_v ordain_v of_o god_n the_o duty_n infer_v be_v subjection_n and_o obedience_n to_o magistrate_n let_v every_o soul_n therefore_o be_v subject_a to_o the_o high_a power_n in_o the_o proposition_n we_o have_v 1._o the_o subject_n of_o the_o right_n or_o authority_n propose_v and_o assert_v 2._o the_o rise_n and_o ground_n of_o it_o which_o be_v express_v affirmative_o and_o negative_o 1._o the_o subject_a of_o the_o superiority_n authority_n here_o grant_v which_o be_v thus_o express_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d power_n high_a power_n under_o which_o expression_n the_o apostle_n by_o a_o metonymy_n point_v out_o civil_a magistrate_n who_o be_v invest_v with_o power_n and_o authority_n over_o other_o all_o magistrate_n especial_o the_o chief_a magistrate_n and_o he_o entitle_v they_o power_n intimate_v as_o be_v probable_o conjecture_v that_o he_o speak_v not_o so_o much_o of_o particular_a person_n in_o power_n as_o of_o the_o order_n and_o office_n itself_o 2._o here_o be_v the_o rise_n and_o ground_n of_o this_o supereminency_n and_o authority_n which_o be_v express_v two_o way_n 1._o negative_o there_o be_v no_o power_n but_o of_o god_n here_o now_o be_v a_o negation_n of_o power_n in_o any_o creature_n to_o make_v high_a power_n to_o give_v power_n and_o authority_n to_o one_o over_o other_o a_o denial_n i_o say_v of_o any_o other_o rise_v or_o original_n of_o civil_a government_n but_o only_o from_o god_n governor_n and_o government_n be_v not_o from_o man_n as_o some_o affirm_v though_o magistracy_n be_v call_v 〈◊〉_d 1_o pet._n 2_o 13._o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d a_o ordinance_n of_o man_n a_o humane_a creation_n or_o creature_n yet_o this_o be_v not_o to_o be_v understand_v originaliter_fw-la as_o if_o magistracy_n and_o government_n be_v invent_v by_o man_n or_o have_v its_o original_n from_o man_n but_o it_o be_v say_v to_o be_v a_o ordinance_n of_o man_n either_o 1._o subjective_a because_o this_o power_n and_o authority_n be_v subject_v in_o man_n and_o manage_v by_o man_n and_o the_o choice_n of_o the_o kind_n of_o magistrate_n or_o such_o and_o such_o a_o form_n of_o government_n yea_o and_o of_o the_o person_n to_o exercise_v the_o power_n magistratical_a be_v for_o the_o most_o part_n lest_o to_o man_n and_o act_v by_o man_n under_o the_o order_n dispose_v providence_n of_o god_n or_o 2._o objective_a because_o it_o be_v employ_v about_o humane_a affair_n be_v conversant_a about_o the_o order_n and_o govern_v of_o man_n or_o 3._o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d finaliter_fw-la man_n be_v the_o end_n of_o magistracy_n it_o be_v ordain_v for_o the_o good_a of_o man_n and_o for_o the_o preserve_n of_o humane_a society_n in_o this_o
why_o may_v we_o not_o use_v the_o same_o argument_n to_o prove_v the_o divine_a ordination_n of_o magistracy_n which_o be_v wont_a to_o be_v use_v and_o that_o not_o unapt_o to_o prove_v the_o divinity_n of_o scripture_n viz._n the_o strange_a preservation_n of_o it_o through_o so_o many_o age_n in_o so_o many_o change_n and_o revolution_n amid_o all_o war_n and_o confusion_n against_o the_o rage_n of_o man_n and_o devil_n god_n have_v own_v it_o as_o a_o plant_n of_o his_o own_o set_n which_o he_o plant_v early_o and_o will_v never_o suffer_v to_o be_v root_v up_o 2._o the_o divine_a ordination_n of_o magistracy_n may_v be_v argue_v from_o the_o injunction_n lay_v by_o god_n upon_o magistrate_n with_o his_o prescription_n of_o rule_n of_o government_n 2.10_o deut._n 1.17_o jer._n 22.3_o psal_n 2.10_o if_o they_o have_v no_o authority_n to_o rule_n why_o shall_v god_n command_v they_o to_o rule_v according_a to_o his_o law_n and_o prescrite_n to_o they_o rule_n of_o government_n herein_o god_n own_v magistracy_n and_o government_n among_o man_n 3._o we_o be_v command_v to_o pray_v for_o magistrate_n 3.1_o tit._n 3.1_o therefore_o magistracy_n be_