‘Let no vices of the person cause you to forget the dignity of his office.’ The authority of a sinful ruler is of God, and must accordingly be obeyed
Richard Baxter, William Orme, The Practical Works of the Rev. Richard Baxter, vol. 6 (London: James Duncan, 1830), 39.
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