Essays on the Following Interesting Subjects: Viz. I. Government. II. Revolutions. III. The British Constitution. IV. Kingly Government. V. Parliamentary Representation & Reform. VI. Liberty & Equality. VII. Taxation. And, VIII. The Present War, & the Stagnation of Credit as Connected with it
David Niven, bookseller ... also, by W. Creech, and Bell & Bradfute, booksellers, Edinburgh, and Vernor and Hood, booksellers, London., 1794 - 160 pages
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Page 4 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power ? Do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same : for he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid ; for he bcareth not the sword in vain : for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience
Page 5 - For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men : as free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
Page 3 - And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the LORD for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.
Page 4 - I exhort, therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings and all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
Page 4 - Do that which is good, and thou " (halt have praife of the fame ; for he is the " minifter of God to thee for good. But if " thou do that which is evil, be afraid ; for he " beareth not the fword in vain : for he is the " minifter of God, a revenger to execute wrath
Page 4 - • be fubject: unto the higher powers, for there is no «« power but of God : the powers that be are ordained " of God. Whofoever therefore refifteth the power, " refifteth the ordinance of God : and they that refift " fhall receive to themfelves damnation.
Page 71 - Convention decree, in the name of the French nation, that they will grant fraternity and assistance to all those people who wish to procure liberty ; and they charge the executive power to send orders to the generals to give assistance to such people, and to defend citizens who have suffered and are now suffering in the cause of liberty.
Page 4 - I exhort, therefore, that, firft of all, " fupplications, prayers, intercefilons, and giving " of thanks, be made for ALL MEN-, for kings, " and for all that are in authority, that we may " lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godlinefs " and honefty- For this is good and acceptable " in the fight of God our Saviour; who will <c have ALL MEN to be faved, and to come to the