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Archive Authors Civic Polity E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene The Two Kingdoms

The Prayer of Exiles

One more from┬áLiturgia Sacra, from which I quoted the prayer of confession yesterday. The following excerpt is from the long general prayer in the service. Here the exile community, after confessing to God the basis for prayer in Christ’s command and through His mediatorship, prays in keeping with 1 Timothy 2 for those in authority […]

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Archive Authors Civic Polity E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene

“Thou Art More Terrible Than the Mountains of Prey”

Calvin makes a number of remarks about good and bad princes in his comments on Psalm 76, and is insistent that all are subject to God’s providence and purposes. First, in his remarks on v.4 he waxes Augustinian (City of God 4) on the violent and mischievous means by which many kingdoms have expanded. These […]