Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 39 Chapter 23 – Of the Civil Magistrate I. God, the Supreme Lord and King of all the world, has ordained civil magistrates to be under him over the people, for his own glory and the public good; and to this end, has armed them with the power …

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 38 Chapter 22 – Of Lawful Oaths and Vows (Cont.) (Paragraphs 4-7) IV. An oath is to be taken in the plain and common sense of the words, without equivocation or mental reservation. It can not oblige to sin; but in any thing not sinful, being taken, it …

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 37 Chapter 22 – Of Lawful Oaths and Vows (Paragraphs 1-3) I. A lawful oath is a part of religious worship, wherein upon just occasion, the person swearing solemnly calls God to witness what he asserts or promises; and to judge him according to the truth or falsehood …

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 36 Chapter 21 – Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath-day (Cont.) Paragraphs 7-8 VII. As it is of the law of nature, that, in general, a due proportion of time be set apart for the worship of God; so, in his Word, by a positive, moral, and perpetual …

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