Stephen Charnock on the kingly authority of Christ

Reformed Covenanter

Puritanboard Commissioner
The whole scene of the government of the world is for the promoting the eternal life of the elect. All the world is in the hands of Christ. He hath power over all flesh for this end, to give eternal life to those that God hath given to him. Every act of his government tends to this end. What is the end of his power is the true end of the exercise of that power, in every act of it in the world. It must needs be so by consequence; and how sweet will it be at last to see the whole combination; how unanimously every providence did conspire to this end, which our ignorant souls cannot now discern! ...

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