William Bridge on Romans 13 and parliament

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If it be said, that God hath forbidden such a forcible resistance by Rom. 13. 1, 2, 3. or the like Scriptures, then it must be affirmed that the Parliament are not the higher powers, which Dr Ferne granteth: for if the Parliament come within the compass of those words (higher Powers) then that Scripture Rom. 13. doth not reach them, but rather requires others to be obedient to them; yea, if by the higher powers is understood only the King, then the two Houses may not make any forcible resistance against any petty Constable that comes in the K[ing’s] authority to do violence to the two Houses. ...

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