First Principles: Let Us Trust In God Rather Than Put Confidence In Princes

“To submit and resign their charter would be inconsistent with the main end of their fathers’ coming to New England…. [Although resistance would provoke] great sufferings, [it was] better to suffer than sin. Let them trust in the God of their fathers, which is better than to put confidences in princes. And if they suffer, because they dare not comply with the wills of men against the will of God, they suffer in a good cause.” – Increase Mather (President of Harvard)

 

 

 

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