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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 … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Liberties Come Not From Some Parchment But From God

“Our liberties do not come from charters; for these are only the declaration of pre-existing rights. They do not depend on parchments or seals; but come from the King of Kings and the Lord of all the earth.” – John … Continue reading

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