Fabian, the bishop of Rome, was the first person of eminence who felt the severity of this persecution. The deceased emperor, Philip, had, on account of his integrity, committed his treasure to the care of this good man. But Decius, not finding as much as his avarice made him expect, determined to wreak his vengeance […]
By BB Warfield, from The Princeton Theological Review, Vol 6 , 1908 No catechism begins on a higher plane than the Westminster Shorter Catechism. Its opening question, “What is the chief end of man?” with its answer, “Man’s chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy him forever” – the profound meaning of which […]
J. Brown against Toleration: Biblical Warrant, Part 1
God is the governor of all things. The rights of those in authority must therefore come from God, and are directed by God. Those in authority must therefore not do anything in opposition to God’s glory and revealed will.