John Calvin

“For earthly princes lay aside their power when they rise up against God, and are unworthy to be reckoned among the number of mankind. We ought rather utterly to defy than to obey them whenever they are so restive and wish to spoil God of his rights, and, as it were, to seize upon his throne and draw him down from heaven.”

John Calvin, Daniel, Vols 1-2
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Daniel, Vols 1-2 (Calvin's Bible Commentaries) Daniel, Vols 1-2 by John Calvin
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