Martin Luther on the role of princes and potentates…

Parents keep their children with greater diligence and care than rulers and governors keep their subjects. Fathers and mothers are masters naturally and willingly; it is a self-grown dominion; but rulers and magistrates have a compulsory mastery; they act by force, with a prepared dominion; when father and mother can rule no more, the public police must take the matter in hand. Rulers and magistrates must watch over the sixth commandment.

–Luther’s Table Talk

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About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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