WCF 31.4

December 22, 2016

Westminster Confession of Faith

Chapter 31: Of Synods and Councils

4: Synods and councils are to handle, or conclude nothing, but that which is ecclesiastical: and are not to intermeddle with civil affairs which concern the commonwealth, unless by way of humble petition in cases extraordinary; or, by way of advice, for satisfaction of conscience, if they be thereunto required by the civil magistrate.[564]

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