Since there are no prophetical unctions to designate who is to serve as king today, and if God alone has the power to make kings, then there are no lawful kings today. But that is contrary to Rom. 13:1-3 and 1 Pet. 2:13-1.
- Samuel Rutherford, Lex, Rex, Question 4 (1644), at http://www.constitution.org/sr/q04.txt.