The civil ruler's duty is to protect the good and punish the evil doer (Rom. 13:3-4), not control free trade (Rev. 13:16-17).
- Gary DeMar, God and Government: Issues in Biblical Perspective 202, Vol. 2 (2nd ed., 1990).
From AmericanVision.org: "Paul Robert's Justice Lifts the Nations is on the stairway in the Old Supreme Court Building in Lausanne where the judges had to pass each time before going to try a case. Robert wanted to remind them that the place which the Reformation gave to the Bible provided a basis not only for morals but for law."