The General Assembly of Scotland swearing to preserve the true religion in the Solemn League and Covenant

The stated purpose of the General Assembly of Scotland for swearing the Solemn League and Covenant, the most powerful means for settling and preserving the true religion: The General Assembly’s approbation of the Solemn League and Covenant, August 17, 1643, Session 14, states:

“The Assembly all with one voice approve and embrace the same the Solemn League and Covenant as the most powerful mean, by the blessing of God, for settling and preserving the true Protestant religion with perfect peace in his Majesty’s dominions and propagating the same to other nations, and for establishing his majesty’s throne to all ages and generations.” – Westminster Confession of Faith, Free Presbyterian Publications, p. 356.

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