In general this proposition seems to be unquestionable: That whatsoever matter or act of religion Jesus Christ makes known to His church and people by or under any binding Scripture example, that matter or act of religion so made known is by the will and appointment of Jesus Christ. But to evince [show] this more satisfactorily, these various particulars are to be distinctly made good and manifested: i. That some Scripture examples are obligatory and binding to Christians in matters of religion. ii. Which are those obligatory Scripture examples. These things being made out, we shall see with what strength Scripture examples hold forth a jus divinum to us in the mysteries of religion, and particularly in church government. Jus Divinum Regiminis Ecclesiastici: or the divine right of church government (1646; Naphtali Press & Reformation Heritage Books, 2020), 63.