Dr Carey made his comment in his witness statement to the High Court in support of the Evangelical Christian marriage guidance counsellor, Gary McFarlane, who was appealing against his sacking by Relate for his biblical principles:
The fact that senior clerics of the Church of England and other faiths feel compelled to intervene directly in judicial decisions and cases is illuminative of a future civil unrest. I am concerned that judges are unaware of these basic issues on the Christian faith; further it is difficult to see how it is appropriate for other religions to be considered by the Judiciary where the practices are further removed from our traditions.
Lord Justice Laws this week dismissed Mr McFarlane's application to appeal against his sacking.
Whatever the outcome of Thursday's General Election, a combination of an increasingly oppressive culture of political correctness, compounded by the spending cuts needed to save Britain from a Greek-style 'junk status' credit rating, could lead to civil disorder on the British Isles. But Christians must not be in any way associated with any form of civil disorder or misbehaviour.
Our civil marching orders as Christ's soldiers and servants are clear in the New Testament, for example 1 Peter 2:
Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul. Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. For it is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men. Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God. Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king (vv11-17 - NIV).