And Jesus, answering, said unto them, Render that which is of Caesar unto Caesar, and that which is of God unto God. And they marvelled at this.
Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
My son, fear the LORD and the king, and do not meddle with those that are given to change,
When thou dost vow a vow unto God, do not defer to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools; pay that which thou hast vowed.
The son honours his father and the slave his master; if then I am a father, where is my honour? and if I am a master, where is my fear? said the LORD of the hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, In what have we despised thy name?
He said, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus spoke unto him first, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own sons or of strangers?
And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.
And no one was able to answer him a word, neither dared anyone from that day forth ask him any more questions.
and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy thought and with all thy strength: this is the principal commandment.
Then Peter and John answered and said unto them, Judge whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God.
Neither present your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as those that are alive from the dead and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
Therefore, I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies in living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing unto God, which is your rational worship.
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom ye have of God, and that ye are not your own?
But if all prophesy, and there come in one that does not believe or one unlearned, he is convinced of all, he is judged of all;
For the charity of the Christ constrains us because we judge thus: that if one died for all, then all are dead:
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.