Therefore he who resists the authority, withstands the ordinance of God; and those who withstand will receive to themselves judgment.
Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways: as a nation that did righteousness, and did not forsake the ordinance of their God, they ask of me righteous judgments; they delight to draw near to God.
but, 'As the LORD lives, who brought up and who led the seed of the house of Israel out of the north country, and from all the countries where he had driven them.' They shall dwell in their own land."'
so that none of the remnant of Judah, who have gone into the land of Egypt to live there, shall escape or be left, to return into the land of Judah, to which they have a desire to return to dwell there: for none shall return save such as shall escape.'"
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites. Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you do not enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter."
those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation."
who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."
Therefore you need to be in subjection, not only because of the wrath, but also for conscience' sake.
Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
Let not many of you be teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive heavier judgment.
1 Peter 2:13
Subject yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether to the king, as supreme;