Obedience, To Human Authorities
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Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;
And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him.
They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.
And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar's, and unto God the things which be God's.
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye.
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