Orderliness In Society
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Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work,
Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God.
and over them three administrators, including Daniel. These satraps would be accountable to them so that the king would not be defrauded. Daniel distinguished himself above the administrators and satraps because he had an extraordinary spirit, so the king planned to set him over the whole realm. The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him. read more.
Then these men said, “We will never find any charge against this Daniel unless we find something against him concerning the law of his God.” So the administrators and satraps went together to the king and said to him, “May King Darius live forever. All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions’ den.
Submit to every human authority because of the Lord, whether to the Emperor as the supreme authority or to governors as those sent out by him to punish those who do what is evil and to praise those who do what is good.
“You would have no authority over Me at all,” Jesus answered him, “if it hadn’t been given you from above. This is why the one who handed Me over to you has the greater sin.”
And for this reason you pay taxes, since the authorities are God’s public servants, continually attending to these tasks.
- Society (12 instances)
- Attitudes Towards Kings
- Authority, of human institutions
- Be Subject To People
- Civic Duties
- Civil Government
- Civil authorities
- Human Authority, Christian Response
- Human Authority, Instituted By God
- Human Authority, Nature Of
- Morality, And Creation
- Obedience, To Human Authorities
- Power, Human
- Respecting Authority
- Social duties
- Ethics, basis of
- Ethics, social
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