Respecting Authority

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Romans 13:5

Wherefore it is necessary to be subject, not only on account of wrath, but also on account of conscience.

Romans 13:3

For rulers are not a terror to a good work, but to an evil one. Dost thou desire then not to be afraid of the authority? practise what is good, and thou shalt have praise from it;

Matthew 15:6

and he shall in no wise honour his father or his mother; and ye have made void the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching.

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we rule over your faith, but are fellow-workmen of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

Romans 13:2

So that he that sets himself in opposition to the authority resists the ordinance of God; and they who thus resist shall bring sentence of guilt on themselves.

James 2:1

My brethren, do not have the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, Lord of glory, with respect of persons:

1 Peter 3:6

as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord; whose children ye have become, doing good, and not fearing with any kind of consternation.

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the lowly, nor honour the person of the great; in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Deuteronomy 1:17

Ye shall not respect persons in judgment: ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man, for the judgment is God's; and the matter that is too hard for you shall ye bring to me, that I may hear it.

Jude 1:8

Yet in like manner these dreamers also defile the flesh, and despise lordship, and speak railingly against dignities.

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