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Pay your obligations to everyone: taxes to those you owe taxes, tolls to those you owe tolls, respect to those you owe respect, and honor to those you owe honor.
Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the Emperor.
for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
Household slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel.
Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God.
Submit to every human institution because of the Lord, whether to the Emperor as the supreme authority,
And for this reason you pay taxes, since the [authorities] are God's public servants, continually attending to these tasks.
"You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am the Lord.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account, so that they can do this with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.
For government is God's servant to you for good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, because it does not carry the sword for no reason. For government is God's servant, an avenger that brings wrath on the one who does wrong.
Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work,
Now we ask you, brothers, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you,
submitting to one another in the fear of Christ.
especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority. Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;
My son, fear the Lord, as well as the king, and don't associate with rebels,
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right.
and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.
Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You have become her children when you do good and aren't frightened by anything alarming.
Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Say these things, and encourage and rebuke with all authority. Let no one disregard you.
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,
Now that He has gone into heaven, He is at God's right hand, with angels, authorities, and powers subjected to Him.
For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.
Furthermore, we had natural fathers discipline us, and we respected them. Shouldn't we submit even more to the Father of spirits and live?
"You must not act unjustly when rendering judgment. Do not be partial to the poor or give preference to the rich; judge your neighbor fairly.
Do not show partiality when rendering judgment; listen to small and great alike. Do not be intimidated by anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too difficult for you, and I will hear it.
"Each of you is to respect his mother and father. You are to keep My Sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
- Attitudes Towards Kings
- Attitudes, to other people
- Authority Of People
- Authority, of human institutions
- Be Subject To People
- Being In Debt
- Brotherhood Of Man
- Brotherly Love
- Brothers Love
- Children, attitudes towards
- Citizens, Christian Duties
- Civic Duties
- Civil Government
- Civil authorities
- Commitment, to God's people
- Family First
- Family Love
- Fear God!
- Fearing God
- God Being In Control
- Gods Love
- Honour The Honourable
- Honouring Rulers
- Human Authority, Christian Response
- Human Authority, Instituted By God
- Human Authority, Nature Of
- Leaders, Political
- Love And Family
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Love, For One Another
- Love, Of Fellow Man
- Loving Everyone
- Loving Your Mother
- Loving Your Parents
- Orderliness In Society
- Parents Love
- Promises respecting
- Respect For People
- Respect, For Human Beings
- Respecting Parents
- Respecting Your Body
- Reverence To God
- Reverence, And Social Behaviour
- Sibling Love
- Social duties
- Tax To Be Paid
- Treating Others
- Ethics, social
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