Respecting Authority

Most Relevant Verses

Romans 13:7

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.

1 Peter 2:18

Household slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel.

Romans 13:5

Therefore, you must submit, not only because of wrath, but also because of your conscience.

Romans 13:4

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.

Romans 13:3

For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do good and you will have its approval.

Matthew 15:6

he does not have to honor his father.' In this way, you have revoked God's word because of your tradition.

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we have control of your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy, because you stand by faith.

Romans 13:2

So then, the one who resists the authority is opposing God's command, and those who oppose it will bring judgment on themselves.

James 2:1

My brothers, hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ without showing favoritism.

1 Peter 3:6

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You have become her children when you do good and aren't frightened by anything alarming.

Deuteronomy 1:17

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.

Jude 1:8

Nevertheless, these dreamers likewise defile their flesh, despise authority, and blaspheme glorious beings.

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