Respecting Authority

Most Relevant Verses

Romans 13:7

Pay everyone whatever you owe them taxes to whom taxes are due, tolls to whom tolls are due, fear to whom fear is due, honor to whom honor is due.

1 Peter 2:18

You household servants must submit yourselves to your masters out of respect, not only to those who are kind and fair, but also to those who are unjust.

Romans 13:5

But if you do what is wrong, you should be afraid, for it is not without reason that they bear the sword. Indeed, they are God's servants to administer punishment to anyone who does wrong. Therefore, it is necessary for you to be acquiescent to the authorities, not only for the sake of God's punishment, but also for the sake of your own conscience.

Romans 13:3

For the authorities are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you like to live without being afraid of the authorities? Then do what is right, and you will receive their approval.

Matthew 15:6

does not have to honor his father.' Because of your tradition, then, you have disregarded the authority of God's word.

2 Corinthians 1:24

It is not that we are trying to rule over your faith, but rather to work with you for your joy, because you have been standing firm in the faith.

Romans 13:2

so that whoever resists the authorities opposes what God has established, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.

James 2:1

My brothers, do not let your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be tainted by favoritism.

1 Peter 3:6

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham and called him lord. You have become her daughters by doing good and by not letting anything terrify you.

Leviticus 19:15

"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."

Deuteronomy 1:17

When you hold a hearing, don't be partial in judgment toward the least important or toward the great. Never fear men, because judgment belongs to God. If the matter is difficult for you, bring it to me for a hearing.'

Jude 1:8

In a similar way, these dreamers also defile their flesh, reject the Lord's authority, and slander his glorious beings.

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