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37 Bible Verses about Respecting Authority

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Romans 13:7

Pay everyone what is owed: taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, honor to whom honor is due.

1 Peter 2:18

Slaves, be subject to your masters with all reverence, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are perverse.

Romans 13:5

Therefore it is necessary to be in subjection, not only because of the wrath of the authorities but also because of your conscience.

Romans 13:3

(for rulers cause no fear for good conduct but for bad). Do you desire not to fear authority? Do good and you will receive its commendation,

Matthew 15:6

he does not need to honor his father.' You have nullified the word of God on account of your tradition.

2 Corinthians 1:24

I do not mean that we rule over your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy, because by faith you stand firm.

Romans 13:2

So the person who resists such authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will incur judgment

James 2:1

My brothers and sisters, do not show prejudice if you possess faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 3:6

like Sarah who obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You become her children when you do what is good and have no fear in doing so.

Deuteronomy 1:17

They must not discriminate in judgment, but hear the lowly and the great alike. Nor should they be intimidated by human beings, for judgment belongs to God. If the matter being adjudicated is too difficult for them, they should bring it before me for a hearing.

Jude 1:8

Yet these men, as a result of their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and insult the glorious ones.

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