31 Bible Verses about Respecting Authority
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Pay all of them what is due them -- tribute to the officer to receive it, taxes to the officer to receive them, respect to the man entitled to it, and honor to the man entitled to it.
Show honor to everyone. Practice love for the brotherhood; practice reverence to God and honor to the Emperor.
for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead peaceful, quiet lives in perfect piety and seriousness.
You house-servants must be submissive to your masters and show them perfect respect, not only to those who are kind and fair but also to those who are cruel.
Everybody must obey the civil authorities that are over him, for no authority exists except by God's permission; the existing authorities have been established by Him,
For the Lord's sake submit to all human authority; to the emperor as supreme,
for this is the reason why you pay your taxes, for the civil authorities are God's official servants faithfully devoting themselves to this very end.
Continue to obey and to be submissive to your leaders, for they are ever watching in defense of your souls, as men who will have to give account of their trust. Treat them in this way, so that they may work with joy and not with grief.
For the civil authorities are God's servants to do you good. But if you practice doing wrong, you should dread them, for they do not wield the sword for nothing. Indeed, they are God's servants to inflict punishment upon people who do wrong.
For civil authorities are not a terror to the man who does right, but they are to the man who does wrong. Do you want to have no dread of the civil authorities? Then practice doing right and you will be commended for it.
Constantly remind people to submit to and obey the rulers who have authority over them, so as to be ready for any good enterprise,
We beg you, brothers, to practice showing respect to those who labor among you, who are your leaders in the Lord's work, and who advise you;
keep on living in subordination to one another out of reverence to Christ.
especially those who satisfy their lower nature by indulging in its evil passions which defile them, and who despise authority. Daring, headstrong men! They do not tremble when they abuse persons of majesty,
Children, obey your parents, for this is right.
continue to hold them in the highest esteem for the sake of the work they do. Practice living at peace with one another.
They were submissive to their husbands, as Sarah, for example, obeyed Abraham and called him master. You have become true daughters of hers, if you practice doing right and cease from every fear.
You married women must continue to live in subordination to your husbands, for this is your Christian duty.
You must continue teaching this, and continue exhorting and reproving people, with full authority. Let no one belittle you.
You married women must continue to live in subordination to your husbands, as you do to the Lord,
who has gone to heaven and is now at God's right hand, with angels, heavenly authorities and powers made subject to Him.
For the man who wrongs another will be paid back the wrong he has done; and there are no exceptions.
Furthermore, we had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we used to treat them with respect; how much more cheerfully should we submit to the Father of our spirits, and live!
- 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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