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Submit to Governing Authorities

January 13, 2024
By Pastor Jathan

Submit to Governing Authorities - 1 Peter 2:13-17



1)      Extent of Submission – vv13-14


2)      Reason for Submission – vv13,15


3)      Attitude of Submission – v16


4)      Outworking of Submission – v17


Digging Deeper:

-In what ways do you find it hardest to submit to the authorities?  How does this passage help you?

-Are there areas of government or laws that you, as a Christian, should be taking a stand against or voicing your concern over?  How can you do that in a practical and godly way?

-What does it look like to honor our governing leaders?

Other passages to consider: 

Ps 47:8-9; Pr 24:21-22; Jer 29:7; Mt 17:24-27; Jn 13:34-35; Acts 4:19-20; 5:29; Rom 13:1-7; Gal 5:13-14; 1 Tim 2:1-2; 1 Pt 4:7-11.