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How to Pray for President Duterte: Romans 13

In the Introduction to this series, some biblical truths were presented in order to help us have the proper posture in praying for our president. Now let’s look at the famous passage in Romans 13 that, in my opinion, is one of the most misunderstood and abused passages in the Bible. 608 more words

Submission to Authorities

“Bring to mind to them to be submissive to their rulers and authorities, to be obedient and ready for every good work.”

(Titus 3:1)

I wonder which is harder for fallen man…submission to their spiritual authorities or to their governmental authorities? 253 more words


Submissive Leadership

“If there is one who is irreproachable, a husband of one wife, whose children have faith, not open to the accusation of reckless living or undisciplined behavior, for it is required that the overseer is irreproachable as God’s steward, not intractable, not short-tempered, not violent, not greedy, but hospitable, a lover of good, prudent, upright, pious, disciplined, being devoted to the faithful Word as taught, that he might be able to exhort people in doctrine that is sound and reprove those who deny it.” 455 more words


What God expects of government leaders

According to Romans 13:1-5, all human authority and government comes from God. They are His ministers for our good and to maintain a civilized society. All citizens, including Christians, are called to submit to our human authorities, regardless of their political affiliation. 1,032 more words


Digging in Deeper: Romans 13:1

“Let every person be subject to the governing authorities.  For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.”  (ESV) 781 more words

Digging In Deeper

An Appendix To A Confession Of Faith- Appendix Point 22

22. As Christ doth not teach, nor allow that we should be without natural affection, or unsociable; (see Rom. 1:31.) so our being made partakers of Christ, doth not discharge us from the duties of our relations. 148 more words