From Pastor Perry

08/19/2018 1 Peter 2:13-17

1 Peter 2:13–17 (ESV)

Submission to Authority

13 Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, 14 or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. 15 For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. 16 Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. 17 Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.


God establishes governments for His good.  We are called to be good citizens and to be subject to the authorities as long as they don’t go against God’s will.  We are to live according to our Christian freedoms, yet not using our freedoms as a cover to do what is wrong.  Verse 17 states: “Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood.  Fear God. Honor the emperor.”


I pray: O Lord, help to be a living example and witness by walking according to your ways.   Amen.

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I really love v.13 in this passage. It is both encouraging and comforting.

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