Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. ‣ He said, “These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and appoint them to his chariots and to be his horsemen and to run before his chariots. So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and they will be punished. The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty. As followers of Christ, what should be our attitude and our involvement with politics? ‣ A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. People with better habits “aren’t joining the conversation because of the uncivil nature of it.”. ‣ But Peter and John replied, 'Which is right in God’s eyes: to listen to you, or to Him? David also strapped on his sword. If I summoned him and he answered me, I would not believe that he was listening to my voice. “Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image. If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him, but if the sun has risen on him, there shall be bloodguilt for him. Behold, he snatches away; who can turn him back? Get Daily Bible Verses Email - Inspirational Daily Devotional Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all people who were on the face of the earth. ‣ Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”. Romans 13: 1-3: Everyone must submit to governing authorities. To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice. I 1 Peter 2: 13 – 16: Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. The man who sounded the trumpet was beside me. Even among believers, not everyone agrees on the same thing. 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But the one who endures to the end will be saved. Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. Bomi Jolly ~ Publication date: Nov 8, 2020. If God, in His providence chooses the world’s leaders, then should we not, as the Bible commands, submit to their authority? Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? ... Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married, for he had married a Cushite woman. ", The Bible calls on Christians to respect our leaders, and one way we can do so is by praying for them. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. 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For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. It’s part of human nature to gravitate towards people who share your values and concerns. Although they … But these results likely offer little comfort to pastors who are feeling overwhelmed. God provides grace for sinners, and the greater the sin, the greater God’s grace. Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels? It’s valuable to keep today’s political tensions in perspective and also recognize that the crisis won’t be solved in a day, Moore said. “Those who listened to more diverse voices and weren’t just hanging out with folks like them, including on social media, tend to be more civil,” he said. “Judge not, that you be not judged. W