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Governmental Authority

Some members of the Lord’s Church struggle to understand a Christian’s relationship with the government.  The government “is God’s minister for good.”   Christians are “subject to the governing authorities.”  Government’s authority was appointed by God.   Christians are directed not to resist their authority.  To resist government is to resist God (Rom. 13:1-5).  Yet, Peter and the Apostles said, “We ought to obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29).  The Apostles said that to the local ...

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