Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Civil Obedience

Romans 13:1–2

Some of the laws and regulations in your country today may seem unnecessary. Nevertheless, in obedience to Scripture we must obey even these unless they lead us to sin. We should not be known as those who try to find ways around the laws of the land; rather, our scrupulous obedience should be a model for the unbelievers around us. We must never give the ruling authorities just cause to view us as a lawless people.

For further study:

Nehemiah 2:1–8

The Bible in a year:

Ecclesiastes 3–4

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.

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