Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Friday, September 20, 2013

Civil Disobedience

Acts 4:1–22

Because of our fallen nature, it would be easy to twist the principle for Christian civil disobedience enumerated in today’s study into an excuse to avoid the Bible’s call that we submit to the government. Indeed, our fallen nature makes us prone to find any loophole we can in God’s law in order to render something less than true obedience. Beware of this tendency in your heart, but also remember that your allegiance belongs ultimately to Christ, not to the state.

For further study:

Exodus 1:8–22

The Bible in a year:

Ecclesiastes 10–12

For the weekend:

Song 1–6

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

<< September 2013 >>
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

Have Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence delivered to your inbox!

Email:

Confirm Email:

Send me Bible Gateway news.
Send offers from Bible Gateway partners.

By submitting your email address, you understand that you will receive email communications from Bible Gateway, a division of The Zondervan Corporation, 3900 Sparks Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 USA. You may unsubscribe from Bible Gateway’s emails at any time. If you have any questions, please review our Privacy Policy or email us at privacy@biblegateway.com.