Presidents, Politics and Nations

I was on social media hibernation and I actually went to my home province during the November holiday break (more about this in another article). I have felt the need to pray for a lot of things in utmost solemnity and my comeback was indefinite – God’s will. 🙂

However, things of the late all over the world were quite the opposite of what we’re hoping for. This made me get back to blogosphere and share what I needed to share including this wisdom:

Submission To Governing Authorities

“13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.

For rulers hold no terror for those who do right, but for those who do wrong. Do you want to be free from fear of the one in authority? Then do what is right and you will be commended.

For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.

Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.

This is also why you pay taxes, for the authorities are God’s servants, who give their full time to governing. Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.” – Romans 13

May we all join together, as sons and daughters of God, in praying for our nations and be the salt and light of this world. ❤

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