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The Believer’s Responsibility To Governing Authority – Part 4

Previous weeks' messages:  Part 1    Part 2    Part 3

This week:
#8 - Submission to government promotes a clean conscience - vs. 3-5
We obey the government because we want to honor the Lord. Your conscience is the servant of your value system.
1 Timothy 1:5, 1:19; 2 Timothy 1:3, 1 Peter 3:16,
1. Christians have a higher motive for obedience
2. We have a stronger reason when we must disobey
#9 - Paying taxes is part of submitting to government - vs. 6
Matthew 17:24-27, 22:15-22

We obey joyfully and willingly because we live as a citizen of the kingdom