Groups
shared with...
Author
p1lgr1m.one
Δούλος Ιησού Χριστού: Wretched man that I am! Yet God saved me nonetheless. Such amazing love!!!
User since 2015
p1lgr1m.one's published pages
Not everyone is a child of God. Are you?
John 1:9-13
God did everything!!!
Ezekiel 36:24-28
Submit to those in authority: God appointed them. Love one another: it’s the essence of the law. Live uprightly for Jesus: the time is near.
Romans 13:1-14
Need direction on the way to life? Enter by the narrow gate!
Matthew 7:13-14
Both Adam and Eve gave way to temptation. "Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colors, that are but skin-deep." M. Henry
Genesis 3:1-24
God designed your salvation, carried it out and made sure you persevere to the end. Praise him!
Ephesians 1:3-14
Is there hope for the discouraged? From where does this hope come?
Psalms 43:1-5
How righteous do I have to be to enter the Kingdom of Heaven?
Matthew 5:17-20
What is the right perspective regarding spiritual gifts?
Romans 12:3-8
What has standing firm got to do with worship?
Psalms 15
What are the marks of a genuinely happy person?
Psalms 1:1-6
Magnifying the law in his teachings, how did Jesus define adultery?
Matthew 5:27-30
Better together? How exactly?
Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
Magnifying the law in his teachings, how did Jesus define murder?
Matthew 5:21-26
Having been restored into a right relationship with God, what can the elect expect?
Romans 8:31-39
What exactly do I have to do to fulfill the Great Commission? How am I to do it? Why should I do it?
Matthew 28:18-20
How does the Apostle Paul view a worker of God?
Titus 1:1-4
What is the essence of a transformed mind?
Romans 12:1-2
What was the apostle John's advice to first century believers with regards to heretics?
2 John 1-13
As believers, what is our responsibility to faithful ministers of the Gospel?
3 John 1-15
Are believers saved by their good works?
Ephesians 2:8-10
Why did Paul command Timothy, his apprentice pastor, to preach the Word?
2 Timothy 3:16-4:5
What should a church look for in an elder?
1 Timothy 3:1-7
How can elders faithfully carry out the task of shepherding believers entrusted to them?
1 Peter 5:1-4
Submit to authorities to silence accusers; live freely as God's slave.
1 Peter 2:13-17
view all (26 total)
Submission to Civil Government
Romans 13:1-7
Don’t go against God by resisting the governing authorities whom God Himself appointed for His purposes, submit to them.
#GodAppointsAuthorities
#SubmitToCivilAuthorities
#ResistingAuthoritiesIsGoingAgainstGod
Published September 24th, 2017; Updated September 25th, 2017
Author
Share / Groups / About Author
Romans 13:1-7
ESV
Main point summary
Bracket of Romans 13:1-7
Outline of Romans 13:1-7
lookup
Romans 13:1-7 ESV
NT
Romans 13:1-7
esv
Submission to the Authorities 13 1 Let every person p be subject to the governing authorities. For q there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you r will receive his approval, 4 for s he is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, t an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer. 5 Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God’s wrath but also u for the sake of conscience. 6 For because of this you also pay taxes, for the authorities are ministers of God, attending to this very thing. 7 v Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.
notes
Main point summary
Because anyone who resists those who are in authority rejects God Himself who appointed them in their positions as His instruments to punish wrongdoers and to administer various services, everyone must submit to governing authorities.
Bracket of Romans 13:1-7
Romans 13:1-7
Let every person p be subject to the governing authorities.
For [1] q there is no authority except from God,
and [2] those that exist have been instituted by God.
series
ground
Therefore whoever resists the authorities
resists what God has appointed,
actionresult
and those who resist will incur judgment.
inference
For rulers are not a terror to good conduct,
but to bad.
negativepositive
[+] Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? ( If you desire to not have fear of the one in authority)
Then do what is good,
conditional
and you r will receive his approval,
for s he is God’s servant for your good.
[-] But if you do wrong,
( then ) be afraid,
for he does not bear the sword in vain.
[A.] For he is the >>> servant of God ,<<<
t an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer.
ideaexplanation
Therefore one must be in subjection,
not only to avoid God’s wrath
but also u for the sake of conscience.
For because of this you also pay taxes,
[B.] for the authorities are >>> ministers of God <<< ,
attending to this very thing .
v ( Therefore ) Pay to all what is owed to them:
taxes to whom taxes are owed,
revenue to whom revenue is owed,
respect to whom respect is owed,
honor to whom honor is owed.
alternative
discourse
Outline of Romans 13:1-7
Title: Submission to Civil Government Text: Romans 13:1-7 Outline of Romans 13:1-7: Why I Must Submit to the Civil Government Because God is the one who appoints governing authorities (vv. 1-2): The source of authority (vv. 1b-c): All authority comes from God (v.1b). All who are in positions of authority have been placed there by God (v.1c). The implication and consequence of resisting authorities (v.2): It’s the same as rebelling against God Himself who appointed them (v.2b). It will bring about judgment (v.2c). Because God appoints them to be his instruments in: Punishing wrongdoers (vv. 3-5): Governing authorities are called as “God’s servants: as avengers of wrath” towards wrongdoers (v.4). My deeds determine my attitude towards governing authorities (vv.3a-b): I don’t have to fear them if (vv.3c-4a): I do what is good (v.3d). Result: approval (v.3e). I should fear them if (vv. 4b-f): I do what is wrong (v.4b). Result: punishment: even death penalty (vv. 4c-4f). I must therefore submit to their authority to (v.5): Avoid being punished (v.5b). Have a clear conscience (v.5c). Administering various services (vv. 6-7): Governing authorities are called as “God’s ministers” (v.6). I must therefore give to the government what is due to it (vv. 6-7): Monetary Taxes (v.6a, 7b) Customs duties (v.7c) Non-monetary Respect (v.7d) Honor (v.7e)
Comments
Christian Giesbrecht
Hi, how are you doing the indenting for the outline? Are you able to do that in the "note" tab or are you pasting the outline into the "note" tab?
p1lgr1m.one
Hello! I'm sure indenting for the outline can be done inside the Note tab of BibleArc itself. However, I find it easier to do it outside of the program. In my case, I do my outline in Google Docs then paste it here when I'm done; hope it helps.
Christian Giesbrecht
Thank you
p1lgr1m.one
You're welcome :)
Disclaimer: The opinions and conclusions expressed on this page are those of the author and may or may not accord with the positions of Biblearc or Bethlehem College & Seminary.