Is It Ever Right To Disobey?

Romans 12:1-7

Part of the Biblical Clarity Amid Cultural Confusion Series series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

Big Idea: As Christians, we have a high view of government and the rule of law. We are called on to obey those in authority over us. We disobey only when government usurps the place that is rightfully God's alone.

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Romans 12:1–7 (Listen)

12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching;


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