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My Threshold for Civil Disobedience in a COVID19 World - The Gospel Coalition | Canada

My Threshold for Civil Disobedience in a COVID19 World

Most Bible-reading Christians will admit that as a general rule, believers should be subject to the civil magistrate. Romans 13:1–2 states the principle and supports it with an associated warning: “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For 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.” (Romans 13:1–2 ESV) The Apostle Peter says something similar in his epistle, likely written during the reign of Nero Caesar: “Be subject for the Lord’s sake … Continue reading My Threshold for Civil Disobedience in a COVID19 World