He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit. Isaiah 3:12 As for My people, children are their oppressors, And women rule over them. Your email address will not be published. I’ve also realized there are only a few things I can do about it. Deb, thank you very much for highlighting my post from last week! Please help them understand how much they need You … that they need Your wisdom and truth. One Truth that will Change Your Season of Suffering, by Stacey Pardoe@ Encountering God in the Ordinary. In our study on the authority of the Bible, we have studied the internal evidences, which are found within the Bible itself. Please work on ______________’s heart. Father, You give wisdom and knowledge and understanding. Behold, to obey [is] better than sacrifice, [and] to hearken than the fat of rams.2 Corinthians 2:9 - For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.2 Thessalonians 3:14 - And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.1 Thessalonians 4:8 - He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit. © CountingMyBlessings, 2020. Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. bible verses about authority figures verses on respecting authority scriptures on power and authority kjv man's authority in the bible god's authority scripture I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Let’s open our Bibles this morning to Matthew chapter 21. (Read More...)Philippians 2:10-11 - That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of [things] in heaven, and [things] in earth, and [things] under the earth; (Read More...)1 Samuel 15:22 - And Samuel said, Hath the LORD [as great] delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Thank you so much for this. Maybe a friend, family member, coworker, or through the links below…. Now all glory to God, who is able, through His mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. May he/she know what it right and do it. I ask You to teach them the truth of Your commands and that he/she will want trust and obey You, Father, above all else. This is a hard teaching for many, as the Bible would seem to indemnify those who rule or preside over others in a cruel and unjust manner. And if this article blessed or helped you today — would you share it with someone? Some scripture references/categories courtesy of Open Bible .info under CC BY 3.0. I can…1. I needed the reminders, too, so thanks! No, O people, the Lord has told you what is good, and this is what He requires of you:to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God. Search the King James Version (KJV) for more references about Authority... Bible Verses About God Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine. All verses are taken from the New Living Translation unless otherwise stated. If a verse or topic does not belong, please contact us. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.Acts 5:29 - Then Peter and the [other] apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.2 John 1:9 - Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. Bible Verses About Love 13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. Thank you! Father, please make Your will clear to __________ and give him/her a deep desire to follow it. I know I need to. This is good and pleases God our Savior, who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth. Matthew 28:18 - And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.Romans 13:1 - Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. I feel as though your post was aimed directly at me! Then Peter and the [other] apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. Make me humble and kind. ~ John 3:16 ESV Father, I pray that ____________ will love and trust You completely.