Topical Index – 1500 Principles
2 Chronicles; Principle #8; 2 Ch. 11:1-17; p. 557
Faithfulness in Difficult Circumstances: Even if our government leaders are not following God as they should, we are to submit to them, but never to violate God's will.
Proverbs; Principle #40; Prov. 24:21-22; p. 868
Civic Responsibility: We are to honor and respect those who have government authority--regardless of their religious point of view--but we are always to honor God first.
Jeremiah; Principle #28; Jer. 27:1-22; p. 1024
Government Leaders: Though we are to do all we can to thwart evil in the world, we are to view pagan leaders as God's servants.
Acts; Principle #10; Acts 5:12-32; p. 1489
Our Dual Citizenship: As followers of Jesus Christ, we are to be good citizens, but if we are asked to engage in actions that are out of harmony with God's will, we must not violate biblical principles.
Acts; Principle #46; Acts 25:1-12; p. 1524
Government Authority: Since God has established government authorities to be His servants in administering justice, there may be times as believers when we should appeal to a court of law.
Romans; Principle #25; Rom 13:1-7; p. 1554
Civic Responsibilities: To live in God's will, we are to be good citizens.
1 Peter; Principle #6; 1 Pet. 2:13-17; p. 1744
Human Institutions: As Christ-followers, we are to be obedient within all human institutions and structures without violating biblical values.
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