People shouldn't be so hard on themselves, but I'm not talking about you FallsWell, I guess idiots often spout off bullcrap from their pieholes on a semi-regular basis.
Oh, and I'm not talking about EJR, just someone who isn't 99% of GeorgiaPacking and an anarchist. We good, fam?
Civil Authorities can certainly be enemies of our faith, it just says that we're not fighting in this alone, that God is fighting with us against authorities that are enemies of our faith.1Cor. 15:24-25 doesn't say civil authorities are the enemy.
It says Christ will take over, and become the sole authority, THEN he will defeat His enemies.
Civil authorities could be allies, but weaker and less-effective allies, in the fight against evil.
That's when God says "step aside; I'm going to take care of this myself."
Romans 13 is talking about our authorities in the church, not necessarily government authorities.The verses also say that Jesus shall destroy all authority, not that EJR, Phaed, and the rest of the anarchists will do it.
Until the Lord replaces your government, you are to follow your marching orders, which are to obey the law and your civil rulers.
"All of you must obey the government rulers.
Everyone who rules was given the power to rule by God.
And all those who rule now were given that power by God.
So anyone who is against the government is really against something God has commanded. "
And that you are not fighting the enemies of your faith, which can be authorities, alone, but God is helping you fight them as well.I you have time the below is a pretty good read. As always it is subject to one's reading of the text. I come away with submission to a point.
What I meant to say. Submission to God is absolute. Submission to all else is to a point and by no means absolute.I you have time the below is a pretty good read. As always it is subject to one's reading of the text. I come away with submission to a point.
Exactly, and there are some laws in America that go against what Jesus taught.What I meant to say. Submission to God is absolute. Submission to all else is to a point and by no means absolute.