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Given the condition of our current government and
nation, many Christians are thinking about what their
response should be to unjust government rule. A
common song - "We are always to obey the government"
- is being sung by many ministers. They base their
teaching on Romans 13. This short sermon gives three
convincing proofs that Romans 13 does not teach that
we are to give unlimited obedience to the State. The
three convincing proofs are:
1. No where does Romans 13 state that we are to give
unlimited obedience to the State, rather men impose
such thoughts upon the text.
2. Proper hermeneutics forbids such a conclusion ‚Äď
that we are to have unlimited obedience to the State
‚Äď because there are many passages where the people of
God disobey the State, and are commended by God for
3. Romans 13 contains conditional clauses which make
it clear that our obedience to the State is not to be
Here is a link to this sermon in written form and to
a short video. https://lessermagistrate.com/romans13/