|Staying in the Word|
Led by the Spirit - Part 4
** To whom are we to be in submission according to Peter?
** Of course we should do this based simply upon Peters command, but can you think of another reason from Scripture for us to submit to the government?
** Is this referring to organizations like labor unions or the Red Cross?
** Well, if Peter was instructing Christians in his day to be in submission to the government; to whom was he asking them to submit?
** Before we go any further in our study of the call for Christians
to be Led by the Spirit by living out a
** So the submission Peter is calling for would be applied under ordinary circumstances and calls Christians to actively support civil government in its promotion of law and order. Peter now gives some examples of who we are to be in submission, what is the first example?