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Led by the Spirit - Part 4
4) Honor the king - Remember who the king is for the recipients of Peters letter, the emperor Nero.
** Are we still to honor the king, even if he (like Nero) hates Christians and was willing to kill them?
These four imperatives then give us the environment in which we are to fulfill Gods expressed will for our lives by becoming more Submissive.
** Lets review the list Peter has given to us today, which his
readers and we ourselves would be
** How is this passage applicable for us today?
** Understanding what the expressed will of God is and desiring to live each day being Led by the Spirit, I must ask myself if there is an area of my life that is not in submission to the governing authorities which Christ has sovereignly placed over me.
** We have said before that obeying our gracious Lord will always come down to a decision on our part to submit to the authority of His Word in our lives. Lets pray and ask the Lord to show us if there are areas we need to improve on this next week as we walk with Him.
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