Another instruction in 1 Peter is to “submit… to every authority”, so for us that means local and national government – unless it conflicts with clear teaching of Scripture. (see Acts 4:19) We should do it not just to avoid punishment, but to honor and obey God. Even if we might suffer unjustly, Peter used Jesus submission to authorities and suffering to pay for our sins as inspiration for us to obey God’s will.

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