“…The authorities do not strike fear in people who are doing right, but in those who are doing wrong. Would you like to live without fear of the authorities? Do what is right, and they will honor you. …They are God’s servants, sent for your good. But if you are doing wrong, of course you should be afraid, for they have the power to punish you. They are God’s servants, sent for the very purpose of punishing those who do what is wrong” (Rom 13:3-4, NLT). “For the Lord’s sake, submit to all human authority….
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“…I saw thrones, and sitting on them were those who had been given the right to judge…. …They will be priests of God and of Christ…” (Rev 20:4-5, TLB). “When one of you has a dispute with another believer, how dare you file a lawsuit and ask a secular court to decide the matter instead of taking it to other believers! …Lawsuits with one another is a defeat for you. Why not just accept the injustice and leave it at that? Why not let yourselves be cheated? …Those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God…” (1 Cor 6:1-9, NLT).