Essay heading: AN EXPOSITION OF ROMANS 13:1-7
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July 16, 2004
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While it is not the only passage that discusses the issue, it is a coherent and carefully constructed argument on this topic. Paul reasons that God is firmly in control of human history, and that no one comes to a place of leadership without God's permission. Civil government is not a human invention, but of divine origin...
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Civil government is not a human invention, but of divine origin. Therefore, Christians are to submit to those in authority. Rulers then are established by God (v. 1) as His servants (v. 4). They have a special dignity, but are also in a position that puts them under God.
This understanding of the state has been widely criticized, and it has also been mistakenly used as justification for tyrants and the Christians' obligation to obey them...
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