Small Town Theologian with Jonathan Shirk

Hosted ByJonathan Shirk

Allowing the Biblical truths of the Heidelberg Catechism to shape our theology and Christian living.

STT 042 – Showing Honor, Love, & Faithfulness to Earthly Authorities (HC LD 39; QA 104)

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A hot topic in our society and culture today is how to relate to authority, especially the overreach of authority. It seems as if Romans 13 and 1 Peter 2 are now texts that Christians fight over. How should Christians respond to lawful and unlawful authority? This episode will not explore the different angles on civil disobedience or when to dissent, but it does focus on the heart of the Fifth Commandment which ultimately is about love for our neighbor. Tune in to be challenged to honor, love, and faithful submission to lawful earthly authority.

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