Day 328: Respecting Government

CityLight Church’s One Year Bible Reading Plan

Ezekiel 47:1-48:35

1 Peter 2:11-3:7

Psalm 119:49-64

Proverbs 28:12-13

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Commentary from Pastor Michael White:

“Therefore submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake, whether to the king as supreme, or to governors…” (1 Pet 2:13-14). The men and women who are in authority in our government have been placed there by God (Rom 13:1). God is a God of order, and His will is that we would have respect for our elected officials. Our President and elected officials may not always make decisions with which we agree; but our job is always to respect them and to pray for them. Are you praying for the leaders of your city? Of your state? Of this nation?

Prayer:

Father, I commit to pray for the elected officials in my city, state and nation. Our government needs our help, and drastic change can be produced through prayer!