What does Bible say about following government?
Romans 13:1-2 says: “Obey the government, for God is the One who has put it there. There is no government anywhere that God has not placed in power. So those who refuse to obey the law of the land are refusing to obey God, and punishment will follow.”
What does the Bible say about praying for government leaders?
When it comes to praying for our leaders, 1 Timothy 2:1-4 (NIV) gives us direct instruction. Our leaders need God’s help. … And so we pray, for God to reveal areas where we have not represented His love to the world around us. We all need His mercy.
What leadership means biblically?
“Leadership is the act of influencing/serving others out of Christ’s interests in their lives so they accomplish God’s purposes for and through them,” according to Bill Lawrence, president of Leader Formation International, at Bible.org.
What does the Bible say about obeying church leaders?
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
What does the Bible say about law enforcement?
For there is no power but of God and the police officers that are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resists the police officer resists the ordinance of God and they that resist shall receive unto themselves damnation — or they’ll get what’s coming to them.
For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.”
“Therefore, I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority” (1 Tim 2:1-2a).
How do we pray for our nations and leaders?
God, thank You for the men and women who serve our country in leadership roles and for their families. … Give them peace when their work takes them away from their families. We also pray specifically for the wives, husbands, and children of our leaders.
How do you pray for the nations of the world?
You can pray for the nations by praying the Lord’s Prayer and scripture over unreached people groups. You can ask the Holy Spirit for guidance in your prayers. You can pray that God would send out workers or missionaries to these people groups, for the believers who are being persecuted, and even for their persecutors.