Living Hope . . . Submission and Silence

Summary

Series: Living Hope

Scripture Reference: I Peter 2:13-17

Insight

SUBMISSION TO CIVIL AUTHORITIES

  • Motivation

As A Desire To Honor the Lord

To Imitate Christ's Example

  • Extent

To Every Institution

  • Purpose

To Silence the Ignorance of Foolish Men

LIVING AS A FREE SERVANT

  • Willful Submission

Free to Choose to Come Under Authority

Free From Sin, Condemnation, Guilt

Free of Death's Power

  • Liberty, But Not License

Motivation Becomes Self-Centered and Self-Feeding

  • Absolute Surrender

How You Live Is the Argument Against This World

LOVING AS A CHILD OF GOD

  • Honor All People
  • Love the Brotherhood
  • Fear God
  • Honor the King