Heavenly Conduct As Earthly Citizens

In 1 Peter 2:13-17, the apostle Peter teaches us how that we—as Christians, as followers of Jesus Christ—are to live-out our temporal earthly citizenship. Now, this may sound strange to some, but, as citizens of GOD’s eternal kingdom we are instructed to submit to earthly governments in such a way as to both please our heavenly King & proclaim Christ to the onlooking, unbelieving world. In our day of divisive politics, social riots, hostile protests, hate-filled rhetoric, & terrorist acts, every Christian needs to be reminded from Scripture of how we need to live in relation to human government.

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