Submitting to Authority

RuleOfLoveOne of American’s defining characteristics is its rugged individualism. Autonomous individuals often recoil at the thought of submitting to authority. Yet such individualism, or self-rule, is at odds with a prominent teaching of Scripture to submit to the authority of God and the authorities whom he appoints. Submitting to authority is the primary focus of the fifth commandment.

– J. V. Fesko in The Rule of Love

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