Should Christianity Cause You to Disobey the Law of the Land?

Disobedience is unfaithfulness, either to our belief or to the law of the land. Divine law (God given law) governs Christianity. It is evident that all other laws take their root or borrow from it. In most cases, divine law hardly contradicts the law of the land.

The scripture states
“Let every soul be subject unto the government authority. For there is no authority but of God: the authorities that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resists the authorities resists the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:… Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom… (Rom. 13:1-7)

However, all believers are responsible to obey the law of the land until it becomes sinful to do so. When there seems to be a conflict, Christian sho


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