Acts 5:29

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Acts 5:29: But Peter and the other apostles answered and said: “We ought to obey God rather than men.

Romans 13:1-4: Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same. For he is God’s minister to you for good. But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God’s minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil.
1 Peter 2:13-15: Therefore submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake, whether to the king as supreme, or to governors, as to those who are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of those who do good. For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men—

Acts says to obey God rather than man, but Romans and First Peter say to obey the laws of man.

This simply nitpicks at the wording the authors used. The meaning is clear: obey the laws of man unless they violate laws of God.


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