Submission NOT Unconditional

Romans 13 is commonly misunderstood by Christians and their church leaders. Many believe that this verse teaches unconditional submission to the government. Yet, this is not the biblical perspective. Romans 13 lays out parameters regarding how civil authorities are to rule. When they break these guidelines and act as tyrants, the Bible teaches that Christians are not only just in opposing the tyrannical government but also that they have an obligation to do so. The following video clip does a good job in presenting this issue with more detail.

Resistance of Tyrants is Justified