Below are Bible verses on the Submission To Authority topic, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).
Submission To Authority Bible Verses
The people said to Joshua, “We will serve the Lord
our God. We will obey him alone.”
1 Samuel 15:23
Rebellion is as sinful as witchcraft,
and stubbornness as bad as worshiping idols.
So because you have rejected the command of the Lord,
he has rejected you as king.”
But the love of the Lord remains forever
with those who fear him.
His salvation extends to the children’s children
of those who are faithful to his covenant,
of those who obey his commandments!
Praise the Lord!
How joyful are those who fear the Lord
and delight in obeying his commands.
I will keep on obeying your instructions
forever and ever.
I will walk in freedom,
for I have devoted myself to your commandments.
If you will only obey me,
you will have plenty to eat.
But if you turn away and refuse to listen,
you will be devoured by the sword of your enemies.
I, the Lord, have spoken!”
Jesus replied, “But even more blessed are all
who hear the word of God and put it into practice.”
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep
respect and fear. Serve them sincerely as
you would serve Christ.
So humble yourselves before God. Resist the
devil, and he will flee from you. Come close to
God, and God will come close to you. Wash your
hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your
loyalty is divided between God and the world.
1 Peter 2:18-19
You who are slaves must submit to your
masters with all respect. Do what they
tell you—not only if they are kind and reasonable,
but even if they are cruel. For God is pleased when,
conscious of his will, you patiently
endure unjust treatment.
1 John 3:22
And we will receive from him whatever we ask
because we obey him and do the
things that please him.
“If you love me, obey my commandments.”
Everyone must submit to governing authorities.
For all authority comes from God, and those in
positions of authority have been placed there by God.
So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling
against what God has instituted, and
they will be punished.
1 Corinthians 8:3
But the person who loves God is the one
whom God recognizes.
1 Peter 3:1-2
In the same way, you wives must accept
the authority of your husbands. Then, even if some
refuse to obey the Good News, your godly lives
will speak to them without any words. They will
be won over by observing your
pure and reverent lives.