When Paul wrote that we are to “be subject to the governing authorities”, it might shock you to discover that he was under a governing authority that did not even believe in God! So how could Paul write such a thing? What are we to do with this passage when we are ruled by governments who oppose God?
And what did Paul really mean when he said that all of them have been “instituted by God”?
In this video, PD and Christina delve into the controversial Romans 13, to better understand God’s heart behind this passage.