Be subject to every human authority. This is not an easy command, yet if we follow Jesus it is something we must learn to embrace. 1 Peter 2:13-17 The default Christian attitude towards government figures is and 1 Peter 2:13-14 This command does not rely on any Romans 13:1-2 When Biden is sworn in as the next president it is ultimately If Peter writes this about Nero, what does it mean for me? Romans 13:3-4 We should We should not 1 Peter 2:15-16 Because we will be subjected to unfair scrutiny we should Jeremiah 29:4-5, 7 When Daniel refused to stop praying and his friends refused to bow down to idols, those were 1 Peter 2:17 How can I better honor and obey those that God has placed over me? Verses for further study Romans 13:1-7 Questions for discussion Why do we find submission in general to be so difficult? Why is it important to understand who Nero is when we read this letter? How was the Christian’s attitude toward the government different than the rest of the Roman empire? What are some tangible ways that we can live these verses out? Parent Cues Review this month's memory verse from Luke 16:10a. Does anyone have it memorized yet? This week we are talking about sharing what you have. Find opportunities this week to share with family members and friends. Parents and kids discuss together a time that someone shared something with you that made you feel special. This month as we talk about responsibilities. Give your children the chance to share about a responsibility they have at home or at school that they enjoy doing.