God has established authorities that are responsible for protecting their people, to upkeep justice on a national and
We should pray for those in authority, but also, we should use our democratic rights to vote for
leaders who will uphold Christian values and deal with the threats to our Just interests around the world.
"There is no authority except that which God has established" - God gives us government, Romans 13:1.
"Rulers hold no terror for those who do right, but for those who do wrong" - They must be Just, Romans 13:3.
"He is God's servant, an agent of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer" – Rulers have a responsibility to execute
justice – punishment, prison, international justice, ie war to remove terrorists, Hitler, Taliban etc, Romans 13:4.