Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. – Romans 13:1 (NIV)
It probably causes deep pain and discomfort to some folks who read Romans 13:1. Some people interpret Romans 13:1 as saying that anyone who is in authority has been basically appointed to that position by God.
I guess that passage causes misery to those who dislike Barack Obama, or to those who dislike George W. Bush.
I can already hear some holier-than-thou people saying, “My God would not allow XXXX to be President.”
Relax folks. God is in control.
We may not understand what God does right now, but I believe we will.
Although we may not understand all of what God does, one has to believe that with some people who have been placed in authority, God does have a great sense of humor…
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