Romans 13:6

Pay your taxes, too, for these same reasons. For government workers need to be paid. They are serving God in what they do.

Romans 13:6 NLT

There is a purpose behind paying taxes.  God has placed people in positions of leadership and authority to keep order.  He raises up kings and He tears them down.  Everything happening upon this earth is the fulfillment of His sovereign will.  As believers in Jesus Christ we are called to pay taxes to those who are in government.  We are not called to rebel against those in government, no matter our personal feelings on who is in leadership.  If the government of our nation commands us to do something that is contradictory to the Lord, we are called to obey the Lord.  But we are called to live with the integrity and character of Christ.  We are not called to be deceitful and we need to understand we are also called to pray for those in leadership and government.  May we simply be obedient to the Lord and His word.  He is coming soon.


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