Civil Disobedience

R.C. Sproul

Series: Church and State


The Bible teaches that we must be subject to the authorities God has placed over us, including the civil magistrates. Does that mean that Christians must always obey the state? Is there ever an occasion when Christians are allowed to disobey laws issued by the government? Concluding thisChurch and State series, R.C. Sproul teaches us about the power and limitations of the earthly authorities, and the occasions when we must disobey the rulers God has placed over us.

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