“Honour everyone. Love the family of believers. Fear God. Honour the emperor.” 1 Peter 2: 17
The above verse is very simple, easy and not too strict to follow.
1) Honour everyone: respect people. Treat them the way you want them to treat you. Do not disregard or look down on them. You must understand that people matters a lot in your life.
2) Love the family of believers: do not ridicule your fellow brethren. It does not matter your position in life. Never think of any fellow Christian as inferior to you. Rather, enjoy being in their midst, in the church and anywhere you meet them. Love them genuinely, pray for them, assist them in whatever way you can, admonish them and of course join them in sharing the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
3) Fear God: this is very important in your journey of life. You fear God because you must, because He alone deserves all reverences. Obey His law, His instructions that he set out to guide you in your Christian life. Love God with all your heart, let Him know how much you love Him through your daily prayer, worship songs, praises, reading the bible and preaching the gospel.
4) Honour the emperor: obey those that rule over you. This means the police, the council leader, your governor, your president and also your spiritual leaders, meaning, your pastors, reverends, bishops and other. Do not be rude to them. Follow the law they lay out for you. Do not curse them because if you do, you are only looking for troubles for yourself and God has not instructed you to curse your leaders.
I hope this helps you. It is not difficult; neither does it cost you anything to pay.
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