How should Pentecostals approach human government generally and, more specifically, law enforcement agencies and personnel? First, we follow Romans 13:1-7, which advocates respect and submission rather than opposition to governmental authorities, acknowledging that “the powers that be are ordained of God.”
The recent police shootings are tragic and troubling, for as Christians, we believe that human life is sacred. Each situation needs to be investigated thoroughly with the goal of ascertaining the truth and ensuring that justice is served.
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