100 Bible Verses about Laws Of Man

Acts 5:29 ESV / 73 helpful votes

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

Romans 13:1-14 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer. Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God's wrath but also for the sake of conscience. ...

Titus 3:1 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,

1 John 3:4 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

Romans 2:1-29 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself—that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance? But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed. ...

Romans 13:1-7 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer. Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God's wrath but also for the sake of conscience. ...

1 Peter 2:13-17 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the ignorance of foolish people. Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

Romans 13:1 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

John 1:17 ESV / 32 helpful votes

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Galatians 5:19-21 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Matthew 5:17-18 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

Romans 3:20 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.

Matthew 18:18 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 29 helpful votes

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

1 Peter 2:13 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme,

John 20:23 ESV / 27 helpful votes

If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you withhold forgiveness from any, it is withheld.”

Galatians 5:14 ESV / 25 helpful votes

For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Hebrews 13:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

1 John 2:4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him,

James 1:25 ESV / 23 helpful votes

But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 23 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Exodus 20:1-26 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, ...

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

1 Peter 2:13-14 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good.

Acts 17:26 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place,

John 15:12 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Leviticus 18:22 ESV / 21 helpful votes

You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.

Romans 10:4 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.

Amos 5:24 ESV / 20 helpful votes

But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

1 John 5:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Romans 13:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.

Romans 7:12 ESV / 19 helpful votes

So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Romans 2:13 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Romans 13:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer.

Romans 13:1-5 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer. Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God's wrath but also for the sake of conscience.

Luke 20:25 ESV / 18 helpful votes

He said to them, “Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.”

Leviticus 20:13 ESV / 18 helpful votes

If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

1 Peter 2:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good.

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

Acts 13:39 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And by him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses.

Matthew 22:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

They said, “Caesar's.” Then he said to them, “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.”

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Romans 7:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

What then shall we say? That the law is sin? By no means! Yet if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. For I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.”

Romans 3:31 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Do we then overthrow the law by this faith? By no means! On the contrary, we uphold the law.

Acts 5:27-29 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest questioned them, saying, “We strictly charged you not to teach in this name, yet here you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and you intend to bring this man's blood upon us.” But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

John 14:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

Colossians 2:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

By canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross.

1 Corinthians 10:23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.

Romans 13:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God's wrath but also for the sake of conscience.

Romans 4:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For the law brings wrath, but where there is no law there is no transgression.

1 John 4:21 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.

1 John 3:21-22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God; and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

1 Peter 2:18 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust.

1 Peter 1:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance,

Romans 13:8-10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Romans 13:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For because of this you also pay taxes, for the authorities are ministers of God, attending to this very thing.

Acts 5:1-42 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and with his wife's knowledge he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it and laid it at the apostles' feet. But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part of the proceeds of the land? While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God.” When Ananias heard these words, he fell down and breathed his last. And great fear came upon all who heard of it. ...

Mark 16:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.

Philippians 2:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,

Galatians 5:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by the law; you have fallen away from grace.

Galatians 3:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Now it is evident that no one is justified before God by the law, for “The righteous shall live by faith.”

Romans 3:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law.

John 10:35 ESV / 13 helpful votes

If he called them gods to whom the word of God came—and Scripture cannot be broken—

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

James 1:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

Titus 3:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The saying is trustworthy, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have believed in God may be careful to devote themselves to good works. These things are excellent and profitable for people.

1 Timothy 3:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

If I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.

1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

Ephesians 2:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

By abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace,

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith.

2 Corinthians 6:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

1 Corinthians 6:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything.

Romans 13:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.

Romans 6:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

What then? Are we to sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means!

Romans 6:14-15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace. What then? Are we to sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means!

Romans 5:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

Acts 7:53 ESV / 12 helpful votes

You who received the law as delivered by angels and did not keep it.”

Acts 5:32 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And we are witnesses to these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him.”

Acts 2:38 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

John 16:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

Hebrews 10:26 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Colossians 2:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.

John 8:32 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Luke 16:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.”

Luke 4:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read.

Matthew 22:39 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Matthew 5:27-28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Romans 12:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

Matthew 5:21-22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Leviticus 19:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

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