Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than men!”
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.
I tell you the truth, a time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
I urge, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.