The need for order in the society

Christian Religious Studies SS3 Second Term

Week 1

Topic: The need for order in the society

Performance objectives

Pupils should be able to:

  1. Know the importance of submission to legitimate authority
  2. How to serve their community with the fear of God
  3. The meaning of constitution and their rights as human
  4. The meaning of African charter and people’s rights.


A. Submission to those in legitimate authority (1 Peter 2:13–20)

In Romans 13, Apostle Paul writes that “Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities.” Does this mean that Christians should always obey civil government? Understood in its context, the 13th chapter of Romans does not contradict other New Testament passages that allow civil disobedience in certain circumstances. Romans 13 was probably written to.... View More

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