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Do I Have to Obey My Parents If They Aren’t Christians?

Whether or not your parents are believers has nothing to do with whether you should obey them. (Great try, though!) They deserve obedience because God placed them over you.

Romans 13:1 says, “Let every person be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.” Obedience to your parents is an expression of your obedience to God.

Taken from The Teenage Q&A Book, pg. 7