"Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do w
There is a species of compliance which is grudging and minimalist. It springs from a spirit of reluctant necessity and resentful acquiescence. The believer is released from all joyless kowtowing since Christ has made goodness so attractive as to be desired. Christ followers are naturally better citizens because they seize every opportunity for service no matter who provides it.