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Hebrews 13:17: Spiritual Authority’s Most Abused Verse

Grab your shovel. We’re about to excavate a much-misunderstood Bible verse. There is one biblical text above all others which authoritarian leaders cite to compel obedience among their followers: Hebrews 13:17. Poor Hebrews 13:17. My former pastor often used this verse. He cited it to support his concept of spiritual authority as a relationship between an authority figure who has positional […]