Romans 13:1-7
(verse 1) God is the source not only of authority in general, but of every particular authority as well.
(verse 2) Therefore we disobey God in resisting authorities.
(3-4) Government authority is intended to limit evil (& succeeds); it serves God by rewarding righteous & punishing wicked.
(5) Therefore we submit both to obey God & avoid govt punishment.
(6-7) We must pay taxes, even tribute money to govt, respect its officers, submit to them.