Government See also Constitution When Jesus Christ returns, He will establish a government of righteousness. The government shall be upon his shoulder, Isa. 9:6 (2 Ne. 19:6). Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, Matt. 22:21 (D&C 63:26). Be subject to the higher powers, Rom. 13:1. Pray for kings and all in authority, 1 Tim. 2:1–2. Be subject to principalities and powers and obey magistrates, Titus 3:1. Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake, 1 Pet. 2:13–14. Jesus Christ shall be the ultimate governor of the earth, Rev. 11:15. Have just men to be your kings, Mosiah 23:8. Do your business by the vote of the people, Mosiah 29:26. Christ will be our ruler when he comes, D&C 41:4. He that keeps God’s laws has no need to break the laws of the land, D&C 58:21. When the wicked rule, the people mourn, D&C 98:9–10. Governments are instituted of God for the benefit of mankind, D&C 134:1–5. Men are bound to sustain and uphold governments, D&C 134:5. We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, A of F 1:12.