A couple in Glendora, California are receiving mixed messages from their governments. The city has threatened to fine them $500 if they don’t begin watering their lawn where as the state is threatening to fine residents $500 for wasting water on outdoor use. They don’t know what to do. Fined if you do, fined if you don’t, can make decision making difficult.
When Peter and John received mixed commands, one of the commands came from God and the command from local authorities went unheeded. --Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
Acts 4:18-19 (NASB) And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. (19) But Peter and John answered and said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;