13For the Lord’s sake accept the authority of every human institution, whether of the emperor as supreme, 14or of governors, as sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right. 15For it is God’s will that by doing right you should silence the ignorance of the foolish. 16As servants of God, live as free people, yet do not use your freedom as a pretext for evil. 17Honor everyone. Love the family of believers. Fear God. Honor the emperor. (1 Peter 2:13-17, NRSV)
Governments are put in place to help us and to govern us. Laws are there for good civil order and to help us live together as a society.
But in this there is freedom. Freedom to be who God created us to be.
So live under the civil authority and live under God.