It takes strength to trust authority.
One may think that rebels are the strong ones, but when we look to Jesus, we see someone who had utmost power within His grasp, but in divine wisdom submitted to human authority.
The Bible reminds us that not one bit of earthly authority is outside of God's control. Thus, when you trust authority, you trust God.
Does that mean human authority always gets it right? Nope. And that's okay to admit, voice, and at times challenge. But we're ultimately making a statement about the way we view God with the way we deal with authority.