Authority Of People
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Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account, so that they can do this with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.
Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God.
for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.”
God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, and every creature that crawls on the earth.”
You made him lord over the works of Your hands;
You put everything under his feet: all the sheep and oxen,
as well as the animals in the wild, the birds of the sky,
and the fish of the sea
that pass through the currents of the seas.
You made him lower than the angels
for a short time;
You crowned him with glory and honor and subjected everything under his feet.For in subjecting everything to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him. As it is, we do not yet see everything subjected to him.
He said to the woman:I will intensify your labor pains;
you will bear children in anguish.
Your desire will be for your husband,
yet he will rule over you.
But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.
If you keep silent at this time, liberation and deliverance will come to the Jewish people from another place, but you and your father’s house will be destroyed. Who knows, perhaps you have come to your royal position for such a time as this.”