17 Bible Verses about autonomy
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Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever”—
Then there will be a fourth kingdom as strong as iron; inasmuch as iron crushes and shatters all things, so, like iron that breaks in pieces, it will crush and break all these in pieces.
He who trusts in his own heart is a fool,
But he who walks wisely will be delivered.
The One forming light and creating darkness,
Causing well-being and creating calamity;
I am the Lord who does all these.
So He drove the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.
And concerning you, my brethren, I myself also am convinced that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able also to admonish one another.
The Lord appeared to him from afar, saying,
“I have loved you with an everlasting love;
Therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness.
who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,
therefore the Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to cultivate the ground from which he was taken.
A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;
Therefore Jesus, lifting up His eyes and seeing that a large crowd was coming to Him, *said to Philip, “Where are we to buy bread, so that these may eat?”
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.
So Pilate said to them, “Take Him yourselves, and judge Him according to your law.” The Jews said to him, “We are not permitted to put anyone to death,”
“See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;
Behold, the Lord’s hand is not so short
That it cannot save;
Nor is His ear so dull
That it cannot hear.
“He wanders about for food, saying, ‘Where is it?’
He knows that a day of darkness is at hand.