Responsibility, For God's World

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Romans 13:3-4

For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have its approval. For government is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, because it does not carry the sword for no reason. For government is God’s servant, an avenger that brings wrath on the one who does wrong.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel,
it is not for kings to drink wine
or for rulers to desire beer. Otherwise, they will drink,
forget what is decreed,
and pervert justice for all the oppressed.

Deuteronomy 27:19

‘The one who denies justice to a foreigner, a fatherless child, or a widow is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

John 21:15-17

When they had eaten breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?”“Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.” “Feed My lambs,” He told him. A second time He asked him, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?”“Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.” “Shepherd My sheep,” He told him. He asked him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?”Peter was grieved that He asked him the third time, “Do you love Me?” He said, “Lord, You know everything! You know that I love You.” “Feed My sheep,” Jesus said.

Ezekiel 33:6

However, if the watchman sees the sword coming but doesn’t blow the trumpet, so that the people aren’t warned, and the sword comes and takes away their lives, then they have been taken away because of their iniquity, but I will hold the watchman accountable for their blood.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.

Matthew 5:13

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty? It’s no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled on by men.

Matthew 28:19-20

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Matthew 22:37-39

He said to him, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and most important command. The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.

Mark 12:29-31

“This is the most important,” Jesus answered:Listen, Israel! The Lordour God, the Lordis One. Lovethe Lord your Godwith all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind,and with all your strength. “The second is: Love your neighboras yourself.There is no other command greater than these.”

1 Samuel 20:17

Jonathan once again swore to David in his love for him, because he loved him as he loved himself.

Matthew 5:43-45

“You have heard that it was said, Love your neighborand hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. For He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Luke 10:28-37

“You’ve answered correctly,” He told him. “Do this and you will live.” But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Jesus took up the question and said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him, beat him up, and fled, leaving him half dead.read more.
A priest happened to be going down that road. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way, a Levite, when he arrived at the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a Samaritan on his journey came up to him, and when he saw the man, he had compassion. He went over to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on olive oil and wine. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him. The next day he took out two denarii, gave them to the innkeeper, and said, ‘Take care of him. When I come back I’ll reimburse you for whatever extra you spend.’ “Which of these three do you think proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers?” “The one who showed mercy to him,” he said.Then Jesus told him, “Go and do the same.”

Genesis 9:2

The fear and terror of you will be in every living creature on the earth, every bird of the sky, every creature that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the sea. They are placed under your authority.

Exodus 23:5

“If you see the donkey of someone who hates you lying helpless under its load, and you want to refrain from helping it, you must help with it.

Deuteronomy 22:4

If you see your brother’s donkey or ox fallen down on the road, you must not ignore it; you must help him lift it up.

Psalm 8:6-8

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.

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