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Subject: Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Romans 13:1


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Biblically Challenged
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Date Posted: 20:17:42 01/02/03 Thu
In reply to: A Message from the Episcopal Church Council of North America 's message, "What is God? We’ll tell you in nonce, old boy. Tallyho and to the scriptures we go:" on 19:08:34 01/02/03 Thu

I can merely echo the spirit of your post.

Far from being a call to 12 Step group, the scripture calls us to mindless obedience to our betters -- or if we have no betters (for such may be our burden), to exercise a suitable mastery over God's creation.

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What strikes me as interesting about that scripture isn't the obedience to higher powers part, but the "there is no power but of God" part.Sacred Poontang21:09:25 01/02/03 Thu
A hit, sir! A palpable hit, with the sword of the Lord!A Message from the Episcopal Church Council of North America21:14:24 01/02/03 Thu


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