Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:39 AM

All is of God

Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:39 AM
Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:39 AM

An interesting feature of the Bible chapters (and other biblical texts) is the way natural law (science and nature), moral law (what God requires of man) and human law (how man rules the earth) are all presented as different aspects of a unified divine rule.

Most people today would see no connection between these three kinds of law since they operate in entirely different realms—nature, conscience and society respectively. But while recognizing these distinctions, the Bible views law of all kinds as divinely imposed.

As Nebuchadnezzar declares: ‘[God’s] dominion is an everlasting dominion, and His kingdom is from generation to generation. All the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; He does according to His will in the army of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth …’ God’s dominion over the cosmos (‘the army of heaven’) is one with his dominion over humanity, both corporately and individually.[1]



[1] Andrews, E. (2009). Who Made God?: Searching for a Theory of Everything (130–131). Darlington, England: EP Books.

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