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In this life, we are aware of various kinds of authority given unto society. We have parental authority, civil authority, political authority, law enforcement authority, and employer authority. Yet, the most significant authority is the authority that comes from our Creator, God Alone. It is this authority that fallen people reject and are ignorant. Jesus’ teachings are for the good of all the world and all its people. We live challenging lives, and we at times wonder who is in charge of the people on the earth. Christ alone is the final authority, and His authority is for blessing the world. Today we see the consequences of living outside His authority, and in today’s teaching, we see the results of rejecting and rebelling against His authority. May we bow our knees and hearts to His Will and plan for us, His creation. It is obedience in Christ that is the path of peace and blessing.