Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; the
sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre. Psalm
xlv. 6 Thy Kingdom is an everlasting
kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations. Psalm
cxlv. 13 With God all things
are possible. Matt. xix.
26 I blessed the Most High, and
I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting
dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation; and all the
inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according
to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth;
and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou ? Dan.
iv. 34, 35 - see also, Psalm cxlvii. 5 - Matt.
...Have mercy upon the whole Church;...
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem; they shall
prosper that love thee. Psalm
cxxii. 6 Let thy priests
be clothed with righteousness; and let thy saints shout for joy. Psalm
cxxxii. 9 Christ also loved
the church, and gave himself for it, that he might sanctify and cleanse
it, that he might present it to himself a glorious church. Eph.
v. 25, 26, 27 Thou shalt
arise, and have mercy upon Zion; for the time to favour her, yea, the set
time is come. Psalm cii. 13
...and so rule the heart of thy chosen servant Elizabeth, our Queen and governor,...
The sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee. Isa. lx. 10 The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the rivers of water: he turneth it withersoever he will. Prov. xxi. 1 He changeth the times and the seasons, he removeth kings, and setteth up kings. Dan. ii. 21 By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. Prov. viii. 15 There is no power but of God; the powers that be are ordained of God. Rom. xiii. 1 Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. Psalm lxxii. 1 And kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, and their queens thy nursing-mothers. Isa. xlix. 23 Blessed be the Lord God of our fathers, which hath put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to beautify the the house of the Lord, which is in Jerusalem. Ezra vii. 27
...that she, knowing whose minister she is, may above all things seek thy honour and glory...
For this cause pay ye tribute also; for they
are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Rom.
xiii. 6 Seven times shall
pass over thee, till thou know that the Most High ruleth in the kingdom
of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will. Dan.
iv. 25 Lord, remember David,
and all his afflictions; how he sware unto the Lord, and vowed unto the
mighty God of Jacob; surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house,
nor go up into my bed; I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to
mine eyelids, until I find out a place for the Lord, an habitation for
the mighty God of Jacob. Psalm
cxxxii. 1 to 5 The sons
of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto
thee. Isa. lx. 10
Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the Lord
that is faithful. Isa.
xlix. 7 Hezakiah wrought
that which was good and right and truth before the Lord his God; and in
every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the
law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart,
and prospered. 2 Chron.
xxxi. 20, 21 - see also, 2 Sam. vii. 1 - 2 Kings
xviii. 1 to 4 - 2 Kings xxii. xxiii. - 1 Chron. xxviii.
...and that we, and all her subjects, duly considering whose authority she hath, may faithfully serve, honour and humbly obey her, in thee, and for thee, according to thy blessed word and ordinance; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with thee and thy Holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's, and unto God the things which are God's. Matt. xxii. 21 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers; for there is no power but of God; whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God; and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation; for rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil; wilt thou then not be afraid of the power ? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same; for he is the minister of God to thee for good: wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. Rom. xiii. 1 to 5 Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man or the Lord's sake; whether it be to the king, as supreme; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king. 1 Peter ii. 13, 14, 17 It is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people. Acts xxiii. 5 My son, fear thou the Lord and the king; and meddle not with them that are given to change. Prov. xxiv. 21 Curse not the king, no not in thy thought. Eccl. x. 20 Our Lord Jesus Christ, which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen. 1 Tim. vi. 14, 15, 16 Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come. Rev. iv. 8 Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the lamb for ever and ever. Rev. v. 13 - see also, Deut. xvii. 8 to 13.