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Your kingdom come.  Your will be done.  On earth as it is in heaven.  (Matthew 6:10)

 All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  (Matthew 28:18)

 I am with you always, even to the end of the age.  (Matthew 28:20)

 Lord and His Slave

Jesus came as a slave (doúlos) on earth.

Instead He emptied Himself by assuming the form of a slave, taking on the likeness of men.  And when He has come as a man in His external form, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death – even to death on a cross.  (Philippians 2:7-8, HCSB)

Christ is Lord (Master, Slave Owner, kúrios).

You call me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am.  If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.  (John 13:13-14)    

Masters, give your bondservants what is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.  (Colossians 4:1)

See also Matthew 7:21-22; Matthew 8:25; Matthew 12:8; Matthew 17:4; Matthew 21:3; Matthew 28:6; Mark 2:28; Mark 9:5; Mark 16:19-20; Luke 1:76; Luke 6:46; Luke 7:13; Luke 9:33, 54; Luke 10:1; Luke 24:3; John 4:1; John 20:2, 13; Acts 1:21; Acts 4:33; Acts 8:25; Acts 9:5; Acts 16:31; Acts 19:10; Romans 1:7; Romans 4:24; Romans 10:9, 12; Romans 13:14; Romans 16:2, 8, 11, 13, 18, and 22; 1 Corinthians 1:2, 9-10, 31; 1 Corinthians 4:17; 1 Corinthians 5:5; 1 Corinthians 7:39; 1 Corinthians 9:2, 5; 1 Corinthians 11:23; 1 Corinthians 12:3; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 2 Corinthians 1:2; 2 Corinthians 2:12; 2 Corinthians 3:16-17; 2 Corinthians 4:5; Galatians 1:3; Galatians 5:10; Galatians 6:18; Ephesians 2:21; Ephesians 3:10; Ephesians 4:17;  Ephesians 5:10; Ephesians 6:1, 21; Philippians 1:2; Philippians 2:19, 29; Philippians 3:1; Philippians 4:1; Colossians 3:18, 23; Colossians 4:17; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 5:12; 2 Thessalonians 3:1, 5; 1 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 4:8; Philemon 1:16; Hebrews 13:20; James 5:7; 2 Peter 3:10; Revelation 11:8; Revelation 14:3; and Revelation 17:14.

We are the slaves (doúlos) of Christ.

Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness?  But God be thanked that though you were slaves of sin, yet you obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine to which you were delivered.  And having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.  I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh.  For just as you presented your members as slaves of uncleanness, and of lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves of righteousness for holiness.  For when you were slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness.  What fruit did you have then in the things of which you are now ashamed?  For the end of those things is death.  But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life.   (Romans 6:16-22)

You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of men.  (1 Corinthians 7:23)

See also where believers are referred to as slaves: Matthew 20:27; Matthew 24:46; Matthew 25:21, 23; Mark 10:44; Luke 12:37-38, 43; Luke 17:9-10; Luke 19:17; John 13:16; John 15:20; Acts 2:18; Acts 4:29; Acts 16:17; Romans 1:1; 1 Corinthians 7:22; 2 Corinthians 4:5; Galatians 1:10; Galatians 4:1; Philippians 1:1; Colossians 4:12; 2 Timothy 2:24; Titus 1:1; James 1:1; 1 Peter 2:16; 2 Peter 1:1; Revelation 1:1; Revelation 7:3; Revelation 10:7; Revelation 11:8; Revelation 15:3; Revelation 19:2, 5; and Revelation 22:3, 6.

Jesus modeled the life of the slave for us clearly in the Gospel accounts and we are to become slaves of His.  The Scriptures plainly teach that Jesus Christ (on earth and in heaven) is referred to as Master, Lord, and the Slave Owner.  As slaves we are to obey the Great Commission, no questions asked.  Any resistance to the Master is rebellion against God.

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