Genesis 1:28 ESV

And God blessed them. And God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.

Is Genesis 1:28 a blessing or command?
Do I have to be fruitful and multiply?
Is There a Dominion Mandate?
The dominion mandate is not named nor defined in Scripture, and so offering a deeper definition, which everyone can agree on, is not possible. However, it is possible to locate where the idea is found
What is the dominion mandate? |
The dominion mandate is the command of God to Adam, and thus to all mankind, to take dominion over all the earth.
Stewards of God's Gifts by Ken Jones - Ligonier Ministries
A steward is one who manages or administers the estate, affairs, or goods of another. Inherent in this definition is the fact that a steward is not the owner of what he ... %}
Is Stewardship the Same as Going Green?
What should be the Christian response to the environmental concerns of the Green Movement? What is our responsibility to the earth and to its inhabitants?
What is the creation mandate / cultural mandate?
What is the creation mandate? What is the cultural mandate? Are the creation / cultural mandates biblical concepts?
Caring for Gods CreaturesGreat and Small
Karen Swallow Prior writes for Reject Apathy about an often overlooked aspect of creation care: caring for animals.
Creation and Conservation
People today are becoming more and more concerned with the environment and what humans are doing to it. For many, including many Christians, this issue has become very emotional.
What Is God's Purpose for Man?
Our main purpose for being on earth is to be stewards of God's creation, to grow in God, and to function as God's sons and daughters.
Going Green - Genesis 1:28 - God's Green Earth
Should people of faith be "going green?" According to Genesis 1:28 "God blessed them. Prosper! Reproduce! Fill Earth! Take Charge! Be responsible for...
Dominion Over The Earth--NOT SPACE--Crowned With Glory And Honor
Have you ever felt powerless or worthless or without purpose? Discover that you were made a little less than the Godhead and given dominion in the earth...yo...
What does the cultural mandate require of humanity?
What does the cultural mandate require of humanity? Dr. Brian T. Fikkert In Genesis 1:28 we find what many people call the cultural mandate. God gave to Adam...
E. Calvin Beisner: Godly Dominion vs. Environmentalism
Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, founder & National Spokesman for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, spoke at the 20115 EMNR Conference at Calvary ...
E. Calvin Beisner, Ph.D. Godly Dominion vs. Environmentalism
Lecture from the Denver, CO Myth Taken conference May 2015 AD. Ernest Calvin Beisner (born 6 December 1955 AD) is an American Christian theologian, writer ...

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