Man was created to exercise “dominion” over the earth. This mandate is sometimes called “The Cultural Mandate,” both to signify its comprehensive scope (#68), and to distinguish a Godly stewardship from an unGodly and selfish domination of the creation.
 Genesis 1:26-28; 9:1-3,7,10; Psalm 8:5-8
 Deuteronomy 20:19; 25:4; Proverbs 12:10
The Dominion Mandate
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