“[GOD HATH SPOKEN ONCE; TWICE HAVE I HEARD THIS; THAT POWER BELONGETH UNTO GOD]” (Psalm 62:11).
“[LET EVERY SOUL BE SUBJECT UNTO THE HIGHER POWERS]. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God” (Romans 13:1).
“[WHOSOEVER THEREFORE RESISTETH THE POWER], resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist [SHALL RECEIVE TO THEMSELVES DAMNATION]” (Romans 13:2).
Human beings would be wise to keep into rememeberance how the devil, aka Satan, the price of this world tried to exalt himself to be as God and he was thrown out of heaven (Isaiah 14:12-15). Furthermore, his angels who left their first estate as angels and their habitation, and came to this earth and took as many women as they pleased in the bginning of time (Genesis 6:1-2, 4).
God pleaded with them but they rebelled against God.
“GOD standeth in the congregation of the mighty; [HE JUDGETH AMONG] the gods.How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.
‘I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High. But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes’” (Psalm 82:1, 6-7).
Lucifer, the once anointed cherub and his angels lost the war in heaven to Michael and his angels.
“And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him” (Revelation 12:7-9). “And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth” (Revelation 12: 4).
“Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations” (Psalm 82:8).
“And the nations were angry, and thy [WRATH IS COME], and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; [AND SHOULDEST DESTROY THEM WHICH DESTROY THE EARTH]” (Revelation 11:18).
Our Lord JESUS says: “[FOR AS A SNARE SHALL IT COME ON ALL THEM THAT DWELL ON THE FACE OF THE WHOLE EARTH].
[WATCH YE THEREFORE, AND PRAY ALWAYS], that ye may be accounted [WORTHY TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS] that shall come to pass, [AND TO STAND BEFORE] the Son of man” (Luke 21:35-36).
“THEN COMETH THE END, when he shall have [DELIVERED UP THE KINGDOM TO GOD, EVEN THE FATHER]; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power” (1 Corinthians 15:24).