“Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.” 1Tim. 2:1-2
“I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.
I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse;
and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” Gen. 12:2-3
“This is what the Lord says:
‘I will return to Zion and dwell in Jerusalem.
Then Jerusalem will be called the Faithful City,
and the mountain of the Lord Almighty will
be called the Holy Mountain.’" Zech. 8:3