Romans 9:21; Romans 13:1-3
Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?
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.
Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: