Isaiah 45: 1. 4-6
The all-powerful Lord uses the pagan king Cyrus as an instrument to bring about his purposes.

1 Thessalonians 1: 1-5

Paul greets the Church in Thessalonika and recalls how they recognised the power of the Gospel.

Matthew 22: 15-21

Jesus tells us that we recognise God’s rule over our lives by giving back to God all that belongs to God.