Stewardship vs. Dominion

Stewardship is an ethical position of responsible service, of giving care and protection, of leaving things in better condition than when we took on the role of steward. Everything belongs to God, all forms of life are His children or parts of His creation, and humans, being possessed of greater prowess and intelligence, have a God-given responsibility to all Creation. Dominion refers to the power to control, to rule, to dominate, to govern. It implies sovereign authority. When the term “dominion” is used, it is a mindless excuse to mistreat, and even kill and eat our brothers and sisters under God and create other havoc upon nature. I am certain that the Lord asked us to be stewards, not claim dominion. There are so many misunderstandings…..