Proverbs 29:4,14, MSG: A leader of good judgment gives stability; an exploiting leader leaves a trail of waste. Leadership gains authority and respect when the voiceless poor are treated fairly.
Proverbs 29:26, MSG: Everyone tries to get help from the leader, but only God will give us justice.
Psalm 70:5, NLT: But as for me, I am poor and needy; please hurry to my aid, O God. You are my helper and my savior; O Lord, do not delay.
Proverbs 29:25 MSG: The fear of human opinion disables; trusting in God protects you from that.
Hebrews 13:6-7, NLT: So we can say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?” Think of all the good that has come from their lives, and follow the example of their faith.