Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 24

Śrīmad Bhāgavatam
Canto 1 Chapter 7 Text 21


sa eva jīva-lokasya
vidhatse svena vīryeṇa
śreyo dharmādi-lakṣaṇam

And yet, though You are beyond the purview of the material energy, You execute the four principles of liberation characterized by religion and so on for the ultimate good of the conditioned souls.