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Over the Elect - by Michael Phillips
God is Sovereign - Part 5 of 7
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Psalm 37:23
Mar 20, 2016 pm - God is Sovereign. This is the name of our Sunday afternoon study, and well describes what the Bible plainly teaches from cover to cover. When we speak of God's Sovereignty, we mean two things: God reigns over all and rules all. He reigns because all power is rightly His and He rules because He exercises His rightful power. This power-the Bible says-is both universal and eternal. The Lord rules everything at all times. Psalms 103:19, 145:13- The Lord has prepared His throne in Heaven, And His Kingdom rules over all. Your Kingdom is an everlasting Kingdom And His dominion endures throughout all generations. Most Christians have no problem with His rule-as long as it remains vague and unapplied. The moment it is clarified, however, and applied to all aspects of His creation, many begin to object to it, some reverently, others with loud voices and faces twisted with rage. This is not how the Bible looks at His Sovereignty, however. Nor is it the way our Lord Jesus Christ thought about it. Psalm 97:1 sees God's sovereignty as a matter of celebration- The Lord reigns! Let the earth rejoice; Let the multitude of the isles be glad. And, referring to the most sensitive part of God's Rule, ... More >>>

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