Posts tagged ‘god is sovereign’

Habakkuk Comes to Terms with God’s Sovereignty

There are three chapters to Habakkuk. If you have not read the book in a while, please do so. We see the prophet go from frustrated, to confused, to understanding, to acceptance, to a greater awareness that God is fully sovereign. The prophet was humbled (which is the natural outcome of grasping the truth of God’s sovereignty), because God stooped to reveal to Habakkuk what he needed to know. That knowledge was not simply for Habakkuk alone or God would not have told him to write it down. It was for Habakkuk’s Jewish contemporaries, as well as Jews who came after them, and it is for us today.

Continue Reading September 29, 2017 at 7:14 AM 3 comments

God’s Sovereignty Through the Ages, Part 2

Is this how things actually work, with God Almighty squared off against the powers of evil in the form of Satan? Are they “equal” opponents? Clearly, if we are to believe God’s Word, the answer is a resounding “NO!” God is supreme by an infinite amount! God is and remains always sovereign even when humans fail. God has absolute and final control over all situations that in any way impact His plans and purposes. God is fully sovereign, meaning that His plans and purposes always prevail. This is in spite of Satan and his angels and fallen humanity.

Continue Reading October 21, 2016 at 8:44 AM

Psalm 2: Puny Man Waging War Against God, Part 1

During King David’s day (and he is the assumed author of Psalm 2 based on the testimony of Acts 4:25), the Holy Spirit prompted David to see a larger picture and gave him an eyeful about how desperate humanity is to throw off the “bands” and “cords” (Psalm 2:3) of God’s rule. This has been Satan’s goal since he first fell and after he managed to succeed in getting Eve and Adam to fall, he put his plan to use humanity to help him break free of God’s rule. That’s what it’s all about. Satan wants to be God (Isaiah 14:14) and he’ll use humanity in his attempt to make that happen. Will he succeed? Psalm 2 tells us he won’t.

Continue Reading October 2, 2016 at 6:28 PM 4 comments

God is Sovereign

God is sovereign. He knows all and He controls all. For the Christian, there is nothing more comforting. It reminds us who we are, and what our salvation means. It should also remind us that the time is short and there are many who still need to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ, in order that they might be brought into the Kingdom as well.

Continue Reading August 1, 2010 at 8:52 PM


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