Stand Up for Jesus (March 8th, 2019)

"For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our king; He will save us." (Isaiah 33:22)



The Bible says that Jesus has been placed...


(Ephesians 1:21 WNT)

"high above all other government and authority and power and dominion, and every title of sovereignty used either in this Age or in the Age to come."

For this reason, it doesn't make any difference what the title is, Jesus is above them all. He's above every title of sovereignty and government. So what does that mean for the Church?


Remember, He's the head, and the Church is His body-- He and the Church are one-- we go by the same name. So, in union with Him, the Church is above, and has a say in any and every government in this world. Therefore, those who think the Church is helpless, beggarly, and weak, must think again. Read our opening Scripture again:


"For the Lord is our judge (that's the Judiciary), the Lord is our lawgiver (that's the legislature), the Lord is our king (that's the executive)..."


Jesus and the Church have a say in every arm of government. He's the Judge, Lawgiver, and King! Have these in your mind and stand up for Jesus and the Church everywhere, no matter what opposition you face. If you stand up for Him, He'll stand up for you.


(Matthew 28:18)

"...All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth."

Then in the next verse, He said, on the basis and authority of that power:


(Matthew 28:19)

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations..."

Your country isn't left out, you have authority in His Name. Read also what He said in the verse after:


(Matthew 28:20)

"...lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Amen."

Refuse to be intimidated by any law, regulation, or policies that are against the Gospel; keep serving the Lord faithfully. But control and influence the government and leaders in your prayers and the exercise of spiritual authority in the Name of Jesus Christ.


Confession:

The Lord is my salvation. I will trust and not be afraid, for He is my strength, my song, and my refuge. The Gospel is prospering in and through me, penetrating the hearts of men, in Jesus' Name. Amen.


Further Study: Philippians 2:9-11; Jeremiah 1:10-12; 1 Corinthians 15:58

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