The Sovereignty of God

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The Sovereignty of God : 

The Sovereignty of God By: Marvin I. Adel Metro Batangas Christian Church

Introduction : 

Introduction The God of most of us worship is too small The God of most Christians seems weak and limited Why????

Sovereignty : 

Sovereignty In Webster’s defines: Possessing supreme dominion Supreme in Power Ruler Superior to all others Chief

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God Easton’s Bible Dictionary says Absolute right to do all things according to His own good pleasure – Daniel 4:25, 35; Rom 9:15-23) New Unger’s Bible Dictionary says He is under no external restraint whatsoever He is the Supreme Dispenser of all events

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God May be defined as the exercise of His supremacy Concerns His absolute rule and Control over all His creation ILLUSTRATION:

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God But He stands alone, and who can oppose him? He does whatever he pleases... Job 23:13 I know that you can do all things; no plan of yours can be thwarted…. Job 42:2

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God Not even Evil and unrighteousness can escape the all-controlling hand of God For our Lord God almighty reigns…. Rev 19:6 God rules! Even when it looks like He’s not ruling, He’s ruling.

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God Our God is Sovereignty That means there is no such thing as luck or swerte ILLUSTRATION: KING AND MINISTER THERE IS NO ACCIDENT WITH GOD

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God He is sovereign and has already determined everything that will happen according to what pleases Him.

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God I. God Glory and will a. God is omnipotent – there is nothing He can’t do. b. God is omniscient – there is nothing He does not know. c. God is omnipresent – there is no place He does not exist.

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God II. God’s Sovereignty & Our Sin Why did He allow the existence of evil, especially in light of the fact that God -hated sin (Rom 1:18) - is completely Holy (Isa 6:3) -Cannot sin (Psalm 5:4)

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God III. God’s Sovereignty & Our Perspective He provides us with proper perspective in which to view all of life Philippians 4:13- I can do all things through Him who strengthens me

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God IV. God’s Sovereignty & Worship -the Sovereignty of God should lead us to enthusiastic (alive, alert and awake) Worship

Sovereignty of God : 

Sovereignty of God In Closing God absolute rule and control everything God is able to do all that pleases Him. God does everything for His greatest glory

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