God's Rule over the Nations: Daily Benefits in Trusting God
One of the most powerful truth to strengthen and guide you through life is found in Jeremiah 1:12.
The Creator and Redeemer, the Lord God Almighty who is the Sovereign Ruler of the Universe tells us that there is something He is very focused upon.
The Book you hold in your hands this morning, the Bible God's Word is like none other-because God says, "I am watching over my Word-to perform it!"
Perhaps the greatest way that you and I can affirm the reality of God today is through this facet of His Sovereignty. God's rule over the nations is the context of this claim-and the clearest way to see God's Rule over the nations is through Biblical Prophecy.
This book is unique in that God has mapped out specific events in the future. Only the Living and True God of Heaven and Earth has ever dared to say, "Let me tell you the future". In fact, He said that was the way you could know that He was real, and that you and I could place our faith and trust in Him.
God declares the future in His Word because He "watches over His Word to perform it!"
? Jeremiah 1:12 Then the Lord said to me, "You have seen well, for I am ready to perform My word." NKJV
? Jeremiah 1:12 The LORD said to me, "You have seen correctly, for I am watching to see that my word is fulfilled." NIV
? Jeremiah 1:12 Then the Lord said to me, "You have seen well, for I am watching over My word to perform it." NASB
No where is God's Rule over the nations seen more clearly than in prophetic Scriptures!
In the 15 years since Jerry Bridges wrote the words of chapter 5 of his book Trusting God (1991)-God's Rule over the Nations is only getting clearer and clearer.
What is the simplest and yet most profound evidence the Bible offers concerning God's Rule over the Nations?
It is prophecy fulfilled--the irrefutable verification reserved to the Scriptures alone.
Prophecy is the missing element in all other ...
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