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Jesus Is Lord (6 of 15)
Series: Studies In Philippians
Dr. Stan Coffey
I hope today that before this service is over that you will understand not only what it means to have Jesus as your Savior but also what it means that Jesus is Lord of your life. The subject today is "Jesus Is Lord."
Philippians 2:9-11 "Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."
Notice what the verse says, Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father. I don't think there is any other subject, which is more difficult really to do justice to than the subject, Jesus is Lord. The Bible says that He IS Lord. The word "is" is a present tense of a Greek word to "be." It means you can't change it. Jesus IS Lord. You don't make Jesus Lord, He IS Lord. He is not Lord by man's decision; He is Lord by divine appointment. He is Lord anyhow. Jesus Christ is Lord whether you yield to that Lordship or not, Jesus is Lord by divine decree. The Bible shows us how the Holy Spirit has ransacked creation to point out the fact that Jesus is Lord. He went to the kingdom of astronomy and told us that Jesus is the Bright and Morning Star. He went to the kingdom of botany and told us that Jesus was the Rose of Sharon and the Lilly of the Valley. He went to the kingdom of biology and he told us that Jesus is the Tree of Life. He went to the mineral kingdom and he told us that Jesus was the Rock of Ages and the Pearl of Great Price. Jesus is Lord.
The Bible says He is the Alpha, the Bread, the Christ, the Deliverer, the Eternal God, the Friend of Friends, the God of Grace, the God of Glory, the Helper, the Healer, the Incarnate One, the Infinite One, the Just, the Justified, the King of Kings, the Lord of Lords, the Mes ...
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