“God will bring this about in his own time. He is the blessed and only Sovereign, the
King of kings, and the Lord of lords, who alone is immortal and who lives in
unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see, to him be honor and
eternal power. Amen.” – 1 Timothy 6:15-16
From the beginning of the Bible until the end, there is a theme shouting that God alone is sovereign. There
is nothing in the universe that God does not control. Sovereign is defined as power without limit and
refers to a supreme lord or ruler who possesses highest authority.
In a language that humans can comprehend, the word tells us that God counts the stars, calls them by
name and with great precision determines their course.
God controls the affairs of men and nations determining the course of human history. In Daniel 4:34-35,
an earthly king declares this about the Most High God, “His rule is everlasting, and his kingdom is eternal. All the people of the earth are nothing compared to him. He does as he pleases.” The Lord can shatter the plans of nations and men, but his intentions will never be shattered.
Believers in Christ are part of God’s plan. Long ago before we were created, God chose to love us!
According to his eternal, loving plan, he carries out and sustains our salvation. “And this is his plan: At
the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ-everything in heaven and on
earth” (Ephesians 1:10).
God has a good plan. He controls and works out purposes in the lives of those who believe in Jesus Christ
and he will see it through!
Most High God, we give you praise! As the nations rage and the world seems to be falling apart, we will
choose to trust, worship, and obey you! You offered salvation to the world and your plans cannot be
thwarted! Move in your people to pray and proclaim the gospel to all creation! Amen.