The Lordship of Christ

March 11, 2015 Save Article

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Romans 14:7-12
(Program 1946, Airing on 10.12.08 & 10.19.08)

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1. The word Lord means one who has absolute power, absolute authority; the one who is the owner and master
    2. Commitment vs. surrender
      1. When you make a commitment, you’re in control
      2. When you surrender, you’re no longer in control
    3. We must surrender to the Lordship of Jesus Christ
    4. Acts 2:36
  2. THE REDEEMING CLAIM OF HIS LORDSHIP (Romans 14:9)
    1. He died for us; He purchased us with His blood (1 Corinthians 6:19)
    2. We are sealed with the Holy Spirit
      1. Ephesians 1:13-14
      2. Esther 8:8
    3. We are saved by believing that Jesus is Lord and yielding to His Lordship (Romans 10:9-10)
  3. THE RESURRECTION CONQUEST OF HIS LORDSHIP (Romans 14:9)
    1. We are to submit to Him entirely
    2. He has absolute ownership of all we possess
    3. He deserves our unquestioned obedience (Luke 6:46)
  4. THE REGAL CONFESSION OF HIS LORDSHIP (Romans 14:11)
    1. Philippians 2:9-11
    2. Confessing Christ as Lord
      1. Conquers Satan (Revelation 12:11)
      2. Comforts and confirms saints
        1. Helps our faith to grow
        2. Helps our love for Jesus to grow
        3. Helps our sanctified lives to grow
      3. Convicts sinners
      4. Controls service
        1. Helps in our decision making

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