Who’s in charge? Seeing how some of this world’s leaders lead, the question “who’s in charge” does not evoke strong feelings of confidence or optimism. But when God opens our eyes to see who is really in charge, that all changes! Christ is our King!
Scriptures: Daniel 7:13,14; Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37; Psalm 45
Sermon Text: Colossians 1:13-20
My Next Steps
Question to Ponder: What makes it particularly hard for you to relinquish control of your life to Christ the King? Is it the “hard-wiring” of your personality? Is it some person or people involved in your life? Is it the poverty of your prayer life? Is it something else?
Treasure to Share: “For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of Action to Take: Luke 10:38-42 records the story of Jesus interacting with Mary and Martha. Regardless or whether you’re a man or woman, young or old, which one of those two are you more likely to imitate when stressed out…Mary or Martha? What changes would you hope to see in your life if you learned to respond more like Mary and less like Martha?
Make a plan to engage more regularly with the “one thing needful”…not waiting until life slows down, but especially as life speeds up!
“I have so much to do today that I’m going to need to spend three hours in prayer in order to be able to get it all done.” – Martin Luther