God’s sovereignty provides a secure resting place in the midst of life’s chaos.
Sovereign means to be supreme in power and above all others. God is sovereign which means that God is in control of the universe and determines the outcome of all things according to His own wise purposes. Noah Webster describes sovereign in this way, ” God is the sovereign good of all who love and obey Him.” Here we see that out of my love for God, I obey. In John 2, Jesus reveals that He has the right and the authority to give commands and make demands on my life.
Jesus is omnipotent. He demonstrated this while following His Father’s timing. Mary understood. She was confident of Jesus’ absolute authority and power when she told the servants, “Do whatever He tells you.” Jesus instructed the servants and turned water into wine… Jesus established His authority by linking Himself to the temple and predicting His resurrection… Jesus is God, and He demonstrated His sovereignty over time, people, nature, worship, hearts, life and death….
If you believe God is sovereign, you will view every life event as subject to God’s good, pleasing and perfect will, and you will confidently persevere and rejoice in your circumstances.
What challenges are you facing that you need to look to God for answers? If you do not believe God is sovereign, anger, fear, chance and failed attempts to control will govern your life and circumstances. What are you not entrusting to God? What is keeping you from entrusting your greatest fear over to God?
Where do you need to embrace God’s sovereignty so that He strips your fears away while enabling you to find a deep trust in a good and wise God?
Will you like Mary, be willing to ask Jesus anything, yielding everything to Him?