*The Lord of All Things
I. RECOGNIZING GOD'S OWNERSHIP.
God created the world and the universe and He has retained ownership of it. Acknowledging that He owns everything is a basic key to developing a healthy spiritual life.
To increase; to overflow; to multiply; to abound; to be rampant.
The word "overflow" (perisseusai) means to excel and overflow.
A. THE GOD'S DIVINE PRINCIPLE (Show Video Now)
1. God made every thing.
GOD OWNS EVERYTHING!
The earth is the Lord's, and all its fullness, The world and those who dwell therein . (NKJ)
For every beast of the forest is Mine , And the cattle on a thousand hills. (NKJ)
I know all the birds of the mountains, And the wild beasts of the field are Mine . (NKJ)
`The silver is Mine , and the gold is Mine ,' says the Lord of hosts. (NKJ)
2. God made every person on the earth
"Behold, all souls are Mine ; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine ; the soul who sins shall die. (NKJ)
Jeremiah 27:5 (NKJV)
5 'I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed proper to Me.
For if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord's . (NKJ)
For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's. (NKJ)
For "The earth is the Lord's, and all its fullness." (NKJ)
"Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee"
B. THE GOD'S DELIVERANCE PRINCIPLE
1. God paid the price with the death of His own Son Jesus Christ.
"For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's."
2. God has literally purchased and deliver every believer out of bondage to the world of darkness
1 John 3:16 (NKJV)
16 By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
C. THE GOD'S DECLARATION PRINCIPLE
1. God's personal relationship with us, keeps us from worrying that He might not take care of us.
"Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture."
"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want."
2. God's personal relationship with encourages us to acknowledge His Lordship over our lives.Philippians 4:19 (NKJV)
19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
3.God's personal relationship plan through His Son Jesus allows us to come clean before HIM.
John 3:16-18 (MSG)
16 "This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life.
17 God didn't go to all the trouble of sending his Son merely to point an accusing finger, telling the world how bad it was. He came to help, to put the world right again.