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  • 1. orthodoxy |rdks| authorized or generally accepted theory, doctrine, or practiceTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 2. The Sovereignty of GodTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 3. sovereignty supreme power or authorityTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 4. He is called Adonay. 2 Samuel 7:22, "How great you are, O Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears."Tuesday 22 November 2011
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  • 6. Most Christians have a small view of God.Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • 7. Most Christians have a small view of God.Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • 8. Most Christians have a small view of God. Evans believes one reason for this is that Christians do not understand the sovereignty of God. He continues suggesting that in our lives God is anywhere but on the throne and this results in our spiritual weakness and lack of power.Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • 9. Gods sovereignty concerns his absolute rule and control over all of creation. God rules absolutely over the affairs of men. He sits on the throne of the universes as Lord. Everything that happens comes about because he either directly causes it or consciously allows it. Nothing enters into history or could ever exist outside of history that does not come under the complete control of God EvansTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 10. Gods sovereignty concerns his absolutesovereignty involves thinking Gods rule and control over all of creation. God rules absolutely over the What does it mean? affairs of men. He sits on the throne of the universes as Lord. Everything that of What are the consequences happens comes about because he this? either believing directly causes it or consciously allows What about war, famine, poverty? it. Nothing enters into history or could ever exist outside of historyand does What about sickness that death? not come under the complete control of God What about the devil? EvansTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 11. Gods sovereignty concerns his absolute rule and control over all of creation. God rules absolutely over the affairs of men. He sits on the throne of the universes as Lord. Everything that happens comes about because he either directly causes it or consciously allows it. Nothing enters into history or could ever exist outside of history that does not come under the complete control of God EvansTuesday 22 November 2011
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  • 13. Gods sovereignty has immense practical importanceTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 14. Gods sovereignty has immense practical importance ...it makes Him our proper object of worship. He is the almighty, omnipotent God, the creator and sustainer of all that exists. There is none higher, none more worthy of worship and honor.Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • 15. Gods sovereignty has immense practical importance ...it makes Him our proper object of worship. He is the almighty, omnipotent God, the creator and sustainer of all that exists. There is none higher, none more worthy of worship and honor. ...it means He can be counted on, for nothing can stand against Him...for our salvation...to carry us through times of difculty such that nothing touches us that is not in keeping with His desires for us...to keep all the promises He has made to us.Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • 16. Gods sovereignty has immense practical importance ...it makes Him our proper object of worship. He is the almighty, omnipotent God, the creator and sustainer of all that exists. There is none higher, none more worthy of worship and honor. ...it means He can be counted on, for nothing can stand against Him...for our salvation...to carry us through times of difculty such that nothing touches us that is not in keeping with His desires for us...to keep all the promises He has made to us. RickWadeTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 17. Gods Absolute Rule Do you want God to be sovereign? Do you want Him to rule over you? Are you like a rebellious teenager who wants God there to help but wants autonomy the rest of the time? Satan started this path of thinking - encouraged Eve not to be stied or limited by God. Knowing God is sovereign means you realise no one is autonomous from him - he has absolute control over the universe.Tuesday 22 November 2011
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  • 19. 1. God does what he pleases The earth is the LORDs, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; Psalm 24:1 By virtue of this God can do whatever he wants whenever he wantsTuesday 22 November 2011
  • 20. 1.a. God rules You do not have the right to tell God what to do or how to do it - he made it, he chooses, and the Bible declares this to be so; Job 23:13 - he stands alone, and who can oppose him? He does whatever he pleases. Job 42:2 - I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted. Psalm 115:3 -Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him. Isa 45:7 - I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, the LORD, do all these things.Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • 21. Eph 1:11 - In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, Rom 11:36 - For from him and through him and for him are all things.To him be the glory forever! Amen. Rev 19:6 - Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting: Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns.Tuesday 22 November 2011
  • 22. Eph 1:11 - In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in Nothing escapes the rule conformity with the purpose of his will, of God him be the glory Rom 11:36 - For from him and through him and for him are all things.To No matter what happens forever! Amen. Rev 19:6 - Then I heard what sounded like a God the roar of rushing waters great multitude, like

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