Pastor Thomas referred to various “forks in the road” that reading the Bible can bring a person to. These forks might be something you can’t make sense out of or don’t personally care for. Give an example or two from your experience growing in the Word.
What definition comes in to your mind when you hear the term ‘God’s Sovereignty’?
What feelings are produced in you when you hear God’s Sovereignty being discussed?
READ Isaiah 40:21-26
Jesus and Sovereignty
Pastor Thomas summarized the Isaiah verses in his sermon with these three descriptions:
1. God sovereign over creation.
2. God sovereign over life and death and all the details between.
3. His sovereignty is dispensed with infinite power and intimate love.
What details do we learn about Jesus’ sovereignty from each of these passages? If you are studying in a group divide the passages to read and then report to one another.
How can a deepening awareness of God’s sovereignty provide the Christian with:
Close by sharing/writing praises and petitions based on God’s sovereignty.
A baker's dozen of Scripture passages declaring the outright sovereignty of God:
Deuteronomy 32:39; Proverbs 16:4; Daniel 4:29-35; Job 12:10,13-23, 42:2; 1 Chronicles 29:11-12; Psalm 24:1, 115:3, 135:6; Isaiah 44:6, 45:5-7; Exodus 4:10-12; Ephesians 1:11