During this time of COVID-19, or other times of crisis, we need to keep remembering that Jesus is Still Sovereign. This series considers various situations and questions which people experience and confront during a crisis and then demonstrates how the Sovereignty of Jesus overrules.
Part 1 - When I Am Overwhelmed
There are many times when we can feel weary, burdened and overwhelmed. The invitation from Jesus is to come to Him for soul-reviving rest for he is still sovereign when we are overwhelmed. This is true rest which is given to all the saints today, and into eternity.
Part 2 - When There Is A Spiritual Battle
In the mighty strength of the Lord we are equipped as wrestler-soldiers to stand in the spiritual battle. We will stand firm against all the schemes of the devil and the combined evil forces of the spiritual realm.
Part 3 - When I Feel Alone
Social isolation is not the only cause of loneliness, there are many situations which cause us to feel alone. Jesus identifies with our loneliness and his sovereign grace gives us the ability to move beyond feelings of loneliness to a place of identity and purpose.
Part 4 - When Uncertainty Takes Hold
The exiles in Babylon where in a place of uncertainty because they were receiving mixed messages about the future plans of the Lord. Jeremiah reminds the exiles that, in the middle of uncertainty, God has a plan for peace and a strengthening of our personal relationship with God.
Part 5 - When We Feel Powerless
There are many situations in life which make us feel powerless. Knowing that we are powerless causes us to look in faith to Jesus dies for us in accordance with a powerfully-timed and powerfully-executed plan. Knowing this plan enables us to boast in our powerlessness.
Part 6 - When There Is Persecution
Persecution, and the emotions which come when we think about persecution, do not naturally cause us to feel blessed. Yet, when we stand firm in Jesus who calls us to be the servants who live the persecuted life which the Master lived, we can hold on in strength to Jesus who is sovereign when we are persecuted.
Part 7 - When End Times Events Appear
When catastrophe, such as a worldwide pandemic, occurs we are heightened in our end-time awareness. Our sovereign Jesus uses catastrophe to shake us from the rocking rhythm of the ordinary life.
Part 8 - When Judgement Is Here
On Judgement Day the account of each person who ever lived on earth will be revealed and every person will realise that there is no one righteous. Our confidence in that moment comes when we know the name of the Jesus who will name us as his own.