As I study God’s word, the Lord and those that wrote the word, have never wavered about the importance of being reverent to God and His Kingdom. Psalms 2 is a great reminder. David looks at the anger and rage the men of the nations of the earth feel having to submit to God and the Christ the Messiah. In a word, God is not impressed.
God has given the world and all within to the authority of the Lord Jesus. The kicker is that David’s prophetic words came a thousand years prior to Jesus coming on the scene. Paul reiterates the gift in Philippians 2:8-9, “Therefore God exalted Him (Jesus) to the highest place and gave Him a name that is above every name. So, that at the name of Jesus, every knee shall bow, in heaven, on earth and under the earth. Further every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory and praise of God the Father!”
God Has never bristled or retracted from His position of absolute authority. While He loves us, He is still the beginning and the end. He commands respect and submission and we who submit will be love and blessed. The rest, well, God will neither be intimidated nor allow them to call the shots. I look forward to His welcoming call when we come home; not for the Lord to say, “Depart from me, I never knew you!”
God Bless You
Why do the nations rage[a]
and the peoples plot in vain?
2 The kings of the earth set themselves,
and the rulers take counsel together,
against the Lord and against his Anointed, saying,
3 “Let us burst their bonds apart
and cast away their cords from us.”
4 He who sits in the heavens laughs;
the Lord holds them in derision.
5 Then he will speak to them in his wrath,
and terrify them in his fury, saying,
6 “As for me, I have set my King
on Zion, my holy hill.”
7 I will tell of the decree:
The Lord said to me, “You are my Son;
today I have begotten you.
8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage,
and the ends of the earth your possession.
9 You shall break[b] them with a rod of iron
and dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.”
10 Now therefore, O kings, be wise;
be warned, O rulers of the earth.
11 Serve the Lord with fear,
and rejoice with trembling.
12 Kiss the Son,
lest he be angry, and you perish in the way,
for his wrath is quickly kindled.
Blessed are all who take refuge in him.