Thatís my King! 2022

Through the cross, Jesus purchased all you need for life, ministry, and godliness so that now you have your sufficiency from God, and He is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work! On that cross, He was a fragrant offering and a well pleasing sacrifice to God so that now you have God working in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure! On that cross, He more than conquered all your enemies so that now you will do valiantly through God for it is He who shall tread down your enemies! On that cross, He was shut out of the glorious, all satisfying presence of His Father because of your sin so that now you will have fullness of joy and pleasures forevermore one day forever in Godís very presence! On that cross, Jesus endured the hardest and most infinite affliction in your place so that now your momentary and light affliction, which is for a moment, is working for you a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, and your present sufferings are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in you! In His life and death, Jesus shed many tears; endured much pain and sorrow on your behalf; and resisted every sin all the way to an obedient death on the cross so that now you have certainty that one day you shall have no more tears, no more sorrow, no more pain; there shall be no more death and no more sin! The Fatherís love for the Son is infinitely great. Yet He did not spare His own Son but delivered Him up for us all. Therefore, since He has given us the greatest gift imaginable in His Son, surely He will also freely give us all things! Thatís my King! Is He the great thing of ďall thingsĒ to you? In His life and death, Jesus experienced tribulation, distress, persecution, hunger, thirst, nakedness, peril, the nails and spear at the cross, and the infinite wrath of God so that now you shall not be separated from the love of Christ for any of these reasons or for any other reason in the universe. No trial in your life should ever make you doubt Godís love for you. Even in all your hardships, Godís love is strong toward you. He has given the greatest evidence of His love for you at the cross when He crushed His one and only beloved Son in your place! On that cross, the Father did not come to Jesusí aid in any way so that now you have certain and unshakable promises causing you to be strong, courageous, and fearless because God is with you, and He is your God and will strengthen you and help you and uphold you with His righteous right hand! On that cross, Jesus was excluded from the joy of the LORD so that now you will one day enter into the joy of your LORD! Jesus went to the cross according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, and His enemies were gathered against Him to do whatever Godís hand and His purpose determined before to be done. Therefore, since God is in absolute control of the most wicked action in the universe (the crucifixion of Jesus), and He worked it for your good, you can rest assured in the following truths about Godís absolute sovereignty working for your good in every and all situations! Your hairs are numbered and if not even a little bird can fall to the ground apart from Godís will, you should fear nothing for God loves you much more than little birds! In His book they all were written Ė every detail of every day fashioned by Him for your good before even one came into being! All your times are in His hands! Thatís my King! All things work according to His will! As your days are, so shall your strength be and underneath are the everlasting arms! Your right hand is held by God, and He will guide you with His counsel! Everything worked against Jesus for His destruction on that cross so that now, all things, even those things meant for evil against you, are working together for your good! Because of Jesusí perfect life and death, if you sin, you have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous! If you confess your sins, He is faithful and just to forgive you your sins and to cleanse you from all unrighteousness! On that cross, the Father was against Jesus, condemning Him for your sake, so that now you can never be condemned because God is absolutely for you forever and no one can be against you! In His death and resurrection, Jesus more than conquered all powers, enemies, and evils so that now you are more than a conqueror through Him who loved you! On that cross, Jesus was crushed by God with the equivalent of an everlasting punishment so that now you are loved by God with an everlasting love! On that cross, Jesus was cut off from the fullness of Godís house and drank from the river of His wrath so that now God satisfies you with the fullness of His house and gives you drink from the river of His pleasures! On that cross, the Father delighted to bruise the Son so that now God delights in you and as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so shall your God rejoice over you! On that cross, the Father rejoiced to punish the Son so that now God will rejoice over you with gladness, and He will quiet you with His love! Thatís my King! Jesus, the greatest treasure in the universe, was abandoned on the cross so that you might be Godís special treasure in Christ! On that cross, the Father showed no mercy to the Son, so that now you might give the Father pleasure when you hope in His mercy! On that cross, Jesusí appearance was marred beyond human form. There were no smiles on His face and no laughter came from His mouth so that now you may smile at all your enemies and laugh at the future because of the salvation He purchased for you! On that cross, the delight and desire of Jesusí heart, His very own Father, abandoned Him so that now if you delight yourself in the LORD, you will receive the desires of your heart! While Jesus was on the cross, darkness was over the whole land and the light of the world was extinguished so that now one day you might shine like the sun in the kingdom of your Father! On that cross, the Father withheld all good things from the Son so that now if you seek the LORD, you shall not lack any good thing! On that cross, the Father pursued the Son with anger and condemnation so that now your heavenly Father, like the Hound of Heaven, is pursuing you relentlessly with goodness and mercy all the days of your life!