Who's In Charge?

Summary

Scripture Reference: Isaiah 46:8-11

Insight

How do you deal with powers or circumstances when they seem to be out of control?

FORMER THINGS REMEMBERED (v. 8,9)

  • Brings to mind who God is
    • Assurance; stand firm
  • Confront the trials or bad memories with who God is
  • Recall for conviction
    • "Call to mind"; take to heart; turn back to the reality that you know about who God is

FOREVER THINGS DECLARED (v. 10,11)

  • Recall eternal things about God
    • "I AM God"
      • There is only one God
      • There is only one sovereign Lord
        • One who declares
        • One who establishes
        • One who orchestrates
        • One who fulfills
  • There is nothing outside the control of God
  • Remember how God showed Himself to you in the past and the present

FAITHFUL THINGS APPLIED (v. 12, 13)

  • Jesus is God
  • Jesus is the friend of sinners