The Lord has established his throne in heaven,
and his kingdom rules over all.
Some believers at times question whether the Lord is in control. When they hear about evil and other tragedies, they wonder if God isn’t powerful enough to overcome evil in this world. And sometimes when they encounter a big obstacle in their lives, they think that God’s power is limited. We as finite human beings do not understand everything that happens in this life. But Scripture assures us that God has ultimate authority over everything.
The verse for today is a real encouragement. God has the ultimate control in this universe. He reigns over everyone and everything. He is all-powerful, all-knowing, and present everywhere. Normally the terms omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent are used to describe Him. There is nothing that is beyond His power or knowledge.
The great privilege for us is that this great God becomes our Father when we trust Him and accept His lordship over us. As we begin to ponder on this truth, joy and peace will flood our souls. The belief in an all-powerful God should affect the way you think, feel, and your conduct in life. When you comprehend that nothing happens apart from His knowledge and purpose, it should motivate you to lay down your fears and apprehension, and truly experience His peace.