Lordship, Human And Divine
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You must be like people waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet so that when he comes and knocks, they can open the door for him at once.
“Then the manager said to himself, ‘What should I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I’m not strong enough to dig; I’m ashamed to beg.
Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ.
Slaves, obey your human masters in everything. Don’t work only while being watched, in order to please men, but work wholeheartedly, fearing the Lord.
The owner of the house went out and said to them, “No, don’t do this evil, my brothers. After all, this man has come into my house. Don’t do this horrible thing.
As they were untying the young donkey, its owners said to them, “Why are you untying the donkey?”
4 1 Now I say that as long as the heir is a child, he differs in no way from a slave, though he is the owner of everything.
“Woman,” Jesus said to her, “why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?”Supposing He was the gardener, she replied, “Sir, if you’ve removed Him, tell me where you’ve put Him, and I will take Him away.”
just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You have become her children when you do what is good and are not frightened by anything alarming.
Jesus called them over and said to them, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and their men of high positions exercise power over them. But it must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must be a slave to all.read more.
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life—a ransom for many.”
But Jesus called them over and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and the men of high position exercise power over them. It must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave;read more.
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life—a ransom for many.”
But He said to them,“The kings of the Gentiles dominate them, and those who have authority over them are called ‘Benefactors.’ But it must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever is greatest among you must become like the youngest, and whoever leads, like the one serving. For who is greater, the one at the table or the one serving? Isn’t it the one at the table? But I am among you as the One who serves.
Shepherd God’s flock among you, not overseeing out of compulsion but freely, according to God’s will; not for the money but eagerly; not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.
God replied to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: I AM has sent me to you.” God also said to Moses, “Say this to the Israelites: Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you. This is My name forever; this is how I am to be remembered in every generation.
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne, and His robe filled the temple. Seraphim were standing above Him; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another:Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of Hosts;
His glory fills the whole earth.read more.
The foundations of the doorways shook at the sound of their voices, and the temple was filled with smoke. Then I said:Woe is me for I am ruined
because I am a man of unclean lips
and live among a people of unclean lips,
and because my eyes have seen the King,
the Lord of Hosts.
I am Yahweh, and there is no other;
there is no God but Me.
I will strengthen you,
though you do not know Me, so that all may know from the rising of the sun to its setting
that there is no one but Me.
I am Yahweh, and there is no other. I form light and create darkness,
I make success and create disaster;
I, Yahweh, do all these things.read more.
“Heavens, sprinkle from above,
and let the skies shower righteousness.
Let the earth open up
so that salvation will sprout
and righteousness will spring up with it.
I, Yahweh, have created it.
He will be great
and will be called the Son of the Most High,
and the Lord God will give Him
the throne of His father David.
Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.
The seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying:The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom
of our Lord and of His Messiah,
and He will reign forever and ever!
For I know that Yahweh is great;
our Lord is greater than all gods. Yahweh does whatever He pleases
in heaven and on earth,
in the seas and all the depths.
At that time Jesus said,“I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to infants.
In that same hour He rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and the learned and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, because this was Your good pleasure.
The kings of the earth take their stand,
and the rulers conspire together
against the Lord and His Anointed One: “Let us tear off their chains
and free ourselves from their restraints.” The One enthroned in heaven laughs;
the Lord ridicules them.
The God who made the world and everything in it—He is Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in shrines made by hands.
God will bring this about in His own time. He isthe blessed and only Sovereign,
the King of kings,
and the Lord of lords,
the word of the Lord came directly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the Chebar Canal. And the Lord’s hand was on him there.
Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.
And what agreement does God’s sanctuary have with idols? For we are the sanctuary of the living God, as God said:I will dwell among them
and walk among them,
and I will be their God,
and they will be My people. Therefore, come out from among them
and be separate, says the Lord;
do not touch any unclean thing,
and I will welcome you. I will be a Fatherto you,
and you will be sonsand daughters to Me,
says the Lord Almighty.
Leave, leave, go out from there!
Do not touch anything unclean;
go out from her, purify yourselves,
you who carry the vessels of the Lord.
I will be a father to him, and he will be a son to Me. When he does wrong, I will discipline him with a human rod and with blows from others.
Brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord’s name as an example of suffering and patience.
Human pride will be humbled,
and the loftiness of men will be brought low;
the Lord alone will be exalted on that day. For a day belonging to the Lord of Hosts is coming
against all that is proud and lofty,
against all that is lifted up—it will be humbled—
The great Day of the Lord is near,
near and rapidly approaching.
Listen, the Day of the Lord—
then the warrior’s cry is bitter. That day is a day of wrath,
a day of trouble and distress,
a day of destruction and desolation,
a day of darkness and gloom,
a day of clouds and blackness, a day of trumpet blast and battle cry
against the fortified cities,
and against the high corner towers.read more.
I will bring distress on mankind,
and they will walk like the blind
because they have sinned against the Lord.
Their blood will be poured out like dust
and their flesh like dung. Their silver and their gold
will not be able to rescue them
on the day of the Lord’s wrath.
The whole earth will be consumed
by the fire of His jealousy.
For He will make a complete,
yes, a horrifying end
of all the inhabitants of the earth.
Blow the horn in Zion;
sound the alarm on My holy mountain!
Let all the residents of the land tremble,
for the Day of the Lord is coming;
in fact, it is near— a day of darkness and gloom,
a day of clouds and dense overcast,
like the dawn spreading over the mountains;
a great and strong people appears,
such as never existed in ages past
and never will again
in all the generations to come.
Woe to you who long for the Day of the Lord!
What will the Day of the Lord be for you?
It will be darkness and not light. It will be like a man who flees from a lion
only to have a bear confront him.
He goes home and rests his hand against the wall
only to have a snake bite him. Won’t the Day of the Lord
be darkness rather than light,
even gloom without any brightness in it?
But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief; on that day the heavens will pass away with a loud noise, the elements will burn and be dissolved, and the earth and the works on it will be disclosed.
He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you will be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.