The Lordship of Jesus 100 Years Ago and Today
Jesus Christ is Lord of the universe. Therefore, all the nations — the peoples — of the earth belong to him by right of creation and by right of his redemptive purpose on the cross.
By right of creation: “The earth is the Lᴏʀᴅ’s . . . the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it” (Psalm 24:1–2).
By right of redemptive purpose on the cross: “You were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation” (Revelation 5:9).
He created the peoples and he bought them. Therefore he will have them.
Because he made them: “All the nations you have made shall come and worship before you” (Psalm 86:9).
Because he bought them: “The ransomed of the Lᴏʀᴅ shall return and come to Zion with singing” (Isaiah 35:10).
Therefore the means he has appointed to…