The Lordship of Jesus Christ: Is Jesus your Lord or only a Savior?


Many people do not have a problem accepting Jesus as their Savior, in order to be free from their sin debts and to spend eternity in Heaven. However, they do not want Him to be their Lord.

They do not want Him to take control of all the areas of their life and fulfil His plan in their lives. They want to make their own decisions and do life on their own. Nothing can be more foolish than this.

Who can make make wise decisions? You or Jesus?
Who knows you better? You or your the one who knit you in your mother's womb?
Who cares enough for you more than the sinless one who came down from Heaven and died for you?
Who sees the end from the very beginning?
How great are you when compared to the great and mighty universe that God has created?

If you are wise, you will want to surrender every detail of your life and place it under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

If you want the Lordship of Jesus Christ in your life, you must do the following.

You have to willingly give Him the authority over everything in your life.

  1. You should ask Him before making any decision.
  2. You should seek Him to steward all the resources that He has given us.
  3. You should hold the things of this world loosely and hold on to Him tightly.

And the reward for surrendering to the Lordship of Jesus Christ is far greater than any worldly pleasure or wealth you can ever imagine.

Serving Jesus faithfully will give you abundant peace and joy on earth, which doesn’t change according to circumstances. There are also great rewards in heaven for those who serve Him in truth.

Matthew 8:9

For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

Bible Verses on surrendering to the Lordship of Jesus Christ

Here are some of the Bible Verses that would encourage you to surrender to the Lordship of Jesus Christ and live a life free from worry, anxiety and troubles of the world. If God is our Lord, who can be against us? God is in control of our lives and surrendering to His Lordship is the best thing you can do.

The Lordship of Jesus Christ: Submission is the Key

James 4:7-Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
James 4:10-Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
Luke 9:23-24-And he said to [them] all, If any [man] will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Mark 8:34-35-And when he had called the people [unto him] with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Galatians 2:20-I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

The Lordship of Jesus Christ: Renewal of mind

Philippians 2:5-8-Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

Romans 12:2-And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

The Lordship of Jesus Christ: God’s will over our wants

Mark 14:35-36-And he went forward a little, and fell on the ground, and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him.

Jeremiah 10:23-O LORD, I know that the way of man [is] not in himself: [it is] not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

Matthew 26:39-And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou [wilt].

The Lordship of Jesus Christ: Abiding in God

John 15:1-7-I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. 

Proverbs 23:26-My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.

Romans 12:1-I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, [which is] your reasonable service.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20-What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost [which is] in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

The Lordship of Jesus Christ: Total dependence on God

Psalms 50:15

And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

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