I am told that many people do not understand “proclaiming Christ’s Lordship”.
So some Christians tell me.
However, I have heard this only from Christians. Non-Christians have not said this to me in my 13 years of involvement with the Scottish Christian Party “Proclaiming Christ’s Lordship”.
If people do not understand Christ’s Lordship, then it is time that they do.
The apostle Paul wrote about the Lord Jesus Christ: ‘God has highly exalted Him and given Him a name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow … and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.’Philippians 2:9-11
Paul said that sooner or later everyone will not only know about the Lordship of Christ, but they will even confess it. It would be better for them to confess it sooner rather than later.
The label is on the tin
Are secular people so uninterested that Christ’s Lordship does not bother them so much as it bothers Christians? Not so. It seems that the secular world understands “Lord Jesus” well enough to want to change it.
In the secular attempt to abolish christmas, father christmas is being changed to ‘genderless, gender-neutral’ santa and a line in the carol ‘Away in a Manger’ has been change from ‘little Lord Jesus’ to ‘baby boy Jesus’. It seems that they do understand Christ’s Lordship, and they don’t like it.
The Christian church was never asked to celebrate Jesus Christ as a babe in a manger. Rather, He is the Lord Jesus upon His throne, but it seems that the secular world cannot even abide Him as “unto us a child is born” Isa 9:6.
It is time for Christians to proclaim that Jesus Christ is Lord, to explain what it means and why it is good news.