The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at My right hand until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet.” The Lord will stretch forth Your strong scepter from Zion, saying, “Rule in the midst of Your enemies.” (Psalm 110:1-2)
The gentiles rule by lording it over others. This is the way of the wicked. The Lord rules with love, mercy and compassion. When the Lord rules it is not as the world rules. See the difference and know that the Lord is lord over all. His strong scepter, the rod of Jesse is that which was promised long ago and fulfilled with the reign of Christ. Come sit with the Lord who invites you by His side.
Lord, You have spoken Your Word and it has come to pass as You have declared. Guide my heart and mind to see through the nonsense of this world to live into the hope of glory You give for those who believe. Let me not worry about kings and rulers, but about Your Kingdom which is forever. Guide me day by day to live according to the truth of Your declarations.
Lord Jesus, You are the King of kings and the fulfillment of the promise that the rod would not pass from Judah until peace came. You are the Prince of peace and in You is the everlasting hope. You have offered Yourself that I may abide in You. Teach me how to abide in You that I may learn from You and know the unsurpassable