The King’s Heart and God’s Sovereignty

 

I love this verse. It is a tangible expression of the sovereignty of God- and great stimulus toward intercessory prayer.

The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord. He moves it as He pleases.

I love history. One of the eras I have really enjoyed studying is the Tudor era. An era where kings and queens reigned supreme. An era where people understood the power that was implied by the word, “king”. The royal office was greatly feared, and even ’til this day, power and sovereignty are implicated with the word king. Submission to the monarch was of utmost importance for the preservation of ones life.

Because we live in a context where the monarchy is no longer a feared and temporally sovereign office, I think it can be easy to lose the significance of this verse.

This verse, however, holds the same significance now as it did in the days of the monarchy.

If the kings heart is in the hand of the Lord, we can be assured that each of our heart is also in His hand, and He will direct it as He pleases.

Our boss, spouse, child, parent, sibling, prime-minster and so on.

The decisions of others can affect us greatly, but it’s okay, because those decisions are in His hand. Not one person, not one decision can escape His hand and sovereign will.

 

20 thoughts on “The King’s Heart and God’s Sovereignty

  1. Thanks for your whole labor on this website. My niece enjoys making time for investigation and it’s easy to see why. My spouse and i notice all regarding the dynamic ways you render sensible steps by means of this web blog and improve participation from some other people about this area of interest and our simple princess is always discovering a lot. Enjoy the remaining portion of the year. You are always carrying out a useful job.

  2. I want to express my appreciation for your kind-heartedness giving support to folks who really need help with this matter. Your real commitment to passing the message along was rather invaluable and have truly allowed workers like me to reach their goals. The invaluable instruction means a great deal a person like me and further more to my office colleagues. Thanks a ton; from everyone of us.

  3. Thank you so much for providing individuals with remarkably marvellous chance to read in detail from here. It is always so beneficial and as well , stuffed with a great time for me and my office mates to search the blog at minimum three times every week to learn the newest things you will have. Not to mention, I am also usually amazed with the perfect things you serve. Selected 4 facts on this page are undoubtedly the most efficient we have ever had.

  4. I truly wanted to write down a simple comment to be able to appreciate you for these fabulous secrets you are showing here. My extended internet lookup has finally been paid with brilliant insight to share with my friends and classmates. I ‘d believe that many of us readers are undeniably endowed to be in a really good site with very many wonderful individuals with useful tips and hints. I feel very blessed to have used your weblog and look forward to some more amazing times reading here. Thanks a lot once again for everything.

  5. I have to express some appreciation to you just for bailing me out of such a issue. Because of searching throughout the the web and seeing tips which are not beneficial, I thought my life was over. Existing minus the solutions to the issues you have fixed through the blog post is a critical case, and the kind that might have adversely affected my entire career if I hadn’t come across the website. Your actual know-how and kindness in taking care of almost everything was invaluable. I am not sure what I would’ve done if I hadn’t discovered such a point like this. I’m able to at this moment look ahead to my future. Thanks very much for your reliable and results-oriented help. I will not think twice to endorse the blog to any individual who would need counselling about this subject matter.

  6. I not to mention my pals have already been examining the good tips found on your web site while then got an awful feeling I had not expressed respect to the web site owner for those techniques. My women ended up so thrilled to see them and now have clearly been having fun with them. Thanks for really being simply accommodating as well as for selecting some fantastic issues millions of individuals are really needing to be informed on. My honest apologies for not expressing appreciation to earlier.

  7. I happen to be writing to make you know of the magnificent encounter our princess developed visiting yuor web blog. She discovered a good number of issues, including what it’s like to possess a very effective giving heart to let many others quite simply fully grasp certain very confusing subject areas. You undoubtedly did more than my expectations. Thanks for delivering such powerful, healthy, revealing and unique guidance on that topic to Julie.

  8. I simply needed to appreciate you again. I’m not certain what I would’ve made to happen without these aspects shown by you over this area. Previously it was a depressing setting for me personally, nevertheless considering the well-written way you solved the issue forced me to cry over contentment. I will be happier for your service and as well , hope that you know what a great job that you’re doing educating people via your web page. I’m certain you have never got to know all of us.

  9. Thanks for each of your work on this website. My mum enjoys managing investigations and it’s really easy to understand why. My spouse and i know all regarding the compelling way you give simple tips through this web site and in addition boost response from some others about this matter plus our girl is truly understanding so much. Enjoy the remaining portion of the year. Your conducting a tremendous job.

  10. I needed to create you this very small remark to help say thank you as before just for the incredible concepts you have featured on this page. It’s certainly incredibly open-handed with you to convey freely all a few individuals would’ve made available for an electronic book to get some dough for their own end, specifically given that you might well have done it in case you desired. The pointers additionally worked to be a good way to be sure that other people have a similar zeal like my personal own to realize good deal more in regard to this problem. I am sure there are numerous more pleasant moments in the future for people who view your blog.

  11. I needed to write you this little remark to be able to thank you so much over again on your precious basics you have shown here. It has been wonderfully generous with people like you to convey easily what numerous people might have marketed for an e book to make some profit for themselves, specifically now that you could have done it if you ever wanted. These solutions as well worked to be a good way to be certain that other people have a similar interest just as my very own to see very much more regarding this issue. I know there are some more fun occasions in the future for those who read through your site.

  12. I simply had to thank you very much again. I am not sure the things I could possibly have accomplished in the absence of these smart ideas contributed by you regarding this concern. Previously it was the frightful matter in my circumstances, however , taking a look at this specialised tactic you handled it took me to cry for contentment. I will be happy for your assistance and in addition expect you are aware of a powerful job you are providing teaching men and women thru your webblog. I know that you haven’t met any of us.

  13. I would like to show thanks to this writer for rescuing me from this challenge. As a result of looking out throughout the the web and meeting methods that were not pleasant, I was thinking my life was well over. Being alive without the strategies to the issues you have fixed through the short post is a serious case, and the ones that would have badly affected my career if I hadn’t come across your blog post. Your own knowledge and kindness in maneuvering a lot of stuff was precious. I’m not sure what I would’ve done if I had not discovered such a solution like this. I can also at this moment relish my future. Thanks a lot very much for this impressive and results-oriented guide. I won’t think twice to recommend your web site to anybody who would need counselling on this subject.

  14. I wish to show some appreciation to the writer just for rescuing me from this condition. Just after researching throughout the online world and obtaining advice that were not beneficial, I thought my entire life was gone. Being alive devoid of the approaches to the issues you have resolved by means of this posting is a critical case, as well as those which may have adversely damaged my entire career if I hadn’t discovered your web page. Your know-how and kindness in dealing with every aspect was excellent. I am not sure what I would have done if I had not discovered such a step like this. It’s possible to now look forward to my future. Thanks very much for the impressive and sensible help. I won’t be reluctant to endorse the sites to any person who should get guide about this subject.

  15. I simply wished to thank you so much yet again. I do not know the things I might have carried out without the information provided by you directly on such problem. Previously it was a real intimidating setting for me personally, but spending time with a new expert way you resolved that forced me to cry for delight. I am grateful for this guidance and then pray you know what an amazing job that you are accomplishing educating other individuals through the use of your webblog. I’m certain you haven’t got to know all of us.

  16. Needed to create you a tiny note to give thanks the moment again about the unique solutions you’ve shared on this website. It has been so shockingly generous with you to provide unreservedly all that a number of people could have supplied for an ebook to earn some dough on their own, precisely considering that you could possibly have tried it if you ever desired. The basics in addition acted to become a great way to fully grasp that other people online have a similar fervor similar to my very own to realize a whole lot more when it comes to this matter. I am sure there are lots of more enjoyable moments up front for those who see your blog post.

  17. I’m writing to let you know what a beneficial experience my cousin’s princess undergone studying your webblog. She picked up too many things, which include what it’s like to have an awesome giving character to let other people smoothly gain knowledge of some extremely tough matters. You undoubtedly did more than my expectations. I appreciate you for providing these valuable, safe, educational not to mention unique tips about the topic to Tanya.

  18. I am also writing to let you understand of the superb encounter our princess obtained reading through your blog. She came to find a good number of issues, which included how it is like to possess an excellent giving mindset to make others very easily comprehend a variety of hard to do matters. You actually did more than my expected results. Many thanks for distributing such useful, healthy, edifying not to mention unique thoughts on the topic to Sandra.

  19. I and also my friends were actually looking through the excellent strategies found on the website while then came up with a horrible feeling I never thanked the blog owner for them. My boys had been for that reason stimulated to read through all of them and have in reality been tapping into these things. We appreciate you getting really thoughtful and also for having varieties of wonderful areas most people are really desirous to be aware of. Our own honest regret for not expressing appreciation to earlier.

  20. Thank you a lot for providing individuals with such a remarkable chance to discover important secrets from this website. It’s usually so superb and as well , stuffed with fun for me personally and my office co-workers to visit your blog not less than three times in one week to learn the fresh items you have got. And definitely, we’re certainly fascinated for the dazzling tactics served by you. Certain two areas in this post are in fact the best we have ever had.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *