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TITLE: Coronation of Christ

TEXT: Isaiah 9:6-7

PROPOSITION: If He is to be King of our life we must meet some obligations to Jesus.

QUESTION: How?

KEY WORD: Obligations

SCRIPTURE READING: Same

INTRODUCTION:

1.        Isaiah said - Jesus would be King.

2.        The word "LORD" includes power, authority, and king.

3.        If we would crown Jesus as King of our life ==

A.     There must be a kingdom

B.      We must be citizens

C.      We must obey the laws of the King

 

If Jesus is our KING we must:

Song # 162 "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name"

 

1. "Crown Him Lord of All" 1st verse

A.      We must DO THE CROWNING

B.       I cannot make Jesus King of your life

C.       This is a personal choice - not by proxy

D.      It can not be done by force must be a decision

 

2. Realize he is our Savior 2nd verse

A.      We are his special, chosen, peculiar people.

A.      B. Jesus = Savior Matt. 1:21

B.       Saved by his grace, love. John 3:16

C.       Without Him we would be nothing. Ransomed from fall

 

3. Be evangelistic 3rd verse

A.      No prejudice - all nations, kindred, tongues Lord of ALL

B.       Urge all to make him "King of their lives"

C.       How can you keep quiet? Not tell others?

 

4. Worship 4th verse

A.      Join the sacred throng - down through the ages.

Abraham rejoiced to see his day.

24 elders - Rev. 4:10-11 "cast their crowns"

B.       Fall at his feet.

Phil. 2:9-11 every knee shall bow, confess

C.       Sing, praise, and honor him.

 

Conclusion: Will you "crown him Lord of all"?

King of my life, I crown thee now, thine shall the glory be;

Lest I forget Thy thorn-crowned brow, lead me to Calvary.

 

NOTE: Appropriate for an invitation song is - Lead Me to Calvary #332



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