Authority Over the Nations

by Chip Brogden

January 29

“He who overcomes, and keeps My works
until the end, to him I will give power over the nations—
‘He shall rule them with a rod of iron; they shall be
dashed to pieces like the potter’s vessels’—
as I also have received from My Father;
and I will give him the morning star.”

Just as Jeremiah was set over nations and kingdoms, so we have received this authority also. We do not serve in a governmental capacity, but in a spiritual capacity, praying for the Kingdom and Will of God to come forth. Such prayer is very weighty and universal. It is beyond the earth, and so it moves the earth.

In addition to authority over the nations, we are given “the morning star.” Christ is the Morning Star, the Heavenly Man, Who is higher than the nations and kingdoms of this world. The Morning Star gives Overcomers the heavenly authority which is beyond the influence of the earthly realm in which they must live.

Source: “The Irresistible Kingdom” by Chip Brogden

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CHIP BROGDEN is a best-selling author, teacher, and former pastor. His writings and teachings reach more than 135 nations with a simple, consistent, Christ-centered message focusing on relationship, not religion. Learn more »