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"That's My King"
Across Pacific Magazine ^ | 1976 | Dr. S.M. Lockeridge

Posted on 03/19/2014 7:10:45 PM PDT by wmfights

My King was born King. The Bible says He's a Seven Way King. He's the King of the Jews - that's an Ethnic King. He's the King of Israel - that's a National King. He's the King of righteousness. He's the King of the ages. He's the King of Heaven. He's the King of glory. He's the King of kings and He is the Lord of lords. Now that's my King.

Well, I wonder if you know Him. Do you know Him? Don't try to mislead me. Do you know my King? David said the Heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows His handiwork. My King is the only one of whom there are no means of measure that can define His limitless love. No far seeing telescope can bring into visibility the coastline of the shore of His supplies. No barriers can hinder Him from pouring out His blessing.

He's enduringly strong. He's entirely sincere. He's eternally steadfast. He's immortally graceful. He's imperially powerful. He's impartially merciful. That's my King. He's God's Son. He's the sinner's saviour. He's the centerpiece of civilization. He stands alone in Himself. He's honest. He's unique. He's unparalleled. He's unprecedented. He's supreme. He's pre-eminent. He's the grandest idea in literature. He's the highest personality in philosophy. He's the supreme problem in higher criticism. He's the fundamental doctrine of historic theology. He's the carnal necessity of spiritual religion. That's my King.

He's the miracle of the age. He's the superlative of everything good that you choose to call Him. He's the only one able to supply all our needs simultaneously. He supplies strength for the weak. He's available for the tempted and the tried. He sympathizes and He saves. He's the Almighty God who guides and keeps all his people. He heals the sick. He cleanses the lepers. He forgives sinners. He discharged debtors. He delivers the captives. He defends the feeble. He blesses the young. He serves the unfortunate. He regards the aged. He rewards the diligent and He beautifies the meek. That's my King.

Do you know Him? Well, my King is a King of knowledge. He's the wellspring of wisdom. He's the doorway of deliverance. He's the pathway of peace. He's the roadway of righteousness. He's the highway of holiness. He's the gateway of glory. He's the master of the mighty. He's the captain of the conquerors. He's the head of the heroes. He's the leader of the legislatures. He's the overseer of the overcomers. He's the governor of governors. He's the prince of princes. He's the King of kings and He's the Lord of lords. That's my King.

His office is manifold. His promise is sure. His light is matchless. His goodness is limitless. His mercy is everlasting. His love never changes. His Word is enough. His grace is sufficient. His reign is righteous. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. I wish I could describe Him to you . . . but He's indescribable. That's my King. He's incomprehensible, He's invincible, and He is irresistible.

I'm coming to tell you this, that the heavens of heavens can't contain Him, let alone some man explain Him. You can't get Him out of your mind. You can't get Him off of your hands. You can't outlive Him and you can't live without Him. The Pharisees couldn't stand Him, but they found out they couldn't stop Him. Pilate couldn't find any fault in Him. The witnesses couldn't get their testimonies to agree about Him. Herod couldn't kill Him. Death couldn't handle Him and the grave couldn't hold Him. That's my King.

He always has been and He always will be. I'm talking about the fact that He had no predecessor and He'll have no successor. There's nobody before Him and there'll be nobody after Him. You can't impeach Him and He's not going to resign. That's my King! That's my King!

Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory. Well, all the power belongs to my King. We're around here talking about black power and white power and green power, but in the end all that matters is God's power. Thine is the power. Yeah. And the glory. We try to get prestige and honor and glory for ourselves, but the glory is all His. Yes. Thine is the Kingdom and the power and glory, forever and ever and ever and ever. How long is that? Forever and ever and ever and ever. . . And when you get through with all of the ever's, then . . .Amen!

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To hear this 6:30 minute audio message by this amazing AfricanAmerican preacher, use the following link: http://www.theiowaharvest.com/harvestholler/archives/000085.html


TOPICS: Charismatic Christian; Evangelical Christian; Mainline Protestant; Theology
KEYWORDS: jesuschrist
I'm coming to tell you this, that the heavens of heavens can't contain Him, let alone some man explain Him. You can't get Him out of your mind. You can't get Him off of your hands. You can't outlive Him and you can't live without Him. The Pharisees couldn't stand Him, but they found out they couldn't stop Him. Pilate couldn't find any fault in Him. The witnesses couldn't get their testimonies to agree about Him. Herod couldn't kill Him. Death couldn't handle Him and the grave couldn't hold Him. That's my King.
1 posted on 03/19/2014 7:10:45 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: HarleyD; blue-duncan; Gamecock; xzins; P-Marlowe; Alex Murphy; Alamo-Girl; betty boop; metmom; ...

One of the most inspired sermons I’ve ever heard. If this doesn’t get you excited about sharing The Gospel I don’t know what will.


2 posted on 03/19/2014 7:15:20 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: wmfights

Thanks for the ping!


3 posted on 03/19/2014 7:17:09 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: wmfights

Magnificent!


4 posted on 03/19/2014 7:21:02 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: wmfights

Here are links. The first one has 3,402,095 views.

That’s My King Dr. S.M. Lockridge - [OFFICIAL] - YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzqTFNfeDnE

Dr. S. M. Lockridge - That’s My King (Full Sermon)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BhI4JKACUs


5 posted on 03/19/2014 7:23:32 PM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: PastorBooks
Thank you

It is even more powerful when you listen to Pastor Lockridge's deep voice shake with the emotion of what he's trying to tell people.

Just reading the text is moving.

6 posted on 03/19/2014 7:27:31 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: wmfights

AMEN! Thanks to Jesus, I have hope and I don’t have to have a dismal life and end. The world can come apart at the seams, but he’s in control, praise the Lord.

We need a fire lit in North America again, we need to return to our King.


7 posted on 03/19/2014 7:30:37 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Bulwyf; wmfights

AMEN!

Thanks for posting this wmfights.


8 posted on 03/19/2014 7:38:23 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Bulwyf

Amen, a thousand times AMEN!


9 posted on 03/19/2014 7:45:16 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: metmom

You’re welcome. Please ping anyone who might get something out of this. I’m sure I forgot a whole bunch of people.


10 posted on 03/19/2014 7:47:07 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: Bulwyf
His office is manifold. His promise is sure. His light is matchless. His goodness is limitless. His mercy is everlasting. His love never changes. His Word is enough. His grace is sufficient. His reign is righteous. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. I wish I could describe Him to you . . . but He's indescribable. That's my King. He's incomprehensible, He's invincible, and He is irresistible.

I've read this sermon many times and I always find something new that just jumps out for me.

11 posted on 03/19/2014 7:52:09 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: wmfights

thanks for posting


12 posted on 03/19/2014 7:57:28 PM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: Alamo-Girl; wmfights
Thanks for the ping!

A King ping?

13 posted on 03/19/2014 7:59:24 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: rusty schucklefurd

You’re welcome.


14 posted on 03/19/2014 8:03:38 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: Larry Lucido
Indeed. Praise God!!!
15 posted on 03/19/2014 8:08:38 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Teotwawki

ping


16 posted on 03/19/2014 8:18:34 PM PDT by Teotwawki (For a person to get a thing without paying for it, another must pay for it without getting it.)
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To: wmfights

I posted the link to that video a couple of times in a couple of threads here on FR...Never elicited a response...

I just can not image a Christian watching and listening to this and not getting excited about Jesus...Real excited...

That’s what it is to praise and honor the Lord in worship...You would think there would be page after page of Amens after listening to this...


17 posted on 03/19/2014 8:18:40 PM PDT by Iscool (Ya mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailer park...)
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To: Iscool

I just can not image a Christian watching and listening to this and not getting excited about Jesus...Real excited..


Guilt.

Thinking they are not worthy of Christ’s salvation.

Fear.

Faith.

“Judge Me Not Ye Saints
For My History May Be Tainted
But I’m Sober Enough To Know Blood When I See It
I’ve Borne My Share Of Stones
Most Of Them Easily Thrown
But Who’s To Deny
Your Water-Shed Side
Leading Me Home?

CHORUS:
What Am I Supposed To Do About It Now?
Past Regrets And Long Laments, They Find Me Somehow
O, What Am I Supposed To Do About It Now?
What Have I To Do But Fall Down?

To Spy From Far Away
May Seem That I’m One To Betray
But O, How I Try
The Spirit To Guide
The Promise You Made

CHORUS

Hold Me Up
Never Let Me Go
Love Me When I Am Broken
And Speak To Me”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5zjOl3DpZA


18 posted on 03/19/2014 8:30:22 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Ping!


19 posted on 03/19/2014 8:31:11 PM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: wmfights

What a doxology. Heard this several times in my Christian walk, and still moves me.


20 posted on 03/19/2014 8:47:27 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: wmfights

Bttt


21 posted on 03/19/2014 10:05:47 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: wmfights

ping


22 posted on 03/20/2014 5:11:24 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("Scheming demons dressed in kingly guise, beating down the multitudes and scoffing at the wise.")
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To: Iscool
I just can not image a Christian watching and listening to this and not getting excited about Jesus...Real excited...

AMEN!!!!!!

Listening to this sermon on youtube is exciting, but reading the words brings tears to my eyes.

I know a lot of Evangelicals are familiar with this pastor's message, but it's such a great positive reminder of what is the center of our faith I thought it would be nice for everyone.

23 posted on 03/20/2014 8:04:49 AM PDT by wmfights
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To: backwoods-engineer
What a doxology. Heard this several times in my Christian walk, and still moves me.

AMEN

When things seem tough all you have to do is read this and be reminded that He has you in His hand.

24 posted on 03/20/2014 8:07:22 AM PDT by wmfights
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To: wmfights
Rev 5:11-14 Then I looked, and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing!" And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, "To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!" And the four living creatures said, "Amen!" and the elders fell down and worshiped.

If one understands the sovereignty of God, one understands our own unworthiness and the great grace of God.

25 posted on 03/20/2014 4:30:13 PM PDT by HarleyD ("... letters are weighty, but his .. presence is weak, and his speech of no account.")
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To: HarleyD

Amen!


26 posted on 03/20/2014 4:47:26 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: HarleyD
His office is manifold. His promise is sure. His light is matchless. His goodness is limitless. His mercy is everlasting. His love never changes. His Word is enough. His grace is sufficient. His reign is righteous. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. I wish I could describe Him to you . . . but He's indescribable. That's my King. He's incomprehensible, He's invincible, and He is irresistible.

I kinda figured you would point to that. ;-)

27 posted on 03/20/2014 4:50:45 PM PDT by wmfights
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