But about the Son he
says, "Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever, and righteousness
will be the scepter of your kingdom.
My friend Tim is reading
his Bible with me. The other day he sent me an email pointing out the
Jesus Christ as the
righteous King has no standard to be compared against. He should be the scale
against which every man is measured.
Spot on Tim!
I love that wording, “He should be the scale against which every man is
He is the perfect Ruler
and the ruler by which we are measured perfectly.
His assessment of us
finds us insufficient.
His measurement is
He leaves no detail
uncontrolled or unaccounted.
By the standard of Jesus,
we all fall short.
But God provided by grace
the opportunity in faith to receive Jesus’ accomplishments as our very own.
If we are hidden in
Christ, we are perfect and measured holy and blameless.
Jesus is the Ruler and
the ruler of all mankind.
How do you measure up?