Jesus Christ excels over all of creation and reigns supreme over everything in the created order.
Over all people
John 17:2 (NKJV)
2 as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to as many as You have given Him.
Matthew 25: 31-32 (NKJV)
31 “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats.
Romans 10:12 (NKJV)
12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him.
Over his enemies
1 Corinthians 15:25-26 (NKJV)
25 For He must reign till He has put all enemies under His feet. 26 The last enemy that will be destroyed is death.
Acts 2:32-35 (NKJV)
32 This Jesus God has raised up, of which we are all witnesses. 33 Therefore being exalted to the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, He poured out this which you now see and hear.
34 “For David did not ascend into the heavens, but he says himself:
‘The Lord said to my Lord,
“Sit at My right hand,
35 Till I make Your enemies Your footstool.” ’
Ephesians 4:8 (NKJV)
8 Therefore He says:
“When He ascended on high,
He led captivity captive,
And gave gifts to men.”
Over every power and authority
Colossians 2:15 (NKJV)
15 Having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it.
Ephesians 1:21 (NKJV)
21 far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come.
Over all traditions and institutions
Matthew 12:8 (NKJV)
8 For the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.”
Mark 2:28 (NKJV)
28 Therefore the Son of Man is also Lord of the Sabbath.”
Luke 6:5 (NKJV)
5 And He said to them, “The Son of Man is also Lord of the Sabbath.”
Over all things
1 Corinthians 15:28
28 Now when all things are made subject to Him, then the Son Himself will also be subject to Him who put all things under Him, that God may be all in all.
Matthew 11:27 (NKJV)
27 All things have been delivered to Me by My Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father. Nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and the one to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.
Matthew 28:18 (NKJV)
18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
John 3:35; 13:3; 16:33 (NKJV)
3:35 The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into His hand.
13:3 Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come from God and was going to God,
16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”
Acts 10:36 (NKJV)
36 The word which God sent to the children of Israel, preaching peace through Jesus Christ—He is Lord of all
Philippians 3:21 (NKJV)
21 who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.
Hebrews 2:8 (NKJV)
8You have put all things in subjection under his feet.”
For in that He put all in subjection under him, He left nothing that is not put under him. But now we do not yet see all things put under him.
Revelation 4:11 11“You are worthy, O Lord,
To receive glory and honor and power;
For You created all things,
And by Your will they exist and were created.”
God is testing us every day and has given us the right to make our own choices. Do you know which ones are the right choices in Gods mind?
Fear God, love God, honor God, and trust God with all your heart, mind and soul and you will receive and experience the joy of the promises of God’s blessings in His time.
Prayer: Father in heaven, hallowed is Thy Name. I praise You for Your Son and the Holy Spirit. I praise You for Your grace in sending us Your wisdom about “The Scope of Jesus Christ’s Pre-Eminence.” I praise You for Your caring, Your loving kindness, and Your generosity. Only Your graciousness and love could forgive the sins of mankind and still allow him to become a Son or daughter of Yours. Please bless those who have read this article for they too seek Your righteous truth, love, wisdom and understanding.
May God, Jesus, The Holy Spirit and Christianity be our guiding lights, our safety nets and our inspiration for loving happiness in all of Your kingdom. Father into your hands I commend my spirit. Not my will, but yours be done. Please come Lord Jesus.
I pray in Jesus sweet name and to His glory through the power of the Holy Spirit,