Jesus: King of My Life

kingTITLE: Jesus: King of My Life


PROPOSITION: Jesus is King of my life because 1) He is the God of my life. 2) He is the Savior of my life. 3) He is the All of my life!

OBJECTIVE: Each person should be able to state why Jesus is their King.

AIM: To teach the Kingship of Jesus and emphasize his sovereignty over our lives.


1. Read: 1 Timothy 6:13-16

2. About the Text:

1) We no longer live in a society where kings and queens rule.

2) The closest thing we have to a king is the president, but it’s not the same.

3) We enjoy unprecedented freedom in our country as to not bow to an earthly monarch.

4) But the Bible declares that Jesus is the King of kings and Lord of lords.

5) How do we understand this concept?

6) Why should we own Jesus as King of our life today and what does that mean?

3. Ref. to S, T, P, O, and A.

DISCUSSION: Jesus is King of my life because . . .

I.   He is the God of My Life.

1. God is King.

1) Ps.7:2 “For the Lord Most High is awesome; He is a great King over all the earth.”

2) Ps.95:3 “For the Lord is the great God, And the great King above all gods.”

2. Jesus is God.

1) John 1:1ff – declares it plainly.

2) 1 John 5:20 – declares it plainly

3) Psalm 45:6; Hebrews 1:8 – Prophetic passage proves that Jesus is God.

4) Isaiah 9:6 – The Mighty God; The everlasting Father

3. He is the source of life (Read Colossians 1:15-18).

1) The creator.

2) The sustainer.

3) The giver of life.

4) In him is life (John 5:26 – “For as the Father has life in Himself, so He has granted the Son to have life in Himself”).

5) 2 Timothy 1:8-10 – abolished death, brought life through the gospel

4. To have a life that I call my life, I must own Him as my King.

II.  He is the Savior of My Life

1. In Luke 2:11 it was announced, “There is born to you a Savior.”

2. 1 Timothy 4:10 – He is the Savior of all!

3. 1 John 4:14 – Jesus was sent to be the Savior of the world.

4. 2 Cor.5:21 – Jesus was proved as the Savior of mankind through His sinless life and vicarious death on the cross.

5. I need a savior for my life.

1) I am like Jonah – Jonah 2:8

2) Because my sins merit my eternal death (Isaiah 59:2; Romans 6:23).

3) I cannot save myself based upon my own merits (Eph.2:8).

4) I want Jesus as my Savior to give me life (Matthew 16:25 – “For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.”).

III. He is the All of My Life.

1. Because He is my God and Savior, he is my all!

2. But consider that He is the reason we live.

1) Ecc.12:13

2) Matt.22:37-40

3. Romans 14:9 – “For to this end Christ died and rose and lived again, that He might be Lord of both the dead and the living.”

4. I want to be His subject!

1) Gal.2:20 – I want to be crucified with him.

2) 2 Cor.5:15 – “and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again.”

5. I want to serve under His benevolent rule!

1) Jesus idea of power is not the world’s idea – Matt.20:24-28.

2) His power comes from His humility – Phil.2:5ff.

3) John 13:12-17

6. I want to be in His kingdom and participate in His purposes!

1) Matthew 16:18, 19 – The kingdom is His church.

2) Revelation 1:5, 6 – We are made His kingdom.

3) It is an everlasting kingdom – (2 Peter 1:11).

4) Eph.2 – He wants everyone to be part of it.

7. He gave all for me; and so I must give all for Him; He is my All!


1. Jesus is my King because…

2. He is my God.

2) He is my Savior.

3) He is my all.

2. Invitation