Jesus is the king of the world
Kings Cross Quotes by Timothy J. Keller
Third day- King of Glory
Jesus is a king, but not a king in the world's definition
One thing that is striking about it is how strange it sounds to modern ears. The universe is ultimately not a democracy. There is no parliament or committee. This has some implications:. Notice that Jesus is King of the universe, not simply the Church or all Christians.
Jump to navigation. Today we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King -- probably one of the most almost direct contradictions of the way of Jesus as we could find to celebrate. Remember in the Gospels the couple of times that people wanted to make Jesus a king and he refused? In fact, he went into hiding when he was in trial before Pilate. Pilate says, "Are you the king of the Jews? Some years ago, many years ago, Mohandas Gandhi -- the great Hindu religious leader in India who brought about a revolution, an overthrow of the British empire through active love, not violence -- said about Christianity: "Christianity has not failed.
Then in that day The nations will resort to the root of Jesse, Who will stand as a signal for the peoples; And His resting place will be glorious. Therefore Pilate said to Him, "So You are a king? There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Editor's note: This homily is from Nov. Today we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King -- probably one of the most almost direct.
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Christ the King is a title of Jesus in Christianity referring to the idea of the Kingdom of God where the Christ is described as seated at the Right Hand of God  as opposed to the secular title of King of the Jews mockingly given at the crucifixion. The title "Christ the King" is also frequently used as a name for churches, schools, seminaries, hospitals, and religious institutes. -