So often those who would rule over us seek to do so out of their pride. Politicians, almost by definition, are pompous at heart, even if they feign humility. Jesus, by contrast, is truly humble. He does not rule over us to achieve something for Himself. Rather He rules over us to achieve something for us.
Jesus prepared for His role of ruling the world by walking the earth as one of us. He walked the proverbial mile in our shoes. He also walked a proverbial gauntlet that is hard for most of us to imagine, ending in a bloody and gruesome death.
Jesus prepared Himself to be our king by first being the lowliest among us. He did not even have a permanent roof over His head. Truly, the most humble man who ever walked the face of the earth is now ruling the universe from heaven.
He is thus worthy of our most heartfelt devotion and obedience. Turn to Him now and live your life motivated only by the desire to please Him. For this very purpose you were created.
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