6 The One Who Rules Over All Things
How many creatures are there living and reproducing in the vast expanse of the universe, following the law of life over and over, adhering to one constant rule. Ah … ah … ah … ah…. (Intone: Among all things and in the heavens there is but One from everlasting to everlasting who holds sovereignty over everything.)
He will make mankind aware of His existence, behold His deed, trust in His sovereignty. The management of God is always going forward and has never ceased. He will make mankind behold His deed, and return to His kingdom. This is His plan, and the work that He has been conducting for thousands of years.
Those who die take with them the stories of the living, and those who are living repeat the same tragic history of those who have died. And so mankind can’t help but ask itself: Who is in command of this world? And who created this mankind? And who created this mankind? Was mankind really created by Mother Nature? Is mankind really in control of its own fate? … For thousands of years mankind has asked these questions, over and over again. Unfortunately, no one is capable of answering this question. Unfortunately, no one is capable of answering this question. Mankind does not know who is the Sovereign of all things in the universe, much less does he know the beginning and future of mankind. Mankind merely lives, perforce, amidst this law. None can escape it and none can change it, for there is but One from everlasting to everlasting who holds sovereignty over everything. He holds sovereignty over all things, He commands the four seasons, He gives mankind sunshine and brings the coming of night. It was He who laid out the heavens and earth, providing man with mountains, lakes and rivers and all the living things within them, providing man with mountains, lakes and rivers and all the living things within them.
Ah …He is the One who has never been beheld by man, the One whom mankind has never known, in whose existence mankind has never believed, He gave life to mankind. He is the One who nourishes mankind for its existence, and guides mankind up to the present day, He and He alone is whom mankind depends on for its survival. He knows man’s past, present and future, and only He can determine the fate of mankind. Regardless of whether you are able to recognize Him, and whether you believe or accept, He holds sovereignty over all things.
His deed is everywhere, His power is everywhere, His wisdom is everywhere, and His authority is everywhere. Who can exempt themselves from His sovereignty? And who can discharge themselves from His designs? All things exist beneath His gaze; all things live beneath His sovereignty. His deed and His power leave mankind with no choice but to acknowledge the fact that He really does exist and holds sovereignty over all things.
from “Man Can Only Be Saved Amidst the Management of God” in The Word Appears in the Flesh