The Lord of lords

1994 Autumn Lectures

1. God of Creation

By Revd Prof John L Mackay

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)”By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.” (Hebrews 11:3)

2. God of the Covenant

By Revd Prof John L Mackay

“I will establish my covenant as an everlasting covenant between me and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.” (Genesis 17:7)”Because of this oath, Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant.” (Hebrews 7:22)

3. God of History

By Revd Prof John L Mackay

“With my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth and its people and the animals that are on it, and I give it to anyone I please.” (Jeremiah 27:5)”His dominion is an eternal dominion; his kingdom endures from generation to generation. All the peoples of the earth are regarded as nothing. He does as he pleases with the powers of heaven and the peoples of the earth. No-one can hold back his hand or say to him: ‘What have you done?’” (Daniel 4:34-35)

4. God of Promise

By Revd Prof John L Mackay

“I will also appoint him my first-born, the most exalted of the kings of the earth. I will maintain my love to him for ever, and my covenant with him will never fail.” (Psalm 89:27-28)”He will be clothed with majesty and will sit and rule on his throne. And he will be a priest on his throne. And there will be harmony between the two.” (Zechariah 6:13)

5. God of Praise

By Revd Prof John L Mackay

“Yet you are enthroned as the Holy One; you are the praise of Israel.” (Psalm 22:3)”Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.” (Psalm 150:6)