Lordship meant complete possession on the one hand
and complete submission on the other. God is never a capricious or unjust Master and
therefore does not ask what cannot be performed, and never requires a task for which He
does not equip His servants. In other words, everything God asks us to do is good and just
and can be accomplished as we trust Him to enable us to do all that He has asked us to do.
And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold,
my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.
He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in
Thus saith the Lord God, It shall not stand, neither shall it come to
I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify
thy name for evermore.
Then Manoah entreated the Lord, and said, O my Lord, let the man of God
which thou didst send come again unto us, and teach us what we shall do unto the child
that shall be born.
O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness
extendeth not to thee.
And he said, Lord God, Whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?