Royal (earthly king)
God Laughs at the Machinations of Men
4 He who sits in the heavens laughs,
The Lord scoffs at them.
· If sin had its way, it would annihilate God’s government. It seeks to dethrone him. This is true of all sin.
· “[God] is Lord over those that hate him. . . . They are his unwilling servants even when they rage most against him.” (Newton)
· The death of the Savior was the signal for the fall of Satan’s kingdom.
· There is a consanguinity between all the graces of the Christian.