God as King

The "Rod of Iron" loosens its grip on Jesus.

The "Rod of Iron" loosens its grip on Jesus.

Have you ever heard that when Jesus returns, he’ll rule the nations with a rod of iron? What image comes to mind? If you’re like me, a picture of muscly Rambo-Jesus crushing rebellion with a heavy fist is somehow the first picture that pops up. Funny. But not so funny. Because it’s not true.