God's special person will improve our world

A selection of verses showing that as part of his master plan, God promised to send a special person who will have his wisdom to rule the earth.

The Psalmist talks about a special king whose rule will be free from corruption:

Psalms 72 verses 1 - 2

1 God, give the king your justice;
your righteousness to the royal son.
2 He will judge your people with righteousness,
and your poor with justice.

The prophet Isaiah tells us about the qualities of this special person:

Isaiah 32 verse 1

1 Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, 
and princes shall rule in justice. 

Isaiah 42 verse 1

1 “Behold, my servant, whom I uphold, 
my chosen, in whom my soul delights: 
I have put my Spirit on him. 
He will bring justice to the nations. 

Isaiah 42 verse 4

4 He will not fail nor be discouraged, 
until he has set justice in the earth, 
and the islands wait for his law.” 

The prophet Jeremiah tells us that this special ruler will be a descendant of King David:

Jeremiah 23 verse 5

5 “Behold, the days come,” says the LORD, 
“that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, 
and he will reign as king and deal wisely, 
and will execute justice and righteousness in the land. 

These chapters have links to this theme: