The Kingdom of God

The Kingdom of God

“The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” – Mark 1:15 What is the Kingdom of God? It’s interesting how many of us who have been in church for most of our lives have difficulty answering this question. Some of you might say the answer is Jesus, or the cross, or Heaven, or forgiveness, and indeed, it is all of those things, but The Kingdom of God is even more than that!  On earth, humans have their own little kingdoms, or domains, all of which are collectively enveloped by larger kingdoms. For example, my kingdom is subject to my family structure, my workplace, and the city, state, and country in which I live. My will is my own, but it is still contingent to the authority of other kingdoms. What happens “big picture” is that little kingdoms are encased

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The Kingdom of God

“The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” – Mark 1:15 What is the Kingdom of God? It’s interesting how many of us who have been in church for most of our lives have difficulty answering that question. Some of you might say the answer is Jesus, or the cross, or Heaven, or forgiveness, and indeed, it is all of those things, but The Kingdom of God is even more than that! On earth, human beings have their own little kingdoms, or domains, all of which are collectively enveloped by larger kingdoms. For example, my kingdom is subject to my family structure, my workplace and the city, state and country in which I live. My will is my own, but it is still contingent on the authority of other kingdoms. What happens in the “big picture” is that little

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