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19. April 2014 13:00
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The Government of God

19. April 2014 13:00 by don | 0 Comments

Everybody believes the solution to the problems of mankind and our nation is GOVERNMENT.   Even though we do not say that yet what do we talk about so much.  OUT OF THE ABUNDANCE OF OUR HEARTS our mouth speaks.

 SCHOOLS, CHURCHES, HOMES WE ALL DISCUSS GOVT.

We want a new govt. so we can have a better world

We want a new religion, so we can have a better world

We want new politicians so we can fix our world

 

ALL OF THIS PROVES WE BELIEVE THE ANSWER IS GOVT.

Is all of this belief inherent? YES.   God himself believes GOVT. is the answer to man problems

GEN.  I will send a seed to woman and this seed will crush your head.  Head means authority or govt.  he is saying I will take my govt back.

THIS IS SAYING SATAN TOOK GOVT.

We can tell what is wrong with man by the medication that is prescribed.   IF I SAY I NEED TYLENAL, WHAT IS WRONG?  

IF I SAY I NEED IMODIUM WHAT IS WRONG.

SO WE CAN TELL THE ANSWER TO THE PROBLEM BY WHAT GOD OFFERS AS THE SOLUTION

Isaiah 9 unto you  a child shall be born, and he shall come with THE GOVT ON HIS SHOLDERS NOT A RELIGION

WHAT IS HE COMING WITH?  GOVT.  WHAT GOVT.  THE GOVT.

Which means there are many kinds but one is his. Only one is his.

GOD SAYS THERE ARE MANY OTHER BUT ONLY ONE I KNOW ABOUT AND IT IS MY GOVT!

3. April 2014 12:56
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The power of the Kingdom of God

3. April 2014 12:56 by don | 0 Comments

 

The omnipotent power of God is not best demonstrated in violence, throwing thunderbolts and spreading devastation, but in self-sacrificing love and goodness.  It is love (not tyranny) that never faileth, and with God (love) all things are possible.  God is almighty, omnipotent.  That is fundamental.  But it is vital that all God’s elect realize that His power is not something separate from His wisdom and His love.  Jesus has made it abundantly clear that the power of God is not that of force, violence, or compulsion, but the power of love which “never faileth.”  “I, if I be lifted up (on the cross) from the earth, will draw all men unto me.”  Love is all-powerful and irresistible divine power is simply love in action.  The failure to distinguish between the omnipotence of force and violence and the omnipotence of love leads to the false ideas about God and His Kingdom that are so prevalent in the church systems today.  It is the infallible answer to those who impudently ask, “If God is omnipotent, why does He not stop war, sin, suffering, and all forms of evil?”  The omnipotence of love is something far grander and more noble than the omnipotence of force could ever be, though it is slower in operation.  But the end of love’s omnipotence is sure and abiding.  Love never faileth!  God so loved the world, and when love’s power has been played out through the progression of the ages, love will win, will conquer all.  Then all men will love God, not fear Him.  What a plan!  What incomprehensible wisdom! 

28. March 2014 12:25
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The Priority of the Kingdom and the King

28. March 2014 12:25 by don | 0 Comments

If you are interested in knowing more about the importance of the Kingdom of God, I decided to list some important Bible references that will help you to see the priority of the message of the Kingdom and the King.

1. The disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ were encouraged to give the Kingdom of God first place in their lives: “But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you” (Matt. 6:33). 

2. It was the Kingdom of God that Christ proclaimed when He began His public ministry:  “Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the Kingdom of God” (Mark 1:14). 

 

3. Its proclamation was the work God had commissioned Him to do: “And he said unto them, I must preach the Kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore am I sent” (Luke 4:43). 

5. March 2014 13:22
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The Kingdom is present and future

5. March 2014 13:22 by don | 0 Comments

 Attempts to see the Kingdom of God as a future event are mostly the product of the late nineteenth century's rise of dispensationalist. The Gospels tell us the Kingdom is to be sought in our lives,9 to be received now,10 that a man in Christ's day could see it and enter into it,11 and that it is found among us.

 Other passages refer to the Kingdom as a progressive, developing fact. The Lord's Prayer petitions "Thy kingdom come,"14 whereas we are told that "the kingdom of God is come"15 and that it is on earth and in heaven.16 Many of the parables regarding the Kingdom describe it in terms of the growth of a seed, tree, or yeast that develops over a period of time.17

There is no denying that many references to the Kingdom are in the future as well. It is described as existing at the end of the world and after the final judgment.18 The angelic messenger told Mary it would have "no end"19 and the Epistles refer to it as "an everlasting kingdom"20 that is "for ever and ever."21

 

 

The Kingdom of God and His Christ began with the ministry of Jesus Christ and will know no end. In history, it is whenever the Messiah reigns. We must preach salvation, but in doing so we must not reduce the gospel to a benefit. The gospel is "of the Kingdom of God." Salvation is our entry point, our submission to Jesus Christ as the Lord, or King, not only of our destiny, but of our lives, and of all heaven and earth. The gospel of salvation must lead us to the King and an understanding of ourselves as citizens in His Kingdom.

1. March 2014 15:23
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Old Testament Origins of the Kingdom

1. March 2014 15:23 by don | 0 Comments

 

The Kingdom was neither a new concept nor a new term to the Jews of our Lord's day. Not only the coming but also the triumphs of the Messiah were clearly foretold by Scripture.1 Jeremiah 23:5, for example, had declared,

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.

This Kingdom was seen as a coming with the Messiah of an age of true religion and universal peace and prosperity as the blessing of God spread with His dominion. Devout Jews are seen in the Gospels as anticipating this Kingdom. Most specifically we are told that Joseph "waited for the kingdom of God."2  ( Luke 23:50-51; regarding the expectations of Zacharias, Simeon, and Anna see Luke 1:67-79 and 2:25-38.)

 

Most Jews, including the apostles, envisioned a political, Jewish kingdom as the context for all the blessings prophesied. The Messiah would be the literal king of a Jewish state, institute religious reforms, usher in blessing and restoration, stand as a defender of Israel from foreign domination, and then eventually extend His dominion over the whole earth.

 

 

The association of the Messiah with a Kingdom was also an expectation of the Jews. Daniel declared that the God of heaven would set up a Kingdom that would never be destroyed and that it would be that of the Son of man who would come with clouds of heaven and would exercise an "everlasting dominion."3   Dan. 2:44, 7:13-14

21. February 2014 15:19
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Gordon Fee

21. February 2014 15:19 by don | 0 Comments

 

Gordon Fee, one of the wisest of evangelical New Testament scholars, once said in a lecture on Jesus: “You cannot know anything about Jesus,anything, if you miss the kingdom of God . . . . You are zero on Jesus if you don’t understand this term. I’m sorry to say it that strongly, but this is the great failure of evangelical Christianity. We have had Jesus without the kingdom of God, and therefore have literally done Jesus in.”

11. February 2014 14:24
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Our God Reigns

11. February 2014 14:24 by don | 0 Comments

The Very Specific Sense of "Your God Reigns"

Let's take time to look at one other Old Testament text that helps us understand the phrase "gospel of the kingdom," namely, Isaiah 52:7. We take one of our favorite songs from this verse. It looks forward to the time when God would bare his holy arm before the eyes of the nations and all the ends of the earth would see the salvation of our God (Isaiah 52:10). Verse 7 says (listen for the connection between gospel and kingdom): "How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good tidings [gospel!], who publishes peace, who bring good tidings [gospel!] of good, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion [now the content of the gospel], 'Your God reigns.'"

 

The gospel message that John the Baptist came to announce and the gospel that Jesus came to fulfill is the message: "Your God reigns!" Not just in the general sense of reigning as sovereign over all the universe, but in the new specific sense of baring his holy arm and revealing his glory and defeating his enemies and saving his people and establishing peace and righteousness on the earth. "Your God reigns" is virtually the same as saying, "The kingdom of God is at hand." Jesus would have meant the same thing if he had said, "The time is fulfilled; your God reigns. Repent and believe this gospel—the good tidings of salvation and peace."

20. January 2014 16:16
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Old Testament origins of the Kingdom of God

20. January 2014 16:16 by don | 0 Comments

Old Testament Origins of the Kingdom

The Kingdom was neither a new concept nor a new term to the Jews of our Lord's day. Not only the coming but also the triumphs of the Messiah were clearly foretold by Scripture.1 Jeremiah 23:5, for example, had declared,

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.

This Kingdom was seen as a coming with the Messiah of an age of true religion and universal peace and prosperity as the blessing of God spread with His dominion. Devout Jews are seen in the Gospels as anticipating this Kingdom. Most specifically we are told that Joseph "waited for the kingdom of God."2  ( Luke 23:50-51; regarding the expectations of Zacharias, Simeon, and Anna see Luke 1:67-79 and 2:25-38.)

 

Most Jews, including the apostles, envisioned a political, Jewish kingdom as the context for all the blessings prophesied. The Messiah would be the literal king of a Jewish state, institute religious reforms, usher in blessing and restoration, stand as a defender of Israel from foreign domination, and then eventually extend His dominion over the whole earth.

 

 

The association of the Messiah with a Kingdom was also an expectation of the Jews. Daniel declared that the God of heaven would set up a Kingdom that would never be destroyed and that it would be that of the Son of man who would come with clouds of heaven and would exercise an "everlasting dominion."3   Dan. 2:44, 7:13-14

15. January 2014 19:31
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A new mind

15. January 2014 19:31 by don | 0 Comments

 

Then what is repentance?  May the blessed Spirit of Truth help me, while I try to make a point.  METANOIA, the Greek word translated in the King James Version of the Bible as “repentance”, in its plainest and most literal meaning signifies A CHANGE OF MIND.  Yet that in itself can miss the mark.  A better rendering would be TO TAKE ANOTHER MIND.  A man may change in the conceptions of his mind, thus bringing himself to another viewpoint, but with the possibility of being just as mistaken in his new opinion as he was in his former.  But to TAKE ANOTHER MIND brings into being A NEW CREATURE, one who cannot revert back to the old viewpoint or adopt another faulty reasoning out of the limited powers of the old mind.  So let us see that repentance has to do with the TAKING OF ANOTHER MIND, never before possessed.  There is to be no mixing of the old leaven with the new bread.  This is extremely important if we are to have any understanding at all of God’s workings in this, our day.

 

Our minds need to become new to understand and to enjoy the Kingdom of God.  Jesus said, ‘Repent, the kingdom of God is here’.  The Kingdom of God is introduced with the understanding of a new mind.

 

                  REGENERATION = REFERS TO A  RADICAL CHANGE OF  NATURE

 

                  CONVERSIONS = REFERS TO A RADICAL CHANGE OF LIFESTYLE

 

 

                  REPENTANCE  =REFERS TO A RADICAL EXCHANGE OF MINDS