The Kingdom of God
A proper Biblical understanding of this subject is vital for followers of Jesus Christ because it is intricately tied to their identity and authority in this fallen world. It is crucial to seek the Verity found in the Word of God concerning this topic rather than its interpretation in the culture, which may be referring to another kingdom and not that of our sovereign God.
Sadly, a lack of Biblical understanding of this topic is one of the reasons there are so many differing opinions and teachings within the body of Christ, creating confusion when it ought not to be so.
Holy Spirit, in His infinite wisdom, allowed the hosts of your favorite podcast to partake in His teaching mission on this topic during this episode.
TSV family! Grab your Bibles, and open up your journals. It’s time to feast on the Verity that is the Word of God.
- According to the Bible, what is the kingdom of God? — 11:19
- Discuss what it means to inherit the kingdom of God and who’s eligible to receive this inheritance— 30:18
- Through your eyes, what does it look like to live in the Kingdom of God?— 55:34
TSV family! The Kingdom of God, as found in the Bible, refers to the sovereign and universal reign of our eternal King over the universe. This Verity can be found in the divinely orchestrated narrative, traced through the pages of the Bible, and has been unfolding within history, from Adam to Jesus Christ and beyond.
“The LORD has established His throne in heaven, And His kingdom rules over all.” ~ Psalms 103:19, NKJV.
“God reigns over the nations, God sits on His holy throne.” ~ Psalms 47:8, NKJV.
Also, the kingdom of God is manifested in the Person of our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and He is the only one who grants access to those who will inherit the Kingdom of God.
“Once, on being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, “The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed, nor will people say, ‘Here it is,’ or ‘There it is,’ because the kingdom of God is in your midst.” ~ Luke 17:20-21, NIV.
“Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:” ~ Matthew 25:34, NKJV.
As blood-bought, Spirit-filled followers of Jesus Christ, we are eligible to receive this inheritance and dwell within the Kingdom of our sovereign God. We do so by obeying His Word, performing works of righteousness led by His indwelling Spirit, and enduring till the end.
“and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together” ~ Romans 8:17, NKJV.
“So Jesus said to them, “Assuredly I say to you, that in the regeneration, when the Son of Man sits on the throne of His glory, you who have followed Me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.” ~ Matthew 19:28, NKJV.
TSV family! When we dwell in the Kingdom of God through the indwelling of His Holy Spirit, we have the power to fulfill His will and purpose for our lives bringing glory to His name.
“Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven.” ~ Matthew 6:10, NKJV.
All His blessings!
If you are reading this but don’t have a relationship with Jesus Christ and feel led to accept Him as your Lord and Savior, we invite you to do so, today.