Category Archives: The Kingdom of God

When the Kingdom of God Was Partial

In the post “‘Something Greater Than…’ = ‘When the Perfect Comes…’,” I quoted this verse (among others): 1 Corinthians 13:10 but when the perfect comes, the partial will be done away. The kingdom of God was partial in the nation … Continue reading

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The Church Was a Transitional Stage Between Ancient Israel and the Kingdom of God

God used the church (that is, the one that existed in New Testament days) as a bridge between ancient Israel and the kingdom of God.  It was therefore a temporary ordering of things, just as the Feast of Booths had foreshadowed … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God Replaced the Church as the Church Had Replaced Israel

When God does a new thing, the old thing is supplanted.  Thus, once Messiah came, the temple was rendered obsolete for God’s purposes.  This is the way of God.  This is how He works. Therefore, when the church came into … Continue reading

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Daniel 2:34

Daniel 2:34 “You continued looking until a stone was cut out without hands, and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and crushed them. Jesus – the Messiah – is “the stone” (Psalm 118:22 and elsewhere). … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 18:2-3

2 Samuel 18:2 David sent the people out, one third under the command of Joab, one third under the command of Abishai the son of Zeruiah, Joab’s brother, and one third under the command of Ittai the Gittite. And the … Continue reading

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The Day of the Church Versus the Day of the Lord

The day of Israel gave way to the day of church.  That is, when Jesus was raised from the dead, He called to Himself all of the true sons of Israel.  The faithful of Israel became the faithful of the … Continue reading

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Zechariah 14:9

Zechariah 14:9 And the LORD will be king over all the earth; in that day the LORD will be the only one, and His name the only one. Who is the Lord who would be “king over all the earth?” … Continue reading

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2 Chronicles 2:11

2 Chronicles 2:11 Then Huram, king of Tyre, answered in a letter sent to Solomon: “Because the LORD loves His people, He has made you king over them.” We know that Solomon, being the son of David, is a type … Continue reading

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Is Jesus a False Prophet?

Is Jesus a false prophet?  Perish the thought!  It’s an entirely repugnant thought. Why then do I raise such a thought?  Because those who deny the fulfillment of Jesus’ promises of a coming kingdom are inadvertently begging for Him to … Continue reading

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The Gospels Were Written in Anticipation of the Coming Kingdom

The Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John – were originally called “The Memoirs of the Apostles.”  (This phrase comes from Justin Martyr writing in the mid-2nd Century A.D.)  When you read the four Gospels, it’s obvious that they are … Continue reading

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