Klicke auf den Link „Bearbeiten“, um diese Seite zu ändern oder eine neue Seite hinzuzufügen. IV. What Is God’s Purpose for the Earth? And so the hope of this Kingdom includes a belief in some very good news, namely that the transformation and healing of an individual or of a society is truly possible. Not good advice—good news. The Good News of the Kingdom of God. XXX. . You will be the father of many nations. To believe is to take Jesus at His word and to recognize that God loved us so much that He sent His only begotten Son to free us from the bondage of sin and harmful desires. I get frankly very tired of people building their theologies around that as good news. 40). Jesus made it very clear--“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Jesus and the Kingdom of God: Parables of the Kingdom. (In this world) The Kingdom of God is entered by being born again. The Son of Man is a Messianic title for God’s anointed King. This tells me something…. Find right answers right now! The key phrase here:   And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved (v 21). Suchen. For centuries, people have prayed for that Kingdom to come. The Good News of the Kingdom By Nathan Warner “Get yourself up on a high mountain, O Zion, bearer of good news, Lift up your voice mightily, O Jerusalem, bearer of good news; Lift it up, do not fear. How do we enter the kingdom? [41] According to the Witnesses, Jesus Christ has been ruling as king of the kingdom since 1914, based on their interpretations of biblical chronology[42] and current world conditions. (you are in or you are out.). Matthew 18:1-4. We will see this when we look at "The Day of the Lord.". The Kingdom of God is revealed in history. 24:14)] which foretells the coming kingdom of Christ that will entail social justice and equity between and among all men; and still another is what the Bible calls the "ETERNAL GOSPEL" (Rev. Why is this important? We have the "first fruits" (Rom 8:23) of the Spirit as God’s pledge of the rest of the harvest." Jesus: The Reason for the Christmas Season. "God’s colonial outpost, the church, lives as a witness, in the present, of things to come. Exceptions: (Nathan’s shepherd & Ezekiel’s eagle), Rabbinic Parables were used to teach about the Torah: mostly 300-600AD, Jesus Parables were used to teach about the K o G, Parables of the Kingdom: Dodd   Matthew 13, Mark 4, Luke 8, Modern scholarship tends to be Apocalyptic in its study of the Kingdom, •1. (that is what happened)  vs 10-13  apocalyptic language. You will have a PDF class handout and a simple PowerPoint, I hope to soon add MP3 audio as well. He is our Father and He wants us to live as His sons and daughters. This is exciting!!!! Mark 1:15, ESV: "and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”" Mark 1:15, KJV: "And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of … The Day of the Lord   Joel 2:28-29  I will pour out my spirit in those days. These groups often place special emphasis on the role of a restored kingdom of Israel. Matthew 5:3-10   Being poor, mourning, meek, hungry, merciful, pure, peacemakers and persecuted. Parable of the net: Matthew 13:47-50, •8. (and I am not contradicting myself), Is the church the kingdom? Abraham lived in a land which would eventually be his people’s, yet he remained a foreigner. Parables are not generally found in OT but were used by Rabbinic teachers in Jesus time. They say the gospel/good news is salvation, but salvation, though wonderful, is just the first step. Where… The Kingdom of God is revealed in parables (because it has to be). It is not located in any particular place. [Kingdom Come   Hicks and Valentine], "We live as if the future is already present.". What is the kingdom? This can be accomplished by discerning how the Holy Spirit (God) is calling one to act in the concrete circumstances of one’s life. Isaiah 2:1-4  The kingdom of God:  In the last days…   The mountain of the Lord’s temple will become chief among the mountains. The Kingdom of God is the church (and I am not contradicting myself above). We can clearly see how it is not yet!!! 87:6). They don't address the really big, really important questions: Why are we here? The fact of the matter is, the word gospel can legitimately be used in a number of ways. Mark 10:23-25    The rich cannot enter it. Which is the better opinion for a Christian: theistic evolution, natural evolution or evolutionary creation? XXXVI. If you do not understand the kingdom, then you understand nothing. They obey the established laws, and they surpass the laws in their own lives. Matt 6:25-33    The key:  Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness. It was realized in part with the coming of the kingdom in Acts 2, but will be fully realized in the final Kingdom of God in heaven (Revelation 21:1f)    I strongly encourage you to look at the notes on the Kingdom of God below. The Kingdom comes. Refers to AD 70. What does it mean in the Bible when it says that God made humans from dust? The word “kingdom” means something more than a territory or an area of land. III. The Kingdom of God is not coextensive with or equal to the church. The Kingdom of God is something entered (and left)   You cannot be in the KOG and in the world!!! I will walk among you and be your God. The Kingdom of God cannot be moved. This is unique about Christianity from any other world religion. Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all these things will be added to you. "Throughout Solomon’s reign Judah and Israel lived in safety form Dan to Beer-sheba, each man under his own vine and his own fig tree. Parable of the Pearl of great price: Matthew 13:45-46, •7. [Kingdom Come, Hicks and Valentine]. The Kingdom of God is any individual who has Jesus as his or her king. Can you comment on these claims? The prophets announced that God would establish a kingdom not just for one nation or people but for the whole world. In order to preach about God's Kingdom, a person HAS TO KNOW what God's Kingdom is. However, this is limited to a spiritual or ecclesiastical kingdom until the, when Christ will also establish a political Kingdom of God. This is made clear by Matthew, Mark and Luke. 1965 - "This Good News of the Kingdom" Jahr. Where Jesus is, this is where the kingdom is. When all is set, he comes to his people to reveal himself. VIII. Dont worry who is sneeking in (Motives of the heart) i.e. The Kingdom of God is a very big concept. A place where people get saved. What is valuable in the KOG? What is the Good News of the Gospel? Jesus takes up John’s message of repentance and calls His disciples to believe in the gospel – the good news He has come to deliver. (Also  Phil 1:9-10 blameless and pure until the day of Christ. 2 Peter 3:13  We are looking forward to a new heaven and earth. Through the gate  Jesus:  I am the gate John 10:7  I am the gate for the sheep. Jesus makes a close parallel:   Whatever you bind on earth (in the church?) The power of the Kingdom good news is a major factor, for it is news about blessings that will come to mankind. The Good News according to Jesus was that the Kingdom of God was near to them, and that they could enter therein. This is the OT equivalent of Luke 21:7-36 and Matthew 24:3-44. XXIII. [44] Accordingly, the subtitle of their primary journal, The Watchtower, is "Announcing Jehovah’s Kingdom". It this world there will be war and there will not be full justice. Luke 8:1 (HCSB) Soon afterwards He was traveling from one town and village to another, preaching and telling the good news of the kingdom of God. We are tempted too much to see the kingdom as an earthly thing!!! The goal of The Good News is to provide understanding. David Lipscomb:  "God calls us to a radical alien mentality, but he provides the power for such a life through his indwelling and empowering Holy Spirit that transforms us into the image of his Son.". Kingdom = gospel=Good News   (Jesus came preaching the gospel). However, this is limited to a spiritual or ecclesiastical kingdom until the Millennium when Christ will also establish a political Kingdom of God. The kingdom of David was already and not yet. The peculiarity of disciples is not that they wear quaint clothing or don’t use modern technology. God chooses a man, he chooses a tribe, he chooses a people, he chooses a place, he gives them a covenant, he sends them prophets, he prepares a nation. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” Christ is the King of God’s kingdom, and He teaches us the importance of the Father’s kingdom in His model prayer known as The Lord’s Prayer. Repentance is the first step. The Kingdom of God is revealed in history. Matthew 3:3-10. Entering Canaan is a foreshadow of our entering our eternal rest (Hebrews 3,4). The Kingdom of God is a radical ethic in complete and utter opposition to the worldly ethic and worldly kingdoms. Jesus:  I will build my church on the confession that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God. Robert    Week 3, 5. No, it is not. Rwanda: yb12 171, 255. Parable of the Lamp:  Mark 4:21-25, Luke 8:16-18 –, •10. Previous to Pentecost the Church or Kingdom is spoken of as in the future, but after that day it is spoken of as having an actual existence (Acts 2:41; Acts 5:11; Acts 8:1; Hebrews 12:28). XXXI. – 2 Timothy 3:16-17. (note: Matthew 18:1-4  Who is great in the kingdom? Yes, Jesus reigns. One of the first times we see mention of the gospel of the kingdom is in Isaiah. The Day of the Lord in the Old Testament. In the past you were told this, but in the Kingdom of God, this is how it will be. Hos 11:1   Out of Egypt I called my son (into the Kingdom of God). ( Luke 4:43) "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news." Literally, give no thought or concern to your life. Luke 4:18-21   Jesus declares the kingdom has arrived. If you want to have the closest earthly vision to what the kingdom of God is, go to Genesis 2. If you do not have this right, then you have nothing right. They were non-professionals, had no wealth or position. … Isaiah 40:3-11   The Kingdom:  All flesh will see the salvation of God. However, Latter-day Saints believe that this theocratic "kingdom" will in fact be quasi-republican in organization, and will be freely chosen by the survivors of the millennial judgments rather than being imposed upon an unwilling populace. XXVII. In this sense, the kingdom of God is spiritual—Jesus said His kingdom was not of this world (John 18:36), and He preached that repentance is necessary to be a part of the kingdom of God (Matthew 4:17). Not good advice—good news. (also 2 Cor 1:12-14), 1 Cor   5:5 hand this man over to Satan so that the sinful nature may be destroyed and his spirit saved on The Day of the Lord. The Kingdom of God is best described in the Sermon on the Mount. What is our purpose in life? What kind of good news he is talking about? A number of groups take a political/eschatological approach to the Kingdom of God emphasizing a physical reign of Jesus Christ on earth after the parousia (rapture). The Kingdom of God and the World. 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