When we are humble and the kingdom advances, it is clear that only God should receive the glory!
This Kingdom of God was manifest as the kingdom the Son of Man when Christ, as man, raised from the dead and ascended to the Father to sit at His right hand to rule forever!
These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not: But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, … Continue reading Lost Sheep
The wicked will be severed from God's people for all eternity.
Let us sell all to have the pearl of great price in our lives: the kingdom of heaven!
Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened. And again he said, Whereunto shall I liken the kingdom of God? It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures … Continue reading Good Leaven?
Does Jesus mean the same same thing as Paul?
Jesus does not explain this parable to us. Therefore, we should hold our opinions with a loose grip.
So, what should we expect? The unexpected.
The kingdom of Christ is a spiritual one. It is not bound by borders or earthly military forces.