Intertestamental period The phrase the Kingdom of God is not common in intertestamental literature. Where it does occur, such as in the Psalms of Solomon and the Wisdom of Solomonit usually refers "to God's reign, not to the realm over which he reigns, nor to the new age, [nor to
There are no direct references to the "kingdom of God" in the O. There are general references to God's rule sovereignty Ps.
Possible examples of indirect references to the "kingdom of God" II Sam. Words employed in original Biblical languages A. Hebrew Old Testament 1.
Greek New Testament 1. Old Testament background for understanding Messianic King and kingdom A. God's intent was for Theocratic reign in lives of His people, individually and collectively.
Israelites rebelliously demanded a physically personified King-figure - Deut. Prophets prophesied of Messianic King and kingdom - cf. Israelites developed exclusivistic, nationalistic, racist and religious conceptions of physical, earthly and political kingdom, and thus their Messianic expectations were inaccurate.
Jewish peoples rejected Jesus as Messianic King - Matt. New Covenant understanding of the "kingdom of God" A. Christological basis of kingdom 1. Jesus Christ is King - Mk. The Kingdom is the ontological reign of the King.
Origen referred to autobasileia - "the kingdom of Himself" B.
Spiritual basis of kingdom 1. Different from physical kingdom - Jn. Contrasted with diabolic spiritual reign a. Connected with spiritual realities a.
Holy Spirit - Matt. Functional basis of kingdom 1. The grace-dynamic of God causes the kingdom to function. The kingdom involves the functional Lordship of Jesus Christ. Universal basis of kingdom 1.
The reign of Christ is for all peoples a.
Not just for people of Jewish nation, race or religion 2. The reign of Christ is intended for all places a. Not just a localized place, realm or sphere b.The term "kingdom of the LORD" appears twice in the Hebrew Bible, in 1 Chronicles and 2 Chronicles In addition, "his kingdom" and "your kingdom" are sometimes used when referring to God.
" Yours is the kingdom, O Lord" is used in 1 Chronicles –12 and "His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom" in Daniel , for example.
"The Hebrew word malkuth [ ] refers first to a reign. The Church of Almighty God was created because of the appearance and work of Almighty God, the second coming of the Lord Jesus, Christ of the last days.
Kingdom of God -- Special Topic by Dr. Bob Utley, professor of hermeneutics (retired).
What is the Kingdom of God? It is the central theme of Jesus’ teaching and the foundational message of the Church founded by Him through His disciples.
The answer is, the kingdom of God is God’s reign — his sovereign action in the world to redeem and deliver a people and then at a future time finish it and renew his people and the universe completely.
“The kingdom” is a big theme for Jesus. In the ESV translation, “kingdom” is mentioned times in the Gospels. But then “kingdom” is mentioned only 34 times in the rest of the New Testament, prompting Christopher from the UK to write in.
“Hi, Pastor John! Thank you very much for your.