Tag Archives: the kingdom of God

Christ’s Kingdom; June 15, 2022


Colossians 1:13-14 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. This isn’t how we usually think about salvation, … Continue reading

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Praise; April 10, 2022


Matthew 21:16 “Do you hear what these children are saying?” they asked him. “Yes,” replied Jesus, “have you never read,“‘From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise’ ?” This is a verse that was used extensively in … Continue reading

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Stewardship; March 3, 2021


Matthew 21:43 “Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit.” Some people have used this verse to justify what is called “Replacement Theology,” … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God; July 20, 2020


Matthew 12:28 “But if I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.” It struck me just now that whereas the proclamation of the kingdom of God is at the core … Continue reading

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God’s Dominion; September 4, 2019


Psalm 103:22 Praise the Lord, all his works everywhere in his dominion. Praise the Lord, O my soul. This verse echoes the first verse of this Psalm, but whereas the first verse focuses on the private, the internal, this verse … Continue reading

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Persecution; June 7, 2019


2 Timothy 3:12 In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. In the West, the minute we taste persecution we tend to think, “I didn’t sign up for this.” Yes, we did, … Continue reading

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Citizenship; May 19, 2019


Colossians 1:13-14 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Salvation changes our legal residence, our citizenship. This … Continue reading

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Focus; May 16, 2019


Philippians 3:18-19 For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is … Continue reading

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The Kingdom; January 1, 2019


Luke 12:32 Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. When I felt God was directing me to use this verse as the Scripture for the Year, I really didn’t think … Continue reading

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Rules of the Kingdom; June 29, 2018


Luke 19:26 “He replied, ‘I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but as for the one who has nothing, even what he has will be taken away.” This parable has the same point as the … Continue reading

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