The Kingdom of God and the Restoration of Israel

by Sir Anthony Buzzard The restoration of the Kingdom to Israel is the principal theme of the message of the Hebrew prophets. With one voice they look forward to a great day coming when the Messiah, God’s agent, will rule the earth from Jerusalem. No New Testament writer ever doubted this. They do not need … Continue reading The Kingdom of God and the Restoration of Israel

The Christian’s Destiny — Rulership with Jesus in the Coming World Government

Author:- Sir Anthony Buzzard http://www.focusonthekingdom.org Few students of Christianity seem to be aware that believers in Jesus are destined for government office. An extraordinary conspiracy of silence hides from churchgoers the very point and purpose of the Christian life. Yet the biblical writers knew very well what was involved in discipleship. Our New Testament documents … Continue reading The Christian’s Destiny — Rulership with Jesus in the Coming World Government

Are They Telling You the Truth About the Gospel?

by Sir Anthony Buzzard http://www.focusonthekingdom.org Ask any Christian and student of the Bible and they will probably tell you that the Gospel message of salvation consists of two great truths: 1. Jesus died for our sins. 2. Jesus rose from the dead and ascended to the Father. Few have stopped to ask themselves: Is this … Continue reading Are They Telling You the Truth About the Gospel?

The Amazing Shift Away from Jesus in the Popular Gospel

Author:- Sir Anthony Buzzard http://www.focusonthekingdom.org "Jesus came to do three days work" —Billy Graham Protestants have inherited a Gospel from their Protestant heritage. The question is, does this Protestant Gospel do justice to the Bible’s and particularly Jesus’ definition of the Gospel? Jesus was the initial preacher of the saving Gospel: “How then can we … Continue reading The Amazing Shift Away from Jesus in the Popular Gospel

Acts: A Gold Mine of Kingdom Treasures!

by Kenneth LaPrade, Texas Many folks might be motivated to ask a person like me, “Why even bother emphasizing the Gospel of the Kingdom of God repeatedly? After all, we (as Christians) already believe that Jesus died for our sins and was resurrected. Isn’t that the whole Gospel? So what then is the big deal … Continue reading Acts: A Gold Mine of Kingdom Treasures!

Why does Matthew use “the Kingdom of Heaven”?

If we were to look for one single theme that seems to be the most central and most important theme of the entire gospel of Matthew, it would be the theme of the coming of the kingdom. We see in the first instance that the term gospel refers to the gospel of the kingdom — … Continue reading Why does Matthew use “the Kingdom of Heaven”?

The Kingdom Hope in the Parables of Jesus

Copyright © Tim Warner The Nature and Purpose of Parables The Gospels contain several Kingdom parables. But, before we address the meanings of these parables, we need to first look at parables in general. Matthew 13:34-3534 All these things Jesus spoke to the multitude in parables; and without a parable He did not speak to … Continue reading The Kingdom Hope in the Parables of Jesus

The Coming Kingdom in the Gospels

Copyright © Tim Warner The Kingdom in the Birth Narratives The first event featured in the New Testament was the birth of Jesus Christ. Interwoven into the birth narratives, in Matthew and Luke, references to Christ's coming Kingdom abound. There is more emphasis on the fact that Jesus, as the Messiah, would rule as King, … Continue reading The Coming Kingdom in the Gospels

The Kingdom Hope – In the Old Testament

Copyright © Tim Warner The Ancient Hope of the SaintsThe coming of the physical Kingdom of God to earth was the universal hope of the saints since the beginning, even before Israel was a nation. Even the oldest book in the Bible speaks of this hope. Job, who even predated Abraham, expected to be raised … Continue reading The Kingdom Hope – In the Old Testament

Who will Inherit the Kingdom of God?

January 20, 2022 Tim Warner 4windsfellowships.net The previous post in this series of articles – Deception in the Last Days – dealt with how doctrine affects behavior. Sound doctrine tends to influence Christians towards right behavior, moving us to faith, hope, and love, motivating us that we “may not become lazy, but imitators of those … Continue reading Who will Inherit the Kingdom of God?