Kingdom of God

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The kingdom of God is God's kingdom invading the earthly kingdom. There is a tension between the "now" and "not yet."


The Teachings of Jesus

Part 6

II.  The Message (part 1)

A.  The Kingdom of God

1.  Root of Jesus' Teachings

2.  "Kingdom of Heaven" = "Kingdom of God"

a.  Matthew uses the terms interchangeably.

b.  "Of Heaven" in lieu of "of God"

3.  Four Interpretations

a.  Non-eschatological School

b.  Political School

c.  Consistent Eschatology

d.  Realized Eschatology

4.  Realized Passages

a.  Luke 11:20

b.  Luke 16:16

c.  Luke 17:20

5.  Future Passages

a.  Luke 11:2

b.  Matthew 7:21

c.  Luke 22:29

6.  The Already Now - Not Yet

a.  Kingdom is a dynamic reign of a king.

b.  Tension between the two realities.

c.  D-Day and V-Day

7.  Dangers

a.  Emphasizing the Now

b.  Emphasizing the Not Yet

c.  Separating the Old Testament and New Testament

8.  A Proper Approach


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