The Kingdom of God and the New Creation

While he was with them, he commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father’s promise. “Which,” he said, “you have heard me speak about; for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit in a few days.”So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, are you restoring theContinue reading “The Kingdom of God and the New Creation”

The Kingdom of God and Redemption

In the Old Testament, God was at work to show Israel the plight of man.  By sending the nation into exile in Babylon, the Lord taught His people that there was a greater exile at hand – the exile of all mankind from God’s Kingdom.   Through His prophets, the Lord revealed to His people thatContinue reading “The Kingdom of God and Redemption”

The Kingdom of God After the Fall

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions,envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. GALATIANS 5:19-21 The Serpent’s Deception In Eden all was good.  MankindContinue reading “The Kingdom of God After the Fall”

The Kingdom of God at Creation

At creation, the world was fit for God’s Kingdom. This included us, mankind. Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, the whole earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.” So God created manin his own image;he createdContinue reading “The Kingdom of God at Creation”

The Problem of Evil

For our momentary light affliction is producing for us an absolutely incomparable eternal weight of glory.  So we do not focus on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. 2 CORINTHIANS 4:17-18 There are few questions that everyone ventures to answer.  Physicians have theirContinue reading “The Problem of Evil”