- GOD EXPECTS IT TO INCREASE.
9:7 = "Of the increase of his government
and peace there shall be no end."
- GOD EXPECTS IT TO EXPAND.
9:10 = "And his kingdom shall be from
sea even to sea, and from the river
even to the ends of the earth."
1:8 = "But ye shall receive power,
after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall
be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea,
and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost past of the earth."
- PEACEABLE: (That is it is not for
physical warfare among men)
- GOD WANTED WARFARE TO CEASE..
46:9 = "He maketh wars to cease unto
the end of the earth."
NOTE: When the Word
of God dwells in mans heart there will be peace
10:15 = "And how shall they preach,
except they be sent? As it is written, how beautiful
are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace,
and bring glad tidings of good things."
14:17 = "For the kingdom of God is
not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and
joy in the Holy Ghost."
Timothy 2:1-2 = "I exhort therefore,
that first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions,
and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings,
and for all that are in authority; that we may lead
a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty."
12:14 = "Follow peace with all
men, and holiness, without which no man shall see
3:17-18 = "But the wisdom that is
from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and
easy to be entreated, full of mercy, and good fruits,
without partiality, and without hypocrisy. And the fruit
of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make
- THE CHILDREN OF GOD ARE PEACEMAKERS.
5:9 = "Blessed are the peacemakers:
for they shall be called the children of God."
- ALL THE FORCES OF HELL SHALL NOT
PREVAIL AGAINST IT.
16:18-19 = "And I say also unto thee,
that thou art Peter, and upon this
rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell
shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto
thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever
shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever
thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven."
- THE SPIRITUAL KINGDOM OF THE LORD
WOULD WIELD A MORE POWERFUL
INFLUENCE IN THE WORLD THAN ANY KINGDOM IN ITS
PERIOD OF GREATEST
STRENGTH OR POWER.
12:27-29 = "And this word, yet once
more, signifieth the removing of
those things that are shaken, as of things that are
made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be
moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God
acceptably with reverence and godly fear: for our God
is a consuming fire."
Corinthians 4:20 = "For the kingdom
of God is not in word, but in power."
- THE KINGDOM OF GOD DOES DEPEND (EXIST)
ON THE POWERFUL ELOQUENT
AND PERSUASIVE WORDS OF MEN FOR ITS EXISTENCE.
However it does depend
upon "the gospel of Christ: for it is the
power of God unto salvation" =
1:16). Paul wrote in I
Corinthians 2:4 = "And my speech
and my preaching
was not with enticing words of mans wisdom, but
in the demonstration of the
Spirit and of power."
- PREDOMINANT: (IT WILL PREVAIL UNTIL)
Corinthians 15:25 = "For he must reign,
till he hath put all enemies under his feet."
2:7-9 = "Thou madest him a little lower
than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour,
and didst set him over the works of thy hands: Thou hast
put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that
he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that
is not put under him. But now we see not yet all
things put under him. But we see Jesus, who was made a
little lower than the angels for the suffering of death,
crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of
God should taste death for every man." (Read
- THE PROPHET DANIEL WROTE IN Daniel
7:14 = "His dominion is an everlasting
dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom
that which shall not be
- THE ANGEL SPEAKING TO MARY ABOUT
CHRIST SAID: Luke
1:31-33 = "And,
behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth
a son, and shalt call his name Jesus. He shall be great,
and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the
Lord God shall give unto him the throne of David: and
he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and
of his kingdom there shall be no end."
- QUESTIONS I MUST ANSWER:
- AM I IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD?
- AM I DOING MY PART TO ACCOMPLISH
THESE ENDS? (Ephesians
- IF I AM NOT THEN I AM AN ENEMY OF
6:24 = "No man can serve two masters:
for either he will hate the one,
and love the other; or else he will hold to the one,
and despise the other. Ye
cannot serve God and mammon."
12:25 = And Jesus knew their thoughts,
and said unto them, every
kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation;
and every city or house
divided against itself shall not stand."
- SONG: IS THY HEART RIGHT WITH GOD?