Essay On Kingdom Of God

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Out of the many elements that Jesus taught about regarding the Kingdom of Heaven/God, there are some elements that stand out more than others. Jesus teaching about the Kingdom of God as not mans, but belonging to God is an important element. It is spoke of as being a Kingdom with dynamic power. The power that is held by Jesus over spiritual or demonic adversaries is one notable element that helps to bring power to the Kingdom of God (Guthrie, 1970). “But they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them any longer in heaven. So down the great dragon was hurled, the original serpent, the one called Devil and Satan, who is misleading the entire inhabited earth; he was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him” (Revelations…show more content…
In the past, the Holy Spirit brought the Kingdom to earth, first by forming the earth. "The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep water. The Spirit of God was hovering over the water" (Genesis 1:2) Through the people God had called to do great things in growing mankind. In the present usage, Jesus spoke that the Kingdom was within each believer. "Blessed are those who are persecuted for doing what God approves of. The kingdom of heaven belongs to them" (Matthew 5:10). In the future, Jesus spoke of the Kingdom as existing in the future. "He said to them, I can guarantee this truth: Some people who are standing here will not die until they see the kingdom of God arrive with power" (Mark 9:1). It is important to understand the never-ending existence of the Kingdom of God because our lives revolve around time, and the Kingdom of God has no limits such as time. This is an element that is quite difficult for most of us, if not all to understand. The Kingdom of God has existed since the beginning and has power for all who believe in all times and eras (Guthrie,

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