What is the Kingdom?

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    The gospel is the kingdom of God (Mt 4:23, 24:14; Lk 16:16; Acts 8:12). The parables are about the kingdom (Mt 13:24, 31, 33, 44, 45, 47; 18:23; 20:1; 25:1, 14). Jesus begins his ministry preaching the kingdom (Mt 4:17; Mk 1:14). He commissions his followers to preach the kingdom (Mt 10:7). Even after death, he preaches the kingdom (Acts 1:3). The kingdom is the Lord's mission. It’s what he dedicates his life’s work to. It’s his very purpose for coming, in fact (Lk 4:43).

    Though we don’t talk about it in church, the kingdom is the heart of the New Testament. So wouldn’t it behoove us to know what it is? It should.

    So what is it?
     
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    Who are the King and Queen?
     
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    Christ is the king. The bride of Christ is the church.

    No subjects. A kingdom in which all are equal, counted as priests. Just the church and her king.

    Oops, I just gave an answer. The kingdom is the church. That's my answer, anyway. I know people dispute that, but then what do they say the kingdom is? Invariably they give some nebulous futuristic answer that makes no sense.
     
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    So Christ is married to a bunch of pedophiles? Um...no.
     
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    Who told you that?
     
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    Well, the church is full of them, and they are equal, like you said.
     
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    What do you think the church is? That building on the corner that says St. Mary's?
     
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    Mark, Matthew, Luke and John never met Jesus, and neither have we. Maybe you should ask your pastor to talk about the Kingdom next Sunday. Let us know how you made out.
     
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    I may ask him. I doubt that I'll tell how I make out, though.
     
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    They tell you the kingdom is death, this is the greek death cult teachings of hades and Egyptian underworld teachings.
    You need to remember who is compiling this new one world religion so they could be the authority over all- Rome. In recognizing who the propaganda is coming from, then you have to recognize their motive and intention.
    In order to get the avg dupe to fight & die for the living kingdom that is Rome, they have to make up a kingdom in death, so they don't hesitate sacrificing this life for a claimed charade of a better life in death*. It also keeps some fom uprising against their poor position and living conditions through promise of a better life in death. Meantime, none of the kings or priests themselves are in a rush to go to this club med in death.
    *NOTE CONSTANTINE USES THE SIGN (MARK) OF DEATH (THE CROSS) AS HIS SIGN TO CONQUER THROUGH.
    Clues in NT:
    Rev 9:1 the fallen star was given
    the key to the shaft of the Abyss. Remember:
    Jesus is the one admitting to having this Key to the abyss in Revelation 1:18 He’s also always saying salvation is in death and we see his proud proclaimation of being the
    gate keeper of death:
    -Apocryphon of James- "become seekers for death, like the dead who seek for life; for that which they seek is revealed to them. And what is there to trouble them? As for you, when you examine death it will teach you election.
    Verily I say unto you, none of those who fear death will be saved; for the kingdom of death belongs to those who put themselves
    to death!"
    HENCE HE FELL TO THE PIT-ACTS 2:27 &
    1 Peter 3:19 but told them to lie and say he ascended to heaven to his father.-evidence of the great lie-John 20:1-17 He tells Mary to lie for him.
    That's the great clue to the scam of the church, to claim you are going to ascend to heaven to be with the Father they never name, when you actually go to the pits of hades(death).

    Heaven is this earth (but they say sky in death):
    (Ecclesiastes 1:4) (Psalm 37:22) (Psalm 37:34) (Psalms 37:29)(Proverbs 10:30)
    (Isaiah 24:21-23)(Isaiah 25:8)
    Mishnah: Israel will have a portion in the world to come, for it is written,"Thy people are all righteous; they shall inherit the land forever,(heaven on earth) the branch of my planting, the work of My hands, that I may be glorified.'

    Death is final rest back to the dust of the earth (but they say sky):
    "All go to the same place; all originate
    from dust and all return to dust." Ecc 3:20

    Therefore we end up treating death as life, even though scripture warns us of "PROMISING" people a false "Soul Flying Life"(Ezekiel 13:20-22).

    The Greek myths, because of their belief in an immortal soul, viewed death as a natural, desirable, progression. It's concept was that it completes the liberation of the soul & it would free the soul from the prison of its body. But all this did was cause worship of death deceiving people as as if it were life. The Jews on the other hand, saw death as an enemy, something unnatural, abnormal, opposed to God. The only hope for a dying creation was a
    resurrection, a release from the death condition & remaining alive in this only grace of Life. Resurrection was to be a true reward for for those who gave their lives freely to G0D. In other words it was seen as an ideal way to bring justice for those who have sacrificed their lives to better Life for the whole.
    The Nazarenes taught to covet death opposite traditional Judaism. Logically we would then ask ourselves were they helenized Jews who were influenced by Greek mythology or did this occur from other cultural influences? The Nazarenes admit in the John Apochryphon that they borrow from Zoroastrianism. We see remanants of Johns followers called the Mandeans which teach similar coveting of death teachings, those Zoroastrian teachings which John influenced onto his followers also influenced Jesus who eventually took the beheaded John's flock. So the Nazarenes which taught ‘The Mysterys of Babylon’ were deemed the Notzrim (offshoot) because they seperated these views on death creating an off shoot sect from traditional Judaism and it's understandings on death and heaven.
    Death is not another life, but a curse:
    Deuteronomy\Devarim: 30:19
    I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day,That I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse;Therefore choose life, that you may live, you and your children.
    The Reason Why They Sold The Lie
    Well think about it. Rome was losing power and control and no-one would be obedient to them while they invaded and captured and enslaved people. So they used the mask of religion to remain in power, collect taxes (now called tithes)and they spread out far and wide without anyone knowing they were still being invaded or controlled by the Roman Empire.......Brilliant eh?
    Now while in a masked power how do they keep the lower classes from Rising? Simple, create a false hope of a better life for sacrificing yourself in this life. Thinking they are suffering here to go to heaven later was another brilliant trick of the Romans. How do they get suckers to fight in wars for them? Tell them they are martyrs and will go to a false hope afterlife of heaven. Hey, that's what the JiHaad is all about, as they tell them they die for a greater afterlife and they go along with it unknowingly. If they just tell the truth, then no longer do you have people fighting for fat cats for the hope of pleasing their gods.
     
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