“My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world.”
This month we begin looking at the biblical basis for the kingdom of God. From Genesis to Revelation, God’s plan for His people and His kingdom is intertwined throughout Scripture. We hope these resources will be a blessing to you as you explore Christ’s Kingdom in personal Bible study, with your church and family.
Christ’s Kingdom Focus
The Christ’s Kingdom focus consists of four emphases:
1) “The kingdom of God is at hand.” – Mark 1:15
Focus: The biblical emphasis of the kingdom of God
2) “The kingdom of God is like…” – Matthew 13:24
Focus: The signs and manifestations of the kingdom of God
3) “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” – Matthew 6:33
Focus: Extending the kingdom of God
4) “We are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken…” – Hebrews 12:28
Focus: Christ establishes the fullness of His kingdom when He returns
In this six-part video series, General Superintendent Dr. Doug Beacham and Dr. Ryan Jackson look at Christ’s Kingdom in the Old Testament. Using the word “EASTER”, they move from Eden, to Abraham, Sinai, Thrones, Exile and Restoration to see God’s plan for His kingdom. This series is an excellent conversation starter for small groups, family devotions or Bible study.
Additional resources can be found at iphc.org/christskingdom. We look forward to prayerfully valuing Christ’s Kingdom together in 2017!