Category Archives: Kingdom of God

Chris Bosh, Emotions, and the Kingdom of God

Last year, Lebron James and Chris Bosh joined Dwayne Wade in Miami and promised not one, not two, not three… not even seven championships.  I can only assume Lebron was implying they would win multiple championships and not that they … Continue reading

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Kingdom Response

Earlier this week I posted that the kingdom of God is available to everyone.  It is not limited by location or race.  If Jesus flung open the gates to the kingdom, does this mean that we are all set?  Are … Continue reading

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The Kingdom is Available To All

The Jews of Jesus’ day had very specific expectations of what the Messiah would accomplish.  Because they were God’s chosen people, they assumed was that they and they alone would be the subject of the Messiah’s work, but Jesus insisted … Continue reading

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Relationships In the Kingdom

Another critical component of the kingdom is that is grounded in relationship.  Life in the kingdom of God is not an individual endeavor.  You cannot find a single place in the teaching or life of Jesus that even implies that … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Kingdom Life

Last week I suggested that we all long for a deeper.  I pointed out that the theme of waking up to a deeper, more meaningful life is found throughout the stories of our culture, and stories of people waking up … Continue reading

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The Kingdom is Present in Life

I am spending some time writing about the kingdom of God.  Last week I wrote about the kingdom as a present reality.  You can read that here.  This week I’ll be writing about the second characteristic of the kingdom.  It … Continue reading

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The Kingdom is Here

When Jesus teaches about the kingdom of God he tells his followers two things.  He teaches about the kingdom’s character, and he speaks of the kingdom’s presence.  In fact, the arrival of the kingdom is one of his most consistent … Continue reading

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