Kingdom Of God Analysis

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Kingdom of God versus opposition: There has been resistance, protracted warfare where people: who comprise kings and presidents of the world, are used of the devil to oppose the gospel. This gospel is known as, ‘the Gospel of the kingdom.’ Jesus himself said to the disciples, “And as you go preach saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Matthew10:7). Luke puts it thus, “And heal the sick there and say to them, ’the kingdom of God has come near to you” (Luke 10:9). The doctrine of ‘divine health’ is to be witnessed when the kingdom comes. In Eden for instance, before the fall of man there was no sickness. According to ask.com, it should be appreciated that, “The resistance of mortals, whether powerful despots cannot stop the penetrative…show more content…
In this regard, Gordon et al argues in this wise, “One dare not think he or she can properly interpret the gospels without clear understanding of the concept of the kingdom of God in the ministry of Jesus Christ. Gordon further argue concerning the ethic of the kingdom that, “Is a no retaliation ethic as depicted by Matthews gospel (Matthew 5:38-48). That helps believers to be true sons of the father’s kingdom” (Gordon et al, 2006). The argument above helps a believer to understand the argument of the Gospels about the Kingdom of God.
Influence of the Kingdom of God: The influence of the kingdom of God is amazing. Jesus gave examples as he taught using parables. Some of the parables include the parable of the mustard seed, the parable of the dough and the yeast (Matthew 13:33-45). In all of those parables, the kingdom growth dynamics is emphasized. Stedman adds on the topic of, ‘Kings spreading influence,’ that “prayer is our powerful secret weapon” (Stedman D.E 1999:242). Love and evangelism will also work for attracting disciples to God’s family. Those who join the family of God by extension become citizens of the kingdom of
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