Yes, the kingdom is partly manifested right now, but it is seen with the eyes of faith and in visible signs like salvation of souls and bodily healings.
We are living in eternity right now. We just don’t see it yet, because the kingdom of God is not fully manifested—for now.
The cultures surrounding Israel valued kings. Thus, monarchy worked its way into Israel’s government, but only with God’s permission. This post provides background material for the kingdom Jesus proclaimed.
So begins a ten-part series. Though difficult to believe at first, our truly understanding the kingdom of God can just about clarify all of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. So then, what is the kingdom? Can we define it biblically, or is the topic just too complicated? What does it mean for us today?
Let’s use the Q&A format for ease of understanding this major theme of New Testament, particularly the synoptic Gospels.
Some key points backed up by lots of Scripture.
This short post should help define the term. A simple five-step explanation of the Kingdom is included, as well.