Kingdom of God

Christians in general have no idea that the main focus of Christ's teaching and preaching while walking the earth was the Kingdom of God. Tragically many Christian leaders and seminaries overspiritualize the Kingdom of God making it irrelevant in this earthly life. As a result we live a dualistic lifestyle in which Christianity applies only to the spiritual aspects of the Christian life and has no relevance for our cultures or this world. The result is an impotent Christian life here on the earth. We fail to fulfill the Great Commission given by Jesus of taking dominion of the earth and discipling the nations with all Jesus taught us. In fact, rather than being influences for godly transformation and the holistic redemption of the world for God, many live a life that is totally disconnected from their earthly life and restricted solely to church (spiritual) activities.

The result is a life that divides the Christian life into an unbiblical dualistic dichotomy that is more like Gnosticism. Many Christians believe their faith only applies to the spiritual life. They do not believe their faith or the Bible applies to the current world in which they live. This helps to explain why the Gospel is so impotent to influence our nation and those where the Gospel has been taken by our missionaries. We have not applied to Gospel as salt within the cultures in which we live. As a result, the pagans have filled the void left by us and have taken dominion of the culture. The results are plain to see as our nation has become morally corrupted at a time in which we have more biblical revelation than at any time in world history.

This needs to change. Jesus stated that all authority, in both heaven and on the earth, has been given to him. He has delegated and empowered us to take that authority into all of the earth as we spread the Gospel. Instead, most Christian missionaries and our churches have been presenting the "Half-way Gospel." We have a Lordless message in which Jesus becomes Lord at some future date when he returns at His second coming. The reality is that he initially established the Kingdom of God while he was here and demonstrated his power over Satan by casting out demons and miraculously healing the sick.

The following articles and videos help explain this more fully. This is an important theme to understand correctly because how Christians interpret this reality will then determine how they relate to the world around them while they live their lives on the earth. 




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