Expectations were high, as their Messiah was in their midst. Prophecies and scriptures about the arrival of the Kingdom of God filled their minds. So they ask Jesus, when is the arrival of the kingdom of God?
At a time before Jesus went to the cross He sat on the Mount of Olives with His disciples. In a private moment with them, they asked about the end of the age and how to inherit the kingdom. So Jesus shared a true story with them about the sheep and the goats and what will take place at His coming.
Jesus spoke of many parables regarding the Kingdom. Jesus in His earthly mission inaugurates the Kingdom. As King He is the embodiment of it. In power He demonstrates it and in truth proclaims it. He breaks through fear bringing freedom and healing.
Jesus Christ is the faithful witness, the first born from the dead and the ruler over the kings of the earth. He is both trustworthy and truthful because of who He is, what He has done and will do. His victory is ours to receive in time now and time future. Encounter the risen Christ in the book of the Revelation of Jesus.
When Jesus walked the earth as a man He told many stories about the kingdom. We live in God’s kingdom now in Jesus victory over evil, in this world damaged by evil. Journey through the story of the wheat and the tares and discover who are the good seed and how good seed produces good fruit.
See into the eternal through the eyes of the Apostle John. He saw a woman clothed in the beauty and goodness. Under her feet was her fleshly pride. She has a child. This child and her offspring are pursued by the fiery dragon. In this high drama discover how to be an overcomer for all eternity.