Discovering the Kingdom of God

DISCOVERING THE KINGDOM OF GOD

 

Mark 1:14-15 ESV: Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”

Matthew 24:14  NASB:  “This gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world,  for a witness to all the nations (ethnos= people groups), and then the end will come.”

Luke 10:8-9 NASB: “Whatever city you enter and they receive you, eat what is set before you; heal those in it who are sick, and say to them, The kingdom of God has come near to you.”

Acts 19:8 ESV:  And he entered the synagogue and for three months spoke boldly, reasoning and persuading them about the kingdom of God.

Romans 14:17 ESV:  For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating & drinking but of righteousness peace & joy in the Holy Spirit.

Psalms 22:25-28; 145

Isaiah 9:1-7

Daniel 2:31-45; 7:9-14

Matthew 6:25-33, Luke12:22-32

Jesus’ Parables concerning the Kingdom: (Study separately)

(Matthew 13: 1-23; {24-30, 36-43}; 31-33; 44-52)

John 18:33-37

Matthew 16:13-19

Luke 17:20-21 

1 Cor. 6:9-11 

Matthew 6:9-13

Acts 1:1-8

John 3:1-3 

Eph.1:15-23

Col.1:13-20

2 Peter 3:8-13

Revelation 1:4-6

Revelation 11:15-17 

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QUESTIONS TO ASK

  1. What does this Scripture say about the Kingdom?  What does it say about the King?
  2. How does this change how we see God?
  3. What does this passage tell us about ourselves… and/or other people?
  4. How does this passage change how we live? Is there a command to obey?  Is there a promise to stand on?
  5. What other questions do you have about this passage?
  6. Who can you share this story with?
  7. Do you know anyone who needs help? How can this group help them?