Jesus’ Testimony of His Kingdom. The King himself had much to say about his kingdom, especially in the book of Matthew. He often used the phrase “the kingdom of heaven is like…” to begin his parables, trying to capture for his disciples the character of the kingdom. We know much more from him about the spiritual than the physical nature of the kingdom, but he gave a few memorable glimpses into the regenerated earth.
Early Shadows of the Kingdom Israel was always intended to be a kingdom that ruled over the entire earth and whose king was God himself. This has never been fulfilled on this old Earth and must and will be fulfilled.
The Millennium – The First Days of Forever: Lesson 7 Ezekiel’s Temple, Part 1
And I, when I came to you, brothers,[a] did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and my speech and my…
The minor prophets offer numerous small glimpses into the future kingdom. Of these, Zechariah by far has the most to say. All twelve prophets agree that Israel will be blessed with a greatness it has never known before, when her appointed Ruler comes to claim his kingdom.
In this lesson, we take a brief look at the three main views of the millennium and compare their strengths and weaknesses.