David Barfield - October 15, 2017
From Series: "The Kingdom"
The Kingdom of God According to Jesus, it’s impossible for Christians to properly understand the practical nature of the Christian life without properly understanding the nature of their citizenship in God’s kingdom. In fact, one of the primary biblical descriptions of Christians is that they’re citizens in God’s kingdom. So what is the kingdom of God? Sinclair Ferguson defines the kingdom as “the rule and reign of God, the expression of his gracious sovereign will. To belong to the kingdom of God is to belong to the people among whom the reign of God has already begun.” George Eldon Ladd defines the kingdom as “the realm in which God’s reign may be experienced.” Simply put, the kingdom of God is a kingdom where God’s appointed King—Jesus—is presently reigning in and through the lives of His people, accomplishing His will “on earth as it is in heaven” (Mt 6:10).