Friday, January 23, 2015

"The kingdoms of this world will soon before Him fall"

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace, and joy in the holy Spirit; whoever serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by others. Let us then pursue what leads to peace and to building up one another (Rom 14:17-19)

Our tradito this Friday is Brother Glenn Kaiser singing "We Shall See the King," an old Gospel song about the Lord's return. I selected this not to stoke any sort of weird end-time mania, but to help us focus on God's kingdom today, which we are to be engaged in ushering in because from the first coming of Jesus, to quote N.T. Wright, "the kingdom of God is for earth now."

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