Tag Archives: kingdom of God

Sin is contrary to the kingdom of God

The kingdom of God isn’t a meeting to attend. It’s a lifestyle of submission and obedience to the living Jesus, the King of Kings. If we won’t let the living Jesus be the actual, ruling King in a church service, … Continue reading

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Direct your anger at the devil, not at people

Angry? Use it wisely to “resist the devil” by aggressively fighting within you to overcome your own wrongful desires, thoughts, and behaviors. Seize the kingdom of God today by continually seeking to fully follow and obey the risen King of … Continue reading

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Self-love refuses to align with God’s love

Following self-love isn’t the same thing as following God’s love. Idealism and utopia are not impossible dreams, but glimpses of how far we have fallen from the kingdom of God. To be Spirit-led is to let the living Jesus, Himself, … Continue reading

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Realigning with the kingdom of God

God wants to govern people from the inside out. “The kingdom of God is within you.” The Christian life is about realigning your life to Christ’s inner government– the kingdom of God. We can’t “quench the Spirit” and “be led … Continue reading

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“right” supremacy — let’s be kind

I believe in right supremacy — that equality, freedom, love, and justice must prevail. Being unkind for political objectives puts expediency over love and justice. An unkind country isn’t a very pleasant place, regardless of its political situation. The kingdom … Continue reading

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Care for soul-wounds

It’s almost impossible to convey the love of Christ to people when you feel hostile toward them. Be kind. Life’s ups and downs shouldn’t be a Ferris Wheel, endlessly repeating, but a mountain railroad taking you to a lovely destination. … Continue reading

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Spiritual authority & the kingdom of God

Christ wants to exercise His authority and build God’s kingdom, but, too often, church gives men the authority to override Him. However, the kingdom of God begins to manifest when people faithfully make the risen Jesus their supreme authority. Any authority … Continue reading

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