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The Kingdom of God: The Intersection of the Almighty and Faithful Stewards

Kingdom of God on earth spread by faithful stewards

source: gathertothegarden   The kingdom of God remains a mystery to many believers, to this day, primarily because it’s wrongly assumed to be nothing more than the church and its practices. That is an extremely limited understanding because the kingdom of God permeates all areas of life, and works to put everything under the Lordship of Christ. And when you consider the church, under most practices of the day, there is almost nothing the vast majority of those attending church services are allowed to do. Even among […]

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How Rulers Can Give Nations Stability, Peace and Prosperity

Rulers judging based upon God's laws bring stability to the land and nation

Proverbs 29:4 4 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it. One of the things mentioned in the Bible a number of times is the instability of nations. But the God in the Scriptures gives us an insight into how a king or the rulers can bring stability to the land they govern. In Proverbs 4:29, it mentions that the king by judgment, establisheth the land. The word establisheth refers to stability, and by rendering godly judgment, the king ensures the […]

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The Powerful and Compelling Freedom and Responsibility God Has Given Us

In ‘The Secular City‘ by Harvey Cox, he uses the terms Law and Gospel in interesting ways (P. 46). He’s not using them, in the case of the Law, with the idea of walking in obedience to God’s commands, but rather, in regard “to the tension between bondage to the past and freedom for the future.” He goes on to say this: “Man cannot live without Law, but when Law becomes wholly determinative, he is no longer really man.” What he means by determinative there is that […]

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