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journey of working from the inward to the outward

A Thriving Christian Civilization is Inevitable – it’s Our Destiny: Part 3

We must interpret the Bible from a corporate perspective, not only an individual perspective. Here are the Bible verses we’re looking at today: 1 Cor. 3:16 2 Cor. 6:16 Phil. 2:12 Mt. 5:16 1 Pet. 2:12 In the first two articles of this series we talked about heaven coming to earth and the invisible becoming…

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new jerusalem and the purpose of god

The Purpose of God is the Heavenly City Planted on Earth

Hebrews 11:9-11 9 By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise: 10 For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God. The scriptures above are a reference to…

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New jerusalem is our pattern the nations are to live by

New Jerusalem: The Pattern for the Nations to Live by

Revelation 21:24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. The nations are expected to walk in the light of the revelation of New Jerusalem coming down out of heaven, as evidenced by the…

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new jerusalem coming down from heaven

The Vision of God for Earth is Based Upon Heavenly Jerusalem

  Hebrews 12: 22 But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, 23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits…

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kingdom that can't be moved

This is Why God Shakes Everything in Earth and Heaven

  Hebrews 12:26-28 26 Whose voice then shook the earth: but now he hath promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven. 27 And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot…

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Doing God's work in light of the eternal purpose

Daily Working in the Kingdom with Our Eyes on the Ultimate Prize

It’s of importance to take into account the fact that Jesus did many works during His time on the earth that weren’t obviously connected to the overall purpose of God for mankind. He would cast out devils, heal the sick, raise the dead, and model the type of humanity He had in mind when creating…

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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…

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The Kingdom of God: An Alternative Civilization

Many Christian wrongly assume that the kingdom of God is the same as the church. That’s not accurate. The kingdom of God is all-comprehensive, while the church serves a vital, but limited role in the overall picture of things. The purpose of the church is to model the kingdom of God at the local level,…

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The Extraordinary Implications Of The New Creation On Planet Earth

I don’t think most Christians understand what it means in the Scriptures that we are a new creation. Not only that, but the fact the new creation goes beyond the individual to the corporate New Jerusalem. The basic difference is when we’re identified as new creatures it is a reference to the individual Christian, and…

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The New Creation Civilization Starts from Within and Works its Way Out

Some have asked me concerning what this New Creation Civilization thing all about. A large number of Christians aren’t aware of the comprehensiveness the creation was meant to be by God, and in the aftermath of sin and the consequent solution offered by the work of Jesus Christ on the cross and His subsequent resurrection,…

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