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New Jerusalem: The Pattern for the Nations to Live by

New jerusalem is our pattern the nations are 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 scripture above, and a number other scriptures as well. For example, it’s a direct answer to the part of the Lord’s prayer when He taught us to pray: “thy kingdom come thy […]

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The Vision of God for Earth is Based Upon Heavenly Jerusalem

new jerusalem coming down from heaven

  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 of just men made perfect, Did you know that the writer of Hebrews clearly revealed that the early believers had already come to the heavenly Jerusalem? It is stated very clearly in […]

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

Doing God's work in light of the eternal purpose

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 us. Yet, His purpose for being manifest in the flesh was to die on the cross for our sins, be resurrected, and be taken back into heaven where He was sent from, […]

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Here’s What I Believe: The Earth Will be Filled with the Knowledge of the Lord

Habakkuk 2:14 For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea. Isaiah 11:9 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea. Colossians 1:10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; The earth being filled with the knowledge […]

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Will Space Exploration Really Make Earth More Peaceful? – My Response to Neil deGrasse Tyson

  In a recent interview, Neil deGrasse Tyson asserted that exploration of space in the future could be a catalyst to produce peace on earth. In this article we’ll look at why that’s unlikely over the long term, but in the short term could be how it plays out. According to Tyson, the reason he believes peace on earth could be the outcome of space exploration is because it would alleviate the perceived lack of resources on earth, which Tyson asserts is a major reason for past […]

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Christian Victory: God’s Kingdom and God’s Law

  Jesus Christ is King and Lord of heaven and earth, and as confirmed by His teaching in response to His disciples asking Him how to pray, part of the instruction was, “Thy kingdom come they will be done on earth as it is in heaven,” demonstrating it was His will that the earth would be filled with the will of God and kingdom of God. A key issue associated with that is this: how is the kingdom of God to come to earth? How are His […]

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Building God’s Kingdom at the Local Level

For a long time there’s a predilection for Christians that see the value of building the kingdom of God on earth, to embrace an overall vision that usually tends to encompass the earth, rather than focus on where they live at the local level. One of the reasons I see for that happening is God in fact does have as His purpose for His people to have dominion over the earth. Where most of us tend to go wrong is we fail to take the global vision […]

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The Extraordinary Purpose God Has for Man in This Age – Video #3

This is the 3rd installment in a series talking about the origin and foundation of the purpose of God in the earth, and its importance in this current age for God’s people. In this article and video we’ll look at sin and how it disrupted the purpose of God concerning His desire to have heaven and earth fully reflecting His glory. What is important to see is that in light of the command by God for Adam and Eve to be fruitful and multiply, filling the earth […]

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The Extraordinary Purpose God Has for Man in This Age – #2

In this 2nd video in the series, we continue to look at the origin and foundation of the purpose of God in the earth, and its importance in this current age for God’s people. Last time we focused on the first few words of the Bible, where it tells us, “in the beginning God.” The takeaway is there was nothing outside of God before creation, including thoughts, words or deeds, and the conclusion is when creation was started, it was a direct reflection of who God was. […]

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The Extraordinary Purpose God Has for Man in This Age – #1

Before time there was God and only God. The implications of that are staggering for the human race, as there was nothing outside of God that existed, and even after creation, there was meant to be a harmony between God and His creation that continued to represent that reality. While God was separate from His creation because of being eternal and the creator, He nonetheless had the purpose of that creation visibly representing His invisible nature; specifically by man walking in obedience to God and having dominion […]

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