Tag Archives: Kingdom of Heaven

The Lamb Is The Light – Revelation 21:23

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. – Revelation 21:23 There are many parallels between light and God the Father and Jesus Christ throughout the Bible. Additionally, God’s Word is […]

Standing Idle In The Marketplace – Matthew 20:3-4

And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace, And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way. – Matthew 20:3-4 Aside from the admonition to contentment in service to God, what stands out […]

Renew the Kingdom – 1 Samuel 11:14

Gallos, by Rubin Eynon Then said Samuel to the people, Come, and let us go to Gilgal, and renew the kingdom there. – 1 Samuel 11:14 When the Israelites entered the Promised Land, they were living by faith, taking possession of Canaan to fulfill the promise given by God centuries before. Trusting in God, the […]

But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God… – Matthew 6:33

Matthew 6:33 – But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. “But” can be a powerful word. It changes the direction of a whole idea, and no book uses this word more masterfully than the Bible. Just a few examples show the importance […]

A Righteous Branch- Jeremiah 23:5

Jeremiah 23:5 – Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. Who’s in charge?  Is it you?  Is it me?  Government?  Corporations?  Honestly, I am not in control, and I doubt […]

They Saw The Star – Matthew 2:12

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:12 The wise men who followed the star to see Jesus came from the east of Jerusalem, and they came to worship the long expected King of Israel.  Why?  They looked forward to a new age of peace, righteousness, and joy.  They […]

Having these promises… – 2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. – 2 Corinthians 7:1 Meditation:  What should our response be to the promises of God?  In a word… Holiness.  You see, holiness is our proper response to God’s goodness, grace, […]