Tag: Kingdom of God

Weeds

Even the best garden needs to have the weeds pulled to remain healthy.  Even the best grass seed may contain a few weeds.  Jesus taught that the Word of God is a seed that will grow the kingdom of God (Luke 8:11).  He went…

Germination

The Word of God is the seed that grows the kingdom of God (Luke 8:11).  Evangelists, preachers, and mature Christians use this seed that God has provided to grow new believers that will make up the kingdom of God.  In the book of Mark,…

Truth and Light

Jesus made it clear from the beginning of His ministry what His mission was and how He expected people to respond.  Jesus was brought into the world by God and is the crowning achievement in His enormously complex plan to save mankind.  God is…

Born Again

One of the Jewish leaders, a man named Nicodemus, came to visit with Jesus one evening.  It’s not clear if he came in the night so no one else would see him, or if this just happened to be the time when Jesus was…

Stand Up for Jesus!

“Your kingdom come; your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”  Matthew 6:10 (NASB) If we truly want Jesus to return and His kingdom to come, we need to be much more focused on following His instructions.  We need to let…

God’s Grand Plan

Tragedy, calamity, betrayal, struggle, slander, and all the other difficulties we face in our lives are an important part of the complex tapestry that is God’s grand plan for our existence here in this world.  The life of the Apostle Paul is characterized by…

Followers of Jesus Christ

As followers of Jesus Christ, our sins have been forgiven through our faith in him and by the grace of God.  We have been granted an eternal life free from the evil that permeates the world we now inhabit.  What a glorious day that…

Our God is Great!

Our God is the Creator of all things.  He is therefore far superior to all things.  He cannot be confined to time and space.  He is infinite.  Our God is the essence of greatness.    No means of measure can define His limitless love. Our…

The Way of the World is not The Way of Peace

Followers of Jesus Christ have a more clear perspective of the world we live in than do those who have not yet seen the light.  From a Christian perspective, the way of the world is all about people traveling in the wrong direction, finding…

Step Seven – The Parables of Jesus

When Jesus was asked by the disciples why he taught in parables He essentially told them because not everyone was ready to hear what he was teaching.  We can therefore surmise that the parables of Jesus were some of his most important lessons for…