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Matthew 6:10
“Your kingdom come,
your will be done on earth
as it is in heaven.” (NIV)
John 3:3….
“In reply Jesus
declared,
‘I tell you the
truth, no one can
see the kingdom
of God unless he
is born again.”
(NIV)
Let us learn to understand
what really is…
“Your kingdom come,
your will be done on
earth as it is in
heaven.” (NIV)
(Greek, basileia)
is “God’s
rule or reign.”
The realm of new life
where God rules
and reigns.
Jesus is Lord!
is the “RULE” of God – the
control of God in our HEARTS.
A heart that is
willing to surrender
and yield to
CHRIST’S RULE
in all areas of a
believer’s life.
The Basileia (Kingdom)
refers to the
SOVEREIGNTY and
DOMINION over one’s life.
comes to earth through….
Each NEW SOUL that is
brought into the Kingdom,
Each BELIEVER’S HEART
that is changed into His
likeness.
Christ’s Kingdom comes through...
Matthew 18:1-4….
“(v.1) At that time the disciples
came to Jesus and asked,
‘Who is the greatest in the
kingdom of heaven?’
(v.2) He called a little child and
had him stand among them. ….
Matthew 18:1-4….
…. (v.3) And he said: ‘I tell you
the truth, unless you change
and become like little children,
you will never enter the kingdom
of heaven. (v.4) Therefore,
whoever humbles himself like
this child is the greatest in the
kingdom of heaven.’ ” (NIV)
to the
involves 3 things….
• An INVITATION (Matthew 22:1-14)
• A REPENTANCE (Mark 1:14,15)
• A WILLING
RESPONSE
(Mark 12:28-34; Luke 9:61,62)
The present existence of
the Kingdom on earth in
in the hearts and minds
of those who believe
and belong to Jesus Christ,
the King!
Matthew 6:10b….
“… your will be done….”
(NIV)
… respond to the “RULE”
in their lives….
Hebrews 12:1-3….
“ (v.1) Therefore, since we are
surrounded by such a great cloud
of witnesses, let us throw off
everything that hinders and the
sin that so easily entangles, and
let us run with perseverance the
race marked out for us. ….
Hebrews 12:1-3….
... (v.2) Let us fix our eyes on Jesus,
the author and perfecter of our
faith, who for the joy set before
him endured the cross, scorning
its shame, and sat down at the
right hand of the throne of God.
(v.3) Consider him who endured
such opposition from sinful men,
so that you will not grow weary
and lose heart.” (NIV)
Satan offers you and I all the
pleasures of the world to tempt
and seduce us to follow his path
(1 John 2:15-17), and away from
Jesus and His Kingdom.
We are Christ’s ….
we are content with Him
and all that He offers.
(1 Timothy 6:6-10)
1 Thessalonians 5:24….
“The one who calls
you is faithful and
he will do it.”
(NIV; cf. Hebrews 10:23)
Romans 12:1,2….
“ (v.1)Therefore, I urge you,
brothers, in view of God's mercy,
to offer your bodies as living
sacrifices, holy and pleasing to
God – this is your spiritual act of
worship. (v.2) Do not conform any
longer to the pattern of this
world, but be transformed by
the renewing of your mind. ….
Romans 12:1,2….
…. Then you will be able to test
and approve what God's will is
– his good, pleasing and
perfect will.” (NIV)
with the working of the
Holy Spirit in us.
Salvation
must follow by teaching.
Teaching
must follow by obedience.
Obedience must follow
by a willingness to
cooperate with the working
of Holy Spirit in our lives.
We are to present ourselves as
“a living sacrifice”
to God – so that He can
work in our lives,
change us ….
His Kingdom come forth
in our lives.
We can only experience
His “Kingdom”
(RULE) in us
when we die to self, and
Jesus sits on the “THRONE”
of our heart – directing
our mind, will and life.
The “Kingdom of God”
is in us when we allow
God’s Holy Spirit to ….
in our lives.
from the inside out.
“Therefore, if anyone is in
Christ, he is a new creation;
the old has gone,
the new has come.” (NIV)
…. allowing Christ to
freely “RULE” and “REIGN” over
our lives and our decision,
and every aspect
of everything.
“Your kingdom come,
your will be done on earth
as it is in heaven.” (NIV)