30 Things Jesus Taught about the Kingdom

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This talk covers 30 different points about the kingdom. Religion and riches are the biggest barriers to inheriting the kingdom.

Here’s an overview of what was covered in this talk:

  1. In order to join the kingdom you have to repent of your sins — Matt 3:2, 4:17.
  2. All your physical needs will be met (food, clothing, shelter) including healing from sickness, disease, paralytics, lunacy, and demon possession — Matt 4:23-24, Matt 10:8.
  3. Kingdom citizens are poor in spirit, persecuted for righteousness sake but are obeident to God — Matt 5:3, 10, 10; 7:21.
  4. If the kingdom of God is your first priority, all your needs will be met — Matt 6:33.
  5. The kingdom has offensive people in it symbolized as “tares” — Matt 13:38,41,45, 47-49.
  6. The kingdom spreads and grows — Matt 13:31,33.
  7. The kingdom is extremely valuable — Matt 13:44-46.
  8. You must be humble to inherit the kingdom of God — Matt 18:3-4, 19:14.
  9. You must be forgiving to be a citizen of the kingdom of God — Matt 18:23.
  10. Because of the greatness of the kingdom, some have remained unmarried to promote it full-time — Matt 19:12.
  11. The love, reliance, and trust in riches will prevent a person from inheriting the kingdom — Matt 19:21-24; Mark 10;24.
  12. Religion can also prevent a soul from inheriting the kingdom of God — Matt 23:13.
  13. Most of God’s own people (the Israelites) have rejected the kingdom and so he shifted his focus to the Gentiles. Anyone can join the kingdom, but they have to be clothed in righteousness — Matt 22:2-14.
  14. Many are called, but few are chosen to be citizens of the kingdom — Matt 22:14.
  15. The gospel (good news) is all about the kingdom of God — Matt 24:14.
  16. If you’re not preaching a new world order under God, you’re not preaching the gospel.
  17. Some people are ready for Christ’s return having the Holy Spirit while others are not — Matt 25.
  18. Kingdom citizens are also employees who must bring a return on God’s investment.
  19. Do whatever it takes to enter the kingdom. It’s about morality — Mark 9:47.
  20. The kingdom is for the elect; only they can see it— Luke 8:10 And out of these elect some will make it and some won’t.
  21. The kingdom is more important than the affairs of those who have rejected it — Luke 9:60.
  22. Stay focused on the kingdom; those who continue to get distracted are not fit for it — Luke 9:62.
  23. God wants to give the kingdom to his chosen people — Luke 12:32.
  24. The kingdom of God is within us. Pertaining to the Holy Spirit (Power 1 Cor 4:20). It’s a mindset – Luke 17:21, Romans 14:17.
  25. Those most dedicated to the kingdom will receive more rewards — Luke 18:29-30.
  26. The kingdom is here spiritually and is coming physically — Luke 21:31, John 18:36, John 3:5.
  27. Tribulation comes to those who are kingdom citizens — Acts 14:22.
  28. The unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom — 1 Cor 6:9-10, Gal 5:21, Eph 5:5.
  29. God has brought us into his kingdom through his grace: Eph 2:8-10, Col 1:12-13; 2 Tim 4:18.
  30. Suffering comes with the kingdom — 2 Thess 1:5, Rev 1:9.
  31. The kingdom is about righteousness — Heb 1:8 and Service to God: Heb 12:2.

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