Have you ever wondered what was the most central teaching of Jesus during His earthly ministry?
Was it about loving one another?
Was it about forgiving others?
Was it about the Great Commission?
Was it about being born again?
Believe it or not, it’s none of the above. And yet, these are some of the most common lessons we are taught in the church today!
So, what was it? What was Jesus’ main teaching?
The most central, repetitive, insistent, and prevalent teaching of Jesus in the Gospels, by far, was about…
THE KINGDOM OF GOD
In Luke [4:43], Jesus said:
“I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns as well; for I was sent for this purpose.”
So, this 31st episode begins a crucial series that will definitely make you Dig Deeper to Climb Higher.
In this episode, and all throughout the series, we will shed some much needed light on Jesus' central teaching and ‘purpose for which He was sent’: The Kingdom of God.
You will understand how being a citizen of God's Kingdom is not only an amazing privilege, but a responsibility, and an unfathomable empowerment for you!
After we're done with this series, you will be done with feelings of powerlessness or defeat - guaranteed!
So, grab your Bible, put on your thinking cap, grab a pen and paper, and buckle-up, because how you read and understand the Scriptures is about to get a serious overhaul... and that can be a good thing... or better yet, a God thing!
In This Episode You Will:
Learn a bold prayer that will enable you to uncover the hidden truths of God.
Understand how religion, traditions, doctrines, and dogma can keep you in bondage.
Get a clear picture of what man’s earthly dominion entails.
Hear our own testimony of how much we had to unlearn before we could receive more from God.
Be blown away when you learn what limits God’s own sovereignty!
“The greatest danger in spiritual adolescence is to have a little knowledge, and not know it is a little knowledge.”
“Ignorance is like knowledge, it has no limits.”
“Many of us have been ensnared by religious teachings and bound by dogma. And these teachings are keeping us not only in the dark… but enslaved and fruitless as a result.”
“You leave the commandment of God and hold to the tradition of men.”
- Mark 7:8
“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge;” - Hosea 4:6
“Much of the plight of believers today comes from a misunderstanding not only of His Word, but also of how His Kingdom operates, of who they are in it, and how they should operate in it.”- Sebastien Richard
“The main message He came to teach was about a gospel, which means ‘Good News’. But not just any good news or gospel… the Gospel of the Kingdom of God.”
“The mission of Jesus was to establish God’s Kingdom on earth in the hearts of men.” ~ Myles Munroe
“Since it was evidently so important to Jesus to teach about the Kingdom, one question remains… Why are we seldom taught about the Kingdom in Church?”
“If The Kingdom of God was Jesus’ main teaching, shouldn’t it be ours as well?”
“I urge you to verify and test what I will say today. Don’t just gobble it up - but seek it out for yourselves. Get confirmation from God on all matters.”
“The disciples said to Jesus, "Tell us how our end will be." Jesus said, "Have you discovered, then, the beginning, that you look for the end?”
- Pseudepigraphal Gospel of Thomas
“Modern evangelicals give so much importance to the book of Revelation - to the END. And yet, our understanding of the beginning is so flawed.”
“And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
~ Genesis [1:28]
“Whatever we name, we have authority over.”
“The heaven of heavens is for God, but he put us in charge of the earth.”
-Psalm 1[15:16] (The Message)
“God is bound by His own Word because He is perfect. God is so good, so just, so Holy, and so perfect, that He cannot break His word.”