Tag Archive for: kingdom of God

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A Higher Throne: Why It’s Better

  Jesus ascended to a throne, after the disciples lost sight of him. Descent had marked the beginning of his saving work for us on earth. Jesus' descended to the womb of Mary. His ascent through the clouds marked not only the end of his…
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Justice, Generosity, and the Kingdom of God

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash When Isaiah says, "Cleanse yourselves," do you and I immediately think of justice for the poor and marginalized? I usually don't. Instead, I think of my pet sins and my personal battle against them. In…
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Coming Soon: The Day of the LORD, Isaiah 13 & 14

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash   If "The Day of the LORD" were a blockbuster movie, Isaiah 13-14 could be its movie trailer. In these two chapters, the prophet flashes scenes of devastation interspersed with heart-rending love…