Kingdom of God 2

What did Jesus mean by “kingdom of God,” and what did he have in mind — in real world living — when he packed his vision into this expression? A good place to start is with Luke 4:16-30. I’ll cite here the pertinent verses. When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, [Read More...]

The Kingdom of God 1

Kingdom of God is Jesus’ favorite expression for his mission and his aim. But what does it mean? Scholars have gotten trapped into two boxes. First, many are preoccupied with the issue of time: did Jesus think the Kingdom was imminent, inaugurated, or entirely in the future? Far too often what that question of time [Read More...]