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Kingdom of God

Kingdom of God

( Matthew 6:33 ; Mark 1:14 Mark 1:15 ; Luke 4:43 ) = "kingdom of Christ" ( Matthew 13:41 ; 20:21 ) = "kingdom of Christ and of God" ( Ephesians 5:5 ) = "kingdom of David" ( Mark 11:10 ) = "the kingdom" ( Matthew 8:12 ; 13:19 ) = "kingdom of heaven" ( Matthew 3:2 ; 4:17 ; 13:41 ), all denote the same thing under different aspects, viz.: (1) Christ's mediatorial authority, or his rule on the earth; (2) the blessings and advantages of all kinds that flow from this rule; (3) the subjects of this kingdom taken collectively, or the Church.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[J] indicates this entry was also found in Jack Van Impe's Prophecy Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Kingdom of God". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

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