These Bible study lessons are designed to complement the myriad of study guides and plans
available today. Through them, we hope to introduce sound study methodology, build a strong foundation of knowledge from which you can
build and integrate a more coherent and comprehensive understanding of God's word and theology.
The phrase "kingdom of God" is not found in the Old Testament, and the earliest example of the title king being used of God is in
the 8th century B.C., "… For my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of host" (Isa 6:5).
This, in part, contributes to the mystery of the kingdom of God…(Deut 29:29)
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1. Before you make any attempt of answering the question, "what does this mean," discuss all the observations you make of these related
verses (Ex 19:5-6; Matt 3:1-2;
19:23-25). Is (are) there any divine covenant(s) in effect?
3. Did you ever wonder how does a kingdom led by the sovereign God becomes a kingdom led by His Son? Or is this something that should
be presumed? What do you observe (Ex 19:5; Deut 7:6;
Mal 3:16-18; John 6:37-39)? Write down
all of your observations and see what emerges!
6. With a defined beginning and end, there is a certain beauty and elegance in God's words and logic. What do you see
(1 Cor 15:24-26; Rev 21:22-27).
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