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The simplest way to understand the "Kingdom of Satan" (Luke 11:18, Matt 12:26, Mark 3:26etc) is as the opposite of the "Kingdom of God" (Luke 17:20, 12:28, Acts 8:12, etc). That is, the kingdom of Satan includes the kingdoms of this world etc, as we see this contrast often. Col 1:13 - He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and ...


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Note the comments of Benson: Matthew 16:28. Verily, there be some standing here, &c. — And that you may not doubt that there shall be a day of judgment, when I shall come clothed with divine majesty, to render unto men according to their actions in this life, let me assure you there are some here present that shall not die till they shall see a faint ...


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The phrase "kingdom of God" occurs about 68 times in the GNT. It is a synonym of "the kingdom of heaven" which occurs about 32 times. Compare Matt 3:2, 4:17, 5:3, 10, 19, etc, with, Matt 6:33, 12:28, 21:31, etc. Here is a summary of what the NT says about the kingdom of God/heaven: Jesus is the king of the eternal kingdom of God, Luke ...


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The Kingdom of God, and the Kingdom of Heaven are not synonyms - although there are numerous aspects which are fully applicable to both. Jesus tells Nicodemus that to enter the Kingdom of God, you must be born again. JOHN 3:3 Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” And, it’s ‘...


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They cannot be yet, before Jesus' death and rising, because Jesus through but His crucifixion and resurrection healed the human nature and transferred it from death to life, and it is absurd to think that prophets had some other shortcut to eternal life than this. Jesus simply speaks here proleptically that since the prophets did what was due and in their ...


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In Matt, 6:10, it is implied that the kingdom, to come, will be on earth as it (already) is in heaven, by God's will. Who will be earthbound? The Two Resurrection. The Christians scriptures give emphasis to the first resurrection, to the gathering of the saints in Christ, the heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ. (Philippians 4:21, Romans 8:15-17). The ...


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Here are the simple facts: In Matt 2:2, the operative word is βασιλεύς = "king" In Luke 1:33 and 1 Cor 15:24, the operative word is βασιλεία = "kingdom, sovereignty, royal power". There are a variety of cognate words available in Greek including: βασίλειον = "palace" (noun) βασίλειος = "royal" (adjective) βασιλεύω = ...


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First - the word ‘kingdom’ comes from the Greek ‘basileia’. And the meaning of this is crucial in assisting understanding. It means “authority”, that is … ‘not to be confused with an actual kingdom but rather the right or authority to rule over a kingdom’. So Satan’s ‘kingdom’ is only like an earthly kingdom in respect to the line(s) of authority. Namely, ...


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This Kingdom of Satan is equivalent to the Kingdom of Darkness. It consists of: Principalities Powers Rulers of the darkness of this world Spiritual wickedness in high places Eph. 6:12


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"Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you." - Luke 17:21 "Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?" Corinthians 13:5 "...for ye are the temple of the living God; as ...


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In the letter to the Romans, Paul gives the definition of the kingdom of God: for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. (Romans 14:17) [NKJV] While righteousness and peace and joy are essentially inward conditions, one who has these in the Holy Spirit, will live in a way in which these inward ...


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What is the “Kingdom of God?” In short, the Kingdom of God is the government that Jehovah God has established in heaven. Most Christians are familiar with the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father, in which Jesus taught his disciples how to pray: "After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy ...


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Is Matthew 11:12 stating Kingdom of Heaven is associated with exciting and meaningful eventfulness? Matthew 11:12 [KJV] "And from the days of John the Baptist until now the Kingdom of Heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force." Meaning : The Children of Israel have been enslaved / taxed forcibly by nations (Egypt, Babylon, Rome) and have ...


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In Matt, 6:10, it is implied that the kingdom, to come, will be on earth as it (already) is in heaven, by God's will. Who will be earthbound? PARADISE on Earth as opposed to Heaven: While growing up in England, within the Anglican Church, I was constantly being led to believe that when you die, your soul either went to heaven or hell, with no in between. One ...


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The fulfillment of Mat 16: 28 The Lord was talking to his disciples so the words "there be some of you" referred to some of the disciples that were present and after six days Mat17:1 the Lord takes three disciples into the mount and makes them see how he was going to come in his kingdom. The first words that they spoke as they came down from the ...


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First, in Matt 21:31, there is no verb "to go"; the operative verb here is προάγω (Proago) made of two other Greek words, "pro" = before; and "ago" = to proceed. Thus, the words means, "(a) trans: I lead forth; in the judicial sense, into court, (b) intrans. and trans: I precede, go before, (c) intrans: I go too far." ...


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The word translated go in Matt. 21:31 is προάγουσιν. It's lexical meaning is: προάγωa: to go prior to someone else’s going—‘to go prior to, to go away beforehand.’ εὐθὺς ἠνάγκασεν τοὺς μαθητὰς αὐτοῦ ἐμβῆναι εἰς τὸ πλοῖον καὶ προάγειν … πρὸς Βηθσαϊδάν ‘at once he made his disciples get into the boat and go ahead of him … to Bethsaida’ Mk 6:45. -- Louw, J. P....


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Are Abraham, Isaac and Jacob already in the Heavenly Kingdom? (Heb. 11:9 & 16 & 39 CEV) "Because Abraham had faith, he lived as a stranger in the promised land. He lived there in a tent, and so did Isaac and Jacob, who were later given the same promise." "But they were looking forward to a better home in heaven. That’s why God wasn’t ...


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