Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Eric's introduction to the Kingdom Parables....


Above: Here I give an introduction to the understanding of 
Jesus' Kingdom Parables. This foundation is extremely important.

Lewis Sperry Chafer (Systematic Theology) said:
The kingdom was announced by John the Baptist, Christ and the apostles. The Gospel of the Kingdom (Matt 4:23; 9:35) and the proclamation that the kingdom of heaven was at hand (Matt. 3:2; 4:17; 10:7) consisted of a legitimate offer to Israel of the promised earthly Davidic kingdom, designed particularly for Israel. However, the Jewish nation rejected their King and with him the Kingdom (Quoted from George Ladd, Crucial Questions About the Kingdom of God, p. 50).

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