The clarity that I mentioned in my previous post continues.
This morning I was thinking about the prophecy God gave me about the Holy City and I felt the Holy Spirit say it is not a “future” prophecy but a “current” (currently unfolding) prophecy.
You see, I had listed it in my menu as this and He was saying it is in the wrong spot!\
The gospel of… ?
I thought about changing it’s location to “current”. And tonight I was reading and a profound shift has occurred in my thinking…
And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. – Matt 24:14
Did you see that? What gospel will be preached? The gospel of the KINGDOM. I’ve never seen that before.
On Earth AS IT IS in Heaven
And this has caused me to take these words of Jesus Christ far more seriously
may your kingdom come, may your will be done on earth as it is in heaven – Matt 6:10
The thing is… I’ve been working towards this, teaching this, praying for this interceding for this for years… but I never ever knew it was absolutely central to God’s plan!
All this time some people told me I was wrong, that it was going to get so bad on the Earth that God will have to snatch His people out of harms way. I argued back as best as I could because I knew that viewpoint was heresy. But look… God is intent on His Kingdom coming to Earth.
How did I miss this? How did so many of us miss this? Jesus Christ Himself declared it. This gospel of the KINGDOM will be preached to the whole earth.
How far will this change go? Listen…
on earth as it is in heaven – Matt 6:10
Kerpow! Kaboosh! Are you getting this?
Not only will we preach the gospel of the Kingdom, but this world is going to change to such an enormous extent that we will be experiencing Heaven on Earth.
The menu got changed!
Needless to say I have now changed the menu to show this…
Heaven happening on Earth
This is a worthy quote…
… when the kingdom of God comes it results in the life of heaven happening on the earth. … It also works when applied to the ministry of Jesus. Everything Jesus did resulted in heaven happening on the earth. When someone was healed, they were experiencing heaven because there is no sickness in heaven. When someone was forgiven they were experiencing heaven because there is full forgiveness in heaven. When someone embraced the truth they were experiencing heaven because heaven is the full expression of liberating and pure eternal reality. – Brian Medway
From that same author come these words
The sense in which the ministry of the gospel is the ministry of the KINGDOM of heaven has to do with rule and authority.
Kingdom is a word that describes a realm where a king rules.
Jesus came to earth with authority from heaven to establish the rule of God in the earth by arresting the incumbent ruler and removing his authority to rule. Jesus demonstrated this rule over disease, demonic presence and the natural elements. – Brian Medway You can read more in Brian’s PDF here.
Now listen “closely” to what Jesus Christ said to His disciples – and to you who believe in Him.
He will honor and glorify Me, because He will take of (receive, draw upon) what is Mine and will reveal (declare, disclose, transmit) it to you.
Everything that the Father has is Mine. That is what I meant when I said that He [the Spirit] will take the things that are Mine and will reveal (declare, disclose, transmit) it to you. – John 16:14-15
As I described in my previous post: How to be a Christian it is necessary for believers to hear and understand and ACCEPT what Jesus Christ did for them. And it is necessary for believers to read and understand and ACCEPT what who you are now IN Jesus Christ. If you haven’t read that post, please take the time to read it, absorb it.
To put it simply, you are not who you think you are. Your job is to bring Heaven (the love, the acceptance, the freedom, the healing, the forgiveness, the compassion and understanding) to Earth. Your job is to preach the gospel of the KINGDOM.
Apart from Him we can do nothing
And never ever forget, apart from Him – Jesus Christ – we can do nothing. He is the way, the truth and the life. Everything of Heaven only comes because the Holy Spirit takes from Jesus Christ and gives it to you. Apart from Jesus Christ, you have nothing to impart to anyone around you.
Has this post touched you? Inspired you, as this revelation has inspired me? How? In what way? Can you recognize the Kingdom of God is coming in some way or another when you pray for people, or when your church is worshiping? Share your thoughts and leave a comment.
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