Or, described in Christian language, the kingdom of God
is within, and yet develops into a Church or external kingdom; "the house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens," is reduced to the proportions of an earthly building.
Ah, my dear friend, our divine Saviour's words, that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of God
, are terribly true.
And when Jesus saw that he answered with understanding, he said to him, "You are not far from the Kingdom of God
May we also learn that without prayer, without quiet moments, we will grow weak, vain, empty, and end up promoting ourselves and our selfish agenda instead of that of the Kingdom of God
The Kingdom of God
obtains among those who accept that humanity needs saving and who listen to God's word for the way to eternal life.
A Training Guide for Citizens of the Kingdom of God
in the context of the Present Day
Paul, in his Letter to the Corinthians, includes adultery and homosexual relations among the practices that prevent the practitioner from inheriting the Kingdom of God
First the Kingdom of God
is an impressive collection of sixteen essays by scholars from diverse academic disciplines, confessional backgrounds, and ethnicity.
They cover the natural end of man; whether the acting person must have a single ultimate end; how the beatific vision can both fulfill human nature and be utterly gratuitous; natural law, God, religion, and human fulfillment; the true ultimate end of human beings: the kingdom, not God alone; and a sketch of a projected book about the kingdom of God
I wondered whether our congregations might just be show homes of God's future development plans we call the Kingdom of God
In Mark, Jesus comes to proclaim that the kingdom of God
has come near.
The brief similes proposed in today's liturgy conclude the chapter of the Gospel of Matthew dedicated to the parables of the Kingdom of God