Prayer and God’s Kingdom Business

Have you ever noticed how many times Paul solicited prayer from the churches he was writing to, and how he encouraged them to pray continually? The Church understood that we are enlisted in the Kingdom business of uniting all things in heaven and on earth under Christ ( see Ephesians 1:9-10). Paul was always mindful …

The Kingdom in Plain Sight

Matthew 4:17  From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” When Jesus began to preach "repentance" (to change your mind), his hearers would've understood him to mean that the rule of heaven was now present on the earth. Indeed, it was the King of the kingdom …