Kingdom of God. By Michelle Petrovski. Definition and Background Information. The Kingdom of God can be defined in a number of ways, but in simple terms, it is the rule of God and the place where He reigns for eternity.
Kingdom of God
By Michelle Petrovski
He will judge between the nation and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plow shares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore. Isaiah 2:4
The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them. Isaiah 11:6
These passages exhibit the characteristics of the Kingdom of God according to Isaiah.
“25 If you worship me, the Lord your God, I will bless you with food and water and take away all your sicknesses.”
But Jesus said to them, “I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other cities also; for I was sent for this purpose.” Luke 4:43
Then Jesus called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal. Luke 9:1-2
Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, and he answered, "The kingdom of God is not coming with things that can be observed; nor will they say, 'Look, here it is!' or 'There it is!' For, in fact, the kingdom of God is among you."Luke 17:20-21