Kingdom

{KINGDOM vs EMPIRE}

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  1. Calvary or Rome? - {PDF Copy} - (When offered by Satan, Jesus refused the political power of Rome. So, why do we continue to seek what he rejected?)
  2. The Ancient Empire - {PDF Copy} - (Imperial arrogance is the legacy of the Tower of Babel incident, humanity’s first but not last attempt at building the Dragon’s great World Empire)
  3. Allegiance to Whom? - {PDF Copy} - (In the Book of Revelation, every man must choose between allegiance to the Beast from the Sea or to the sacrificial Lamb)
  4. Excusing Sin - {PDF Copy} - (Why do church leaders excuse lying, adultery, and other serious sins when committed by their favorite political allies?)
  5. Perishing Meat - {PDF Copy} - (In the end, only God’s kingdom will prevail and endure. All other political powers are transitory, and already they are passing away)
  6. HIS Kingdom - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus proclaims a new political reality, the Kingdom of God, and it bears little resemblance to the political regimes of this world)
  7. The Ancient Empire - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast of Revelation is the embodiment of the ancient imperial power that has stalked the saints since the fall of Adam)
  8. No Middle Ground - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, humanity is divided into two and only two groups – The followers of the Lamb or subjects of the Beast)
  9. He Removes Kings - {PDF Copy} - (Yahweh, the God of Israel, changes the times and seasons, removes kings, and sets up kings as He to achieve His purposes)
  10. City on a Hill - {PDF Copy} - (Contrary to the claims of politicians and many church leaders, Jesus is the only light on a hill that will illuminate this dark world)
  11. An Idolatrous Conceit - {PDF Copy} - (‘Christendom’ is the idolatrous tactic of invoking God and Jesus to validate national and political institutions, agendas, and ideologies)
  12. Caesar or Calvary? - {PDF Copy} - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power for his messianic mission if only he accepted the Devil as his overlord)
  13. My Rights or His Cross - {PDF Copy} - (To follow Jesus necessitates a life of self-denial, a willingness to suffer persecution for him, and to selflessly serve others)
  14. Which Kingdom? - {PDF Copy} -(The message of Jesus centers on the “Kingdom of God,” a political system that bears little resemblance to the kingdoms of this world)
  15. One Beast - {PDF Copy} - (In Daniel and Revelation, the Beast is a single entity that has existed since the dawn of human history)

Ala Spit, Whidbey Island, by David Maas
[Ala Spit, Whidbey Island, by David Maas]