As Jesus’ ministry begins, he begins to preach about the kingdom of heaven. The prophecies pointed to a savior who would restore Israel to its glory and would establish it forevermore. Few perceived what this meant correctly and many interpretations of the kingdom of heaven were present in Jesus’s day. Jesus reveals the dynamics of the Kingdom by being present and showing what it looked like, a place of understanding and healing. He calls disciples and empowered them to establish the Kingdom through the world. Bringing the Kingdom of Heaven to earth is still the task of his disciples. Do we do this?

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