Jesus came to preach the gospel of an earthly kingdom, that born again believers might be able to experience righteousness, joy and peace here on earth.
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Once you have obtained a true assurance of salvation, once you have experienced the joy of a right relationship with the Master and the gifts of the Holy Spirit, simply being saved is not enough. You must allow His grace to operate in your life and prepare you for service to others (John 15:13) .
Salvation changes your position in Christ, but practically speaking you are still a sinner. For every true believer, there must be a change in the pattern of sin. Sanctification is a process in which He calls you to become conformed to the image of His Son (Ephesians 4:11-13), and it is also the means by which Christ will establish His earthly kingdom.
Jesus came to preach the gospel of the kingdom (Mark 1:14; Matthew 6:11; Matthew 10:4-6). The gospel contains the message of salvation, but it does not end there. Every new believer, having been justified by God's grace through the atonement of Christ, is then called to be sanctified by His Spirit and prepare himself for active service to others (Romans 12:1-2).
We live in a marvelous age in which God will soon fulfill many of the prophecies that were made by His servants in times past. Zion, His kingdom, will soon be established in a very tangible way here upon the earth. And there will be no more tears, nor crying, nor pain, nor sorrow. All of these things will pass away. Christ said the kingdom was at hand. That is because this joyous condition is available to those of His people who will join together in submission to His will.
The answer is not found in starting another evangelical church. Listen to His voice. Allow His Spirit to guide you and His grace to sustain you. The kingdom of God is available to those who will obey His will for their lives. Give your heart to Him in full submission to His will. The kingdom is at hand; it is available to you.
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