The Kingdom of Heaven; What is it?

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Author: Edward Burbidge
Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,184 / 107 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.8
LoC Category: BT
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Added to site: 2008.03.06
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Genre: Religion
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CHAPTER II.

THE GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM.

"This is He whom Seers in old time Chanted of with one accord; Whom the voices of the Prophets Promised in their faithful word."

We have seen that, in the providence of God, John the Baptist was sent to proclaim to the world that "The Kingdom of Heaven" was at hand, and to point out the King. And as soon as the Herald had raised the expectation of men by the proclamation of the coming Kingdom, our Lord began His public ministry, the great object of which was the founding of His Kingdom for the salvation of the world. And, as S. Matthew tells us, He "went about all Galilee teaching in their synagogues and preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom" (S. Matt. iv. 23); or, as S. Mark relates, "After that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand; repent ye, and believe the Gospel" (S. Mark i. 14, 15).

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