The Three Kingdoms In The N.T. #2

By Oscar M. Baker

In the N. T. we have three kingdoms mentioned. And this has been such a confusing thing that I thought I might outline them so you could get them in mind. Now the first thing mentioned in the N. T. as far as the kingdom is concerned in Matthew, is the kingdom of heaven. And that kingdom of heaven is the kingdom from heaven that’s here on the earth. As far as the King being present, all I can find is that He will be present in Person, that is in flesh so He can be seen, about the last 75 days, that’s after His return. Now this kingdom of heaven we find is announced and rules given by John the Baptist. Now he told people what to do and what not to do – a great number of things. It would be nice to codify them, and put them down, because the Lord came along and He taught things concerning the kingdom of heaven, too.

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RD 101 - Israel's Dry Baptisms

By Jack Eberle

Paul was acquainted with the subject of baptism since he had been a teacher of the Jews for much of his life. He writes, under direction of holy spirit, the epochal event of Israel’s baptism unto Moses (I Cor. 10:1-2) Exodus 14:22 says, “And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground…” Psalm 66:6 states: “He turned the sea into dry land; they went through the flood on foot…” Hebrews 11:29 tells us, “By faith they passed through the Red Sea as by dry land…” Psalms 66:6 further states: “There did we rejoice in Him.” How great He is! Our great God produced another miracle for the passage of the ark.

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En Tois Epouranios #35

By Michael S. Mecikalski

From last time, “Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a Lamb without blemish and without spot: Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you” (I Peter 1: 18-20).

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