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12 Bible Verses on the Kingdom of God

12 Bible Verses on the Kingdom of God

The kingdom of God is described in the Bible as a reality already present amongst us, but also a promise and a final goal for all people. Understanding the announcement of the kingdom of heaven and the reign of God is at the heart of the scriptures, especially the Gospels, with Jesus Christ repeatedly announcing and explaining the kingdom of God through his many parables and calling on us to be born again!

Meditate on these 12 bible verses on the kingdom of God, which all people are invited to join! 

12 Bible Verses on the Kingdom and the Reign of God

Look for the kingdom of God in all things

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Matthew 6:33) 

Therefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble, and you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (2 Peter 1:10-11)

The kingdom of God: a gift and a promise from Christ

“Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.” (Luke 12:32) 

“...Nor will people say, ‘Here it is,’ or ‘There it is,’ because the kingdom of God is in your midst. (Luke 17:21)

Jesus replied, Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again. (John 3:3)

How we need to change to enter into the kingdom of God

The time has come, he said. The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” (Mark 1:15)

Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it”. (Luke 18:17)

Jesus looked at him and said, How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!”  (Luke 18:24).

Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 7:21) 

The kingdom of God belongs to the little ones 

Jesus said, Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these’.” (Matthew 19:14)

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:10)

Pray for God to reign supreme! 

This, then, is how you should pray:

“‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. (Matthew 6:9-10)

With Hozana, pray for the kingdom of God to cover the whole Earth! 

Throughout his life here on Earth, Jesus never stopped announcing the kingdom of God and telling us about the love that God the Father has for each and every one of us. He called us to pray to God: “your kingdom come” (Matthew 6:9-10) and prophesied that “this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come” (Matthew 24:14).

Therefore, let us pray for the kingdom of God to come here on Earth! Join the prayer groups offered by Hozana so that the kingdom of God becomes present among you, in your hearts, in your families, and in your communities!

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