About Jesus Steve Sweetman
media has been fixated on the fight over what has been called
frees the Christian from scratching his head is one important historic
mile stone. Historians
talk about the birth, the rise, and the fall, of empires and nations,
but they miss the birth of the most important empire ever.
I'll give the secular historians some credit.
They can't actually see this empire with the naked eye, and the
empire's ambassadors have done a lousy job representing the empire
throughout the centuries.
the case, in Acts chapter 2, the first disciples of Jesus received the
Holy Spirit into their lives. As
the Holy Spirit entered them, they entered the kingdom of the Spirit,
otherwise known as the "Kingdom
first Christians may have lived in various Roman provinces, but their
primary residence was in the Kingdom
of us who have received the Holy Spirit in our day reside in the
citizens of the Kingdom of God should live in relation to the kingdoms
of men is clearly set forth in the Bible, the "Constitution of the
constitution addresses such issues as our kingdom rights, privileges,
and responsibilities. It
also addresses how we should live as aliens in our foreign nations.
It teaches us how to understand political, economic, and social
trends from our kingdom vantage point.
sad fact of the matter is that the most important constitution in human
history is being ignored, downplayed, and reinterpreted, by many of its
constituents. If we are to
ever understand the times and places in which we live from our kingdom
vantage point, we can no longer afford to neglect its constitution set
forth by its "Founding Father".