Gospel of The Kingdom

There is this beautiful poem. It is in the book of Isaiah. The city of Jerusalem has just been destroyed by Babylon, a great kingdom in the north. All of these Jewish people have been sent away into exile. But a few remained in the city. They are left wondering: “What just happened? Has our God abandoned us?” Right, because Jerusalem was supposed to be the city where God would reign over the world to bring peace and blessing to everyone. Isaiah had been saying that Jerusalem’s destruction was a mess of Israel’s own making. They had turned away from their God, become corrupt, and so their city and their temple were destroyed. Everything seems lost. But the poem goes on. There is a watchman on the city walls and far out on the hills we see a messenger. He is running towards the city. He is running and shouting “Good news!” And Isaiah says: “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news.” Beautiful feet? Yes, the feet are beautiful because they are carrying a beautiful message. What is the message? That despite Jerusalem’s destruction, Israel’s God still reigns as King, and that God Himself is going to, one day, return to this city, take up his throne and bring peace. The Watchmen sing for joy because of the good news that their God still reigns. In the New Testament we find this same phrase “the good news”. It is the Greek word “Euangelion”. It is sometimes translated with the word “Gospel”. Yeah, so when Christians say, “Do you believe the gospel?” they mean “Do you believe the news?” But not just any news. In the Bible, this phrase is always about the announcement of the reign of a new king. In the New Testament, the Gospels use this phrase to summarize all of Jesus’ teachings. They say that he went about proclaiming the good news of God’s kingdom. Jesus saw himself as the messenger, bringing the news that God reigns. Yes, but the way that he described God’s reign surprised everybody. I mean, think, powerful successful Kingdom. It needs to be strong, able to impose its will, able to defeat its enemies. But Jesus said the greatest person in God’s kingdom was the weakest. The one who loves and who serves the poor. And he said that you live under God’s reign when you respond to evil by loving your enemies and forgiving them and seeking peace. This is an upside down kingdom. Jesus also said that this kingdom was arriving with him. Yes, so for example, there is this really interesting story where there is a high-ranking Roman officer. He comes to Jesus begging him to heal his servant. He even calls Jesus his Lord, acknowledging that Jesus is his authority. Jesus praises this man for recognizing what no one else yet had, that not only was Jesus announcing God’s kingdom. He was the King. So the word gets out that this Jewish man from Galilee is talking and acting like
he is the king of Israel. He is appointing twelve disciples which are an image of Israel’s twelve tribes. He is healing people, forgiving people their sins. All of this so threatened Israel’s leaders that they finally decided to have him killed. And Jesus let them. Which is a weird thing to do if you are trying to become king. That’s right, but for Jesus this is what
had to happen. Jesus saw the sin and the devastation of His people of Israel as just one small part of the entire human condition, how all humanity has rebelled against God, resulting in the tragedy and devastation of our whole world. So how is God going to bring his reign over such a world? Jesus believed it would be through an act of sacrificial love for his enemies. This is why in the Gospels, Jesus’ crucifixion is depicted as his enthronement as the King of the Jews. He receives a crown. He also receives a robe. He is exalted up not on to a throne, but onto the cross. “How beautiful are the feet that bring good news”. The good news now is that Jesus has defeated death and that he reigns as King, that he has dealt with our sin and corruption himself and that he has conquered it with his life and with his love. Then Jesus sends his followers to go out and keep announcing this good news of the upside-down kingdom. And to invite everyone to give their allegiance to him, the king who defeated death with his love.

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  2. please add tamil language in ur subtitles please please…. your videos are awsome… it helps to understand something critical…

  3. Great video. I have a feeling these guys are vegan, they look so malnourished :(. Meat is life spread the word…

  4. 3:42
    Ah yes, those EVIL crusaders, who gave their lives to defend Christian lands and people from Saracen satan worshipers. EVIL!

  5. Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.

  6. Message and animation are soulful enough to touch the Human spirit. I love The Bible Project. Much love and prayers for you guys and the team.

  7. I love the bible project.. its so cool.. learning about God and every thing that's connected to him this way makes me giddy.. so grateful.. I'm appreciative for this. I needed it. Thankyou.

  8. You say the Jewish leaders crucified Jesus cause they were scared of him but the real reason was because claiming to be the Messiah, what Jesus was doing, was illegal.

  9. Upside down Kingdom the reason why some of Jesus disciples requested to be crucified upside down.. Because the wrong way of Man rule the world … God already fulfilled his purpose on Earth..Upside down Kingdom… Those who didnt understand may God let them see.. Amen

  10. BROTHERS AND SISTERS READ THIS PLEASE. Jesus said the meek shall inherit the earth. The correct translation is not meek, the word is those that have power but choose not to abuse it

  11. (Quran 43:59)
    He was naught but a servant whom We blessed and whom We made an example for the Children of Israel.]
    If you don't take from the Quran then read in > (Mark 12:29)
    29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.]
    And remember when Jesus said in
    (John 20:17)
    Jesus said, "Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"

  12. This is simply awesome!
    I read the bible and watch Bibleproject alternately make more sense to me.
    I Thank God for you and to prosper whatever you do.

  13. The Christianity we are showing the world today is very far from what Jesus is doing, I also struggle with it, Lets do our best to become more like Christ! Lets show everyone what really Christianity is <3 love and prayers!

    How beautiful are the feet that bring good news <3

  14. I just stumbled on your channel for the first time and I absolutely love what you're doing! Please don't stop! Keep up the good work!!!

  15. @2:13 Upside down kingdome? The Kingdome of God is not upside down. The world turned is upside down and turned it all arround.

  16. Praise the Lord who gave these gentlemen the talent to make such creative depiction of the Gospel

  17. Well done guys….but there is one phrase used in this animation I don't agree with. The animation calls God's kingdom the 'upside down kingdom'. I think this is an error. Actually Jesus came to show us the way we wetr really designed to live… Which is the rigth side up way. It's the world as it is that's living upside down! That's was the whole point of His coming…. To show us we can live rigth side up!

  18. This is the most important study guide for correct theology , Thank you very much for making these , although I've seen alot if them and learnt a lot this is my first comment of Thanks. Many more will be benefiting like me and God will bless you immensely for spreading the correct seed of the Gospel !God bless you!

  19. The Gospel was giving at mount Sinai when they received the Torah, Also Abraham received the Good News. This is not just a New Testament teaching. It is written in the Torah and the Prophets (Tanak) Jesus even was speaking of the Gospel of the Kingdom! Which is the reunification of the 2 Kingdoms, The House of Israel and the House of Judah coming together, JESUS SAID THAT HE CAME FOR THE LOST SHEEP OF THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL!! =) Matthew 15:24. just wanted to give you what scripture states especially in Hebrews 4:2
    For indeed the GOSPEL was preached to us as well as to them; (The People of Israel at Mount Sinai to receive the Torah) but the word which they heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it.
    How many of us have considered that?
    Clearly, the Law(Torah) of God that was received at Sinai is part of the gospel, and is apparently the same gospel that we received.
    That most certainly messes up most mainstream Christian theology as it relates to the law of God. Most do not consider what Moses wrote to be a component of the gospel.
    Obviously there is more to the gospel than just the cross.
    Let’s consider the cross.
    Why did Christ even have to die on the cross?
    More importantly, what is the importance of the resurrection? Just what is the gospel?
    Yahweh preached the gospel to Abraham
    Galatians 3:8
    And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel to Abraham beforehand, saying, “In you all the nations shall be blessed.”
    How many of us knew that was part of the gospel?
    How many know that in the Hebrew, nations and gentiles are the same word?
    What does the gospel have to do with blessing gentiles?
    What really is the whole gospel?
    It is often said that we need to accept Jesus Christ, or in Hebrew, Yeshua Ha’Mashiach, as our Messiah, meaning to follow Him.
    However, it is not often really taught what it means to “follow Him.” We as believers need to start reading scripture and studying to understand what truly is the Gospel of the Kingdom. He can to reunite the 2 Kingdoms that we’re divided and through that the Gentiles can partake in that blessing. That is why he had to scatter his people into the nations.

  20. This "bible project" comes across as communist propaganda wrapped in religious symbolism. I do not believe the narrators are christians. I suspect they are sodomites who desire as all sodomites seem to do , to push their agenda of promoting eugenics ("racism", defining who is a jew by the question of genetic heritage, rather than the keeping of his commandments), slavery, and most of all, lgbtq culture. By saying persons are "born that way", they open the door to legalized child abuse, just as by the philosophy (science) and false theology (religion) of eugenics they also promote the policy – migrant worker today, illegal alien tomorrow – which policy is legalized slavery. These people are NWOs, as are false protestors such as alex jones, who speaks not against zianism (another variant of nazism, eugenics). From tel aviv to hong king to nyc, christians , true christians, their families are under assault. Also attacked are true jews, who actually practise judaism. ….. I have come to the conclusion that lgbtq persons cannot be saved, for they fear not God, and so worship the image of the beast, choosing same gender relationships, and attempting to "marry" (join physically) with each other. They who does such, on earth, would desire to pollute the spiritual realm as well. I guess they were created in the image of the beast, and are therefore, not us, who have and keep His Word.

    This word LIKENESS implies, "not exactly the same" . Consider this passage :

    This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man,
    in the likeness of God made he him ; male and female created he them ; and
    blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
    – Genesis 5 : 1 – 2, kjv

    A man's wife is his counterpart, they go together to form, a perfection, ideally. But now difficult because of the Fall, because sin entered into their flesh. As verbs : To love God, is to keep His Commandments ; sin happens when you do evil, such as breaking his commandments. Many sinned in the days of Lot, before Moses came and gave them who were chosen , the Law. And then he had them killed who had worshipped the molten calf of gold, save for the females amongst those evildoers who had not known a man by lying down with one – calling them midianites merchantmen. Behaviour determines whether you are of Israel or not, not genetics.

    They have managed via Organized Religion to suppress the Gospel for .. two thousand years ? Yet, The Truth is. So, one concludes that few are actually christian, and the rest to be avoided, not desirous of The Light. Darkness (ignorance) appeals to them.

  21. thanks man for making this type of video love ya videos man let the lord bless ya and let god be with us always

  22. Christ is coming to actually RULE the world from Zion. His Kingdom will be established literally on the earth.

  23. Thank you Tim and John for showing us the love of Jesus, instead of the hate the modern church seems to believe is the gospel

  24. Ummmm love your series but on this one you guys forgot about the book of revelation when He actually comes to Jerusalem and actually sits on the throne as King for a 1,000 yrs then turn over the kingdom to God.

  25. Yes i have been praying to be a better Christian.Trying hard to change my evel ways and stop feeding tbe flesh .Its not easy for me though and having a hard time forgiving some people.

  26. I just wanna say thank you for putting subtitles in so many languages. I am brazilian and all the videos have portuguese subtitles, that is so great! I know it must take a lot of work to make it available in so many languages, I appreciate that a lot! God bless the life of everybody involved in the making of this channel 😍

  27. Isaiah 52:7, "How beautiful UPON THE MOUNTAINS are the feet of Him that brings good tidings, that publishes peace; that brings good tidings of good, that publishes salvation; that says unto Zion, Thy God reigns."
    This is prophecy. The foretelling of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. Specifically, Jesus Christ preaching His Sermon On The Mount.
    "Mount" Zion is a representation of God the Father. Jesus says to Zion (The Father), "Thy God reigns." Meaning (Jesus) Himself reigns.
    I like the video, and appreciate the interpretation, and insight. But I also believe that what I'm saying is true.
    And, we as His followers are meant to do the same as He did. Proclaim good tidings of good, and salvation, and PEACE.

  28. It is the feet of Jehovah's Witnesses that are so beautiful to Jehovah. They are preaching the news of God's Kingdom world wide with huge results and have been for 100+ years.

  29. I loose the entire Gospel of the Kingdom inside and out of all my prayers, subjects and stipulations that the Gospel of the Kingdom is completely fulfilled most of all the Gospel, the good news, the euangelion as well as the King of Kings, Lord of Lords and God of Gods down to the last jot and tittle. I pray against all rebellion against God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit and pray all spiritual rebels that have never been born of a woman are sealed by the Father, Son and Holy Spirit in the lake of fire with the way Satan in bound for a thousand years in Revelation 20 but not just a thousand years but now and forevermore, from everlasting to everlasting starting right this instant now to forevermore. In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit I pray amen.

  30. Gospel of the Kingdom

    Daniel 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and behold, One like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of Days, and they brought Him near before Him.
    14 And dominion and glory was given Him, and a kingdom, that all peoples, nations and languages, should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion which shall not pass away, and His kingdom that which shall not be destroyed. (MKJV)

  31. The 3 Abrahamic religions are man made and were created to control the minds of weak people. The 3 Abrahamic Religions are delusions created by ignorant sexist desert dwellers.  Jesus, if he ever existed, did not address slavery or even sexism during his ministry. Jesus appointed 12 men to head his ministry…he used women to do duties that was consistent with the time.  Jesus did not end slavery.  He never addressed it.  He continued to tell his followers that they will not die until they  see his glory.  They all died and now over 2000 years later and the so call Christians are still waiting for a white man with blue eyes and blonde hair to return.  If this fake Jesus were to return he would probably look like a Palestian arab…the same people the jews and Christians are killing.  Stop the madness.   Humanity will only be saved by humans not an imaginary God man in the sky.  Our present actions will define the future of humanity.  I have 5 beautiful kids and I want to leave this earth knowing that they will have a chance to live a free and happy life free of religious dogmas and hate.  I am a spiritual man that has freed himself from all religious doctrine.  Peace to all of humanity!

  32. The Kingdom of God isn't a place, but an elevated (heaven) place in the spirit, which means the mind. Jesus supposedly said in Luke 17:21 that the Kingdom of God dwells within us. One of the many definitions of "Kingdom" is the scientific one, divisions where objects have been classified – hence, the "kingdom" is not specifically a place, but a divine classification. Jesus also said in Matthew 12:28, "But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come UNTO you." Romans 14: 17 says "For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost." Also in Revelation 1:9 the writer claimed to be in the "kingdom", and he wasn't physically dead, he was alive on earth. Solomon stated in Ecc. 9:5 and 10 that when one dies, that is it and that there is no more reward. Hence, heaven and hell are conditions, not places.

  33. The thing I love about Jesus is that he doesn't make himself important but see's us as important to him, for we are all important in his eyes because it is also through Gods eyes as well. And it goes for us too, we shouldn't make ourselves important because it's just about us it's about the love you get from God so that you may spread it to those who need his love, and we need to avoid the Devil himself, for he destroys faith with magic, evolution, and etc. God is nothing like that he's better he's never limited and he's timeless.

  34. Everyone is pure, everyone is whole. We just need to acknowledge this to bring love and peace within ourselves

  35. Brothers and sister's Please stop for a minute. The thing that most "christians" or anyone that believes they will enter into heaven dont understand. The narrow gate that Christ speaks of in Matt 7:13-14 is the entrance of the "Kingdom" of heaven spoken of in Matt 22:2-6. This same "Kingdom" is kept from "christians" and many others as prophesied in Luke 11:25 for their lack of knowledge in truth not realizing that it is not an outward appearance or place or thing to be seen by men. The Kingdom Christ speaks of is the same "Kingdom" that is within you not without which can be found in Luke 17:21
    The way to reach the gate and enter in, is to be one within as without. We must obey the letter of the law on the outside but obey it in truth on the inside. Christ taught more about the inside than He did the outside. When the inside matches the outside than and Only then will you reenter in the gate of Eden wich is in the Kingdom. A man may not commit adultery on the outside but if he lusts after a woman on the inside he has commited sin and broken the perfect law of love within. We worship God in spirit and in truth which means from the inside first, than our actions match the outside. One may break the law on the outside by necessity, but one may break the law on the inside and have lied to himself and God. You MUST enter the Kingdom now while alive in the flesh to enter the kingdom when you die or you will NOT enter at all. Period! The time is now, we MUST enter now not when we die it is too late by then and you will go through another cycle or rebirth after going through many sufferings. Enter at the narrow gate while you still can. This is not taught in churches and MANY will perish because the truth has been kept from them! Father be patient and forgive those that do not know Amen.

  36. THIS IS THE TRUE GOSPEL!! OBEY Christ and His commands they are not taught in traditional churches nowadays. First, The Laws Christ commanded are the perfect Law of Love. They are these 3 that fulfill all the law.
    1: Love the One True Eternal One with all your strength, all your heart , and all you have.
    2: Do Not do unto others/creatures as you would not want them to do unto you.
    3: Do unto others/creatures as you would have them do unto you.
    The teachings of Christ in Lections XLVI verse 12 We are taught that if a person desires to be a disciple of Christ we must Not eat any flesh from any animal or bird. In the beginning in Genesis 1:29-30 YAHUAH stated very clearly that He gave the herbs, fruits, and seeds for meat to sustain mankind and to sustain the animals. We were never ordained to eat any type of flesh meat that had blood in it. This may be a hard saying but we dine with demons that have influenced men to slaughter innocent animals and birds for our pleasure. This is a great sin and if you are a true follower of Christ we must obey it! The command "Thou shalt not kill" meant not to kill anything, for pleasure in food, or for profit, nor torment any living creature which has the breath of life in it given by YAHUAH. This is in Lections XLVI and Exodus 20:13. I am open to spend more time teaching on these subjects and laws given through Christ but one must have an open heart and an ear to hear. Moses gave laws on certain animals to eat out of the hardness of their hearts in the wilderness even though Yah commanded them not to and they ate and fell by the thousands from the plagues that consumed them from eating flesh meat. Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century changed the food laws in scripture that it was ok to eat meat. It was never ok. ANYONE THAT FOLLOWS THESE TEACHINGS WILL BECOME THE ISRAEL OF GOD THE ETERNAL LIVING ONE! Praise the Father YAHUAH

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