THE KINGDOM IS OURS
THE KINGDOM IS YOURS Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom (Luke 12:32) What a profound statement made by Jesus in the verse above! However, when He said it, He wasn’t addressing the new creation. God isn’t “going to give” the Kingdom to you that are born again; the Kingdom is yours. You were born into the Kingdom; you’re an heir of the Kingdom. The Kingdom belongs to you, because it belongs to Jesus and you’re a joint-heir with Him.
BE ALERT AND READY
BE ALERT AND READY For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17)
EVER-INCREASING GREATNESS Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side (Psalm 71:21) The Lord said to Abraham in Genesis 22:17-18: “...in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed....”