What is the Kingdom of God
SERMON TOPIC: What is the Kingdom of God
Speaker: Gavin Paynter
Date: 18 October 2020
Topic Groups: KINGDOM OF GOD, THE CHURCH, MATTHEW
Sermon synopsis: One of Matthew’s major themes is “the kingdom,” which he refers to over 50 times (over 40 times in Luke).
In the time of Christ, many Jews were expecting the imminent Kingdom of God. E.g., Joseph of Arimathea “was waiting for the kingdom of God” (Luke 23:51). Where did this expectation of a coming Kingdom of God come from?