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{GOOD NEWS OF THE KINGDOM}

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{THE MESSAGE}
  1. Salvation For The Nations - {PDF Copy} - (The Gospel of the Kingdom announced by Jesus of Nazareth offers salvation and life to men and women of every nation and people)
  2. The Message - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus summoned his disciples to proclaim the Good News of his Kingdom to every inhabited corner of the Earth)
  3. Salvation Revealed - (Paul presents his gospel to the assemblies of Rome, a message about God’s righteousness and wrath for all men) - {PDF Copy}
  4. In Beginning - {PDF Copy} - (The Kingdom of God arrived in the ministry of Jesus starting with his baptism in the Jordan River by John the Baptist – Mark 1:1-3)
  5. All Nations, not Some! - {PDF Copy} - (Is the Gospel of the Kingdom a message for only some nations, or is it Good News for all nations and peoples of the Earth?)
  6. The Light of the World - (Jesus is the only true light in the world, a light that shines all the brighter in the darkness, and this light means life for men and women) - {PDF Copy}
  7. His Name is Jesus! - {PDF Copy} - (The name ‘Jesus’ means ‘Yahweh saves.’ In the Nazarene, the salvation promised to Israel has arrived in all its glory)
  8. Christ is Risen! - {PDF Copy} - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the resurrection of Jesus, which also inaugurated the Messianic Age - Galatians 1:1-5)
  9. Kings and Nations - {PDF Copy} - (The promise to bless all nations in Abraham culminates in the vast multitude of the Redeemed that will inhabit New Jerusalem)
  10. Inheritance of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Believers are the heirs of Abraham, and the possession of their inheritance is secured by possession of the Gift of the Spirit)
  11. Son of Abraham - (Jesus is the true Son of Abraham, the heir of the promises, the Anointed One who fulfills and implements the inheritance for his people) - {PDF Copy}
  12. The Faith of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (The faith of uncircumcised Abraham provides an example for Jewish and Gentile believers who live from the faith of Jesus – Romans 4:11-17)
  13. Seed of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the promised Seed of Abraham, the heir of the covenant promises, and receipt of the inheritance is based on faith in Him)
  14. Plight to Solution - {PDF Copy} - (In Romans, Paul argues from plight to solution as he presents his gospel to the churches of Rome, a message for both Jews and Greeks)
  15. Coheirs with Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The covenant with Abraham is fulfilled in Jesus, his seed and heir, including the promise of land – Romans 8:1-23)
  16. The Mission - {PDF Copy} - (The mission of the church between now and Christ’s return is to announce the Good News of his Kingdom to all nations – Matthew 24:14)
  17. From Faith - For Faith - (Men are not set right before God from the works of the law but from the faith of Jesus Christ) - {PDF Copy}
  18. The Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (According to Jesus. the End will not come until this Gospel of the Kingdom of God has been proclaimed to all nations on the Earth – Matthew 24:14)
  19. His Covenant Faithfulness - (The righteousness of God refers to His faithfulness to His promises, and this is demonstrated in the salvation He has provided in Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  20. He Nullified Death - {PDF Copy} - (Paul reminded Timothy of Christ’s own resurrection since false teachers were denying the future resurrection of believers)
  21. Firstborn of the Dead - {PDF Copy} - (In Colossians, Paul emphasizes the exalted position of Jesus that he attained through his Death and Resurrection – Colossians 1:18-19)
  22. Revealed on the Cross - {PDF Copy} - (The Son of Man is revealed and comprehended only in his sufferings and death for others on a Roman Cross)

{THE PROMISED SPIRIT}
  1. The Forerunner - {PDF Copy} - (John the Baptist prepared the way for the Messiah, the herald of the Good News of the Kingdom of God – Mark 1:4-8)
  2. Tarry in Jerusalem - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus commanded his disciples to wait in Jerusalem until they received the Spirit, empowering them to be his witnesses on the Earth- Acts 1:1-11)
  3. Arrival of the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (On the day of Pentecost, the time of fulfillment dawned when Jesus bestowed the Gift of the Spirit on his assembled saints – Acts 2:1-4)
  4. The Spirit of Life - {PDF Copy} - (The Spirit of God imparts life, especially the everlasting life of which the Gift of the Spirit is the foretaste and guarantee)
  5. Spirit and Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (The promise of the Spirit is integral to the redemption of humanity and the Covenant of God with His people)
  6. Pentecost and the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit signaled the commencement of the Last Days, the era of the Spirit and fulfillment)
  7. The Final Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost fulfilled what the feast symbolized and marked the start of the Final Harvest)
  8. What Does This Mean? - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost caused a great commotion and much consternation in Jerusalem)
  9. Signs on the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (The prophecy from Joel sets the tone of fulfillment in Acts, including the “signs and wonders” that accompanied the Spirit)
  10. To You is the Promise - {PDF Copy} - (The Gift of the Spirit is for every man and woman who repents, even to those afar off, and this is in fulfillment of the Promise - Acts 2:37-41)
  11. Life-Giving Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus dispenses the Life-Giving Spirit without which there is no enduring life. His words are spirit, and they are life)
  12. Covenant Heirs - {PDF Copy} - (With the outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, the blessings for all nations promised to Abraham commenced)
  13. Promise and Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The Gift of the Spirit is one of God’s covenant promises and his ways of blessing all Nations in Abraham’s Seed)
  14. Bold Proclamation - {PDF Copy} - (In response to threats from the high priests, the young church was filled with great boldness of speech by the Spirit)
  15. The Spirit of Promise - {PDF Copy} - (The Promise of the Spirit is one of the blessings of Abraham promised by God for the nations and the children of the Patriarch)

{NEW CREATION}

  1. City of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (New Jerusalem is populated in fulfillment of the promise to Abraham to “bless all nations” in the Promised Land)
  2. The Redemption of the Body - {PDF Copy} - (Paul links the bodily resurrection of believers to the New Creation, and both events are part of the promised redemption – Romans 8:1-23)
  3. The New Creation Begins - (Revelation looks forward to the reign of Jesus in the New Creation, a reality inaugurated by his Death and Resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Spirit and Resurrection - {PDF Copy} - (The Gift of the Spirit is the foretaste and guarantee of the bodily resurrection and of the coming New Creation)
  5. The Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The Apostle Paul linked the commencement of the Last Days to the death and resurrection of Jesus, the hinge on which History has turned)
  6. Life from the Dead - {PDF Copy} - (Paul’s Gospel from humanity's plight due to sin to the resurrection of the dead through Jesus of Nazareth)

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