Kingdom

The Inverted Kingdom
digital illustration
by Derek Nicol


Kingdom

High above the galaxy door God the Father hangs a sign that reads, “God’s House”. The ruler of the house is the Father’s son, Jesus Christ. His rule is not with force or fear but powerfully gentle, magnificently humble and fiercely loyal. The Father gives to his son all things and from all things the son gives life to those in his rule.

2 Samuel 7:12-14

When your days are fulfilled and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son. When he commits iniquity, I will discipline him with the rod of men, with the stripes of the sons of men,

Resources

The Kingdom of God by Morgan and Peterson; The Gospel of The Kingdom of God by George Ladd; Gospel and Kingdom by Graeme Goldsworthy; The Kingdom of Christ by Russell Moore

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