How to tell the biblical story in a way that makes a difference

Jesus and the kingdom of God

Popular theology has discovered many ways to misunderstand Jesus’ proclamation of the coming kingdom of God. The argument here is that he had in mind the intervention of Israel’s God to judge and re-establish his people within the lifetime of the current generation of Jews. It is the act of divine judgment that brings about the renewed rule of YHWH over his people through his Son.

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