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24 Biblical Features of The Kingdom Of God

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24 Biblical Features of the Kingdom Of God



by Terry Somerville

1. The Kingdom Of God is a mystery to the Undiscerning
Mar 4:11  And he said unto them, Unto you is given the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all things are done in parables: 12  that seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest haply they should turn again, and it should be forgiven them.

2. The Kingdom Of God Is Not Observable, It is Not Flesh and Blood
Luk 17:20  And being asked by the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God cometh, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:

1Co 15:50  Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.

3. There Are Seasons When The Kingdom Is Available
Mar 1:15  and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe in the gospel.

4. The Kingdom Marks A New Age
Luk 16:16  The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and every man entereth violently into it.

5. The Kingdom of Heaven is Precious
Matthew 13:44  "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. 45  "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls,46  who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it.

Mar 9:47  And if thine eye cause thee to stumble, cast it out: it is good for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell;

6. The Kingdom Is Righteousness, Peace , Joy, Power
Rom 14:17  for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1Co 4:20  For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

7. God Wants To Give The Kingdom
Luk 12:32  Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

8. Men Enter The Kingdom of God or Stay Out of It
Mat 19:24  And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, that the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

9. Men Enter The Kingdom Violently (pressing in)
Luk 16:16  The law and the prophets were until John: from that time the gospel of the kingdom of God is preached, and every man entereth violently into it.

10. Repentence (Changing of Ways) is Required to Receive The Kingdom
Mar 1:15  and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe in the gospel.

11. The Wicked Cannot Inherit The Kingdom Of God
1Co 6:9  Or know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with men, 1Co 6:10  nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Gal 5:21  envyings, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; of which I forewarn you, even as I did forewarn you, that they who practise such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God

12. Child Like Faith Is Required To Enter The Kingdom of God
Mar 10:15  Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall in no wise enter therein

13. God Transfers Us Into His Kingdom
Col 1:13  who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love;

14.The Kingdom Must Have Priority
Luk 12:31  Yet seek ye his kingdom, and these things shall be added unto you.

Mar 9:47  And if thine eye cause thee to stumble, cast it out: it is good for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell;

15. The Kingdom Of God Operates Inwardly
Luk 17:21  neither shall they say, Lo, here! or, There! for lo, the kingdom of God is within you.

16. The Kingdom of God (Heaven) Grows
Matthew 13:31  Another parable he put before them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took and sowed in his field; 32  it is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches."

Matthew 13:33  He told them another parable. "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all leavened."

Mar 4:26  And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed upon the earth; Mar 4:27  and should sleep and rise night and day, and the seed should spring up and grow, he knoweth not how

17. Love Is The Greatest Commandment In The Kingdom
Mar 12:32  And the scribe said unto him, Of a truth, Teacher, thou hast well said that he is one; and there is none other but he: 33  and to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbor as himself, is much more than all whole burnt-offerings and sacrifices. 34  And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no man after that durst ask him any question.

18. The Poor Have  A Special Place In The Kingdom Of God
Luk 6:20  And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Jam 2:5  Hearken, my beloved brethren; did not God choose them that are poor as to the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to them that love him?

19. The Work of Believers is to Announce The Kingdom Of God
Luk 9:60  But he said unto him, Leave the dead to bury their own dead; but go thou and publish abroad the kingdom of God.

20. Announcing The Kingdom Brings Power To Deliver
Luk 10:9  and heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.

Luk 11:20  But if I by the finger of God cast out demons, then is the kingdom of God come upon you.


21. God's People Are to Reign On Earth In His Kingdom
Rev 5:10  and madest them to be unto our God a kingdom and priests; and they reign upon earth.

22. Nations Can Receive The Kingdom of God
Mat 21:43  Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken away from you, and shall be given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.

23. At Some Point The Kingdom Will Come With Totality and Some Will be Cast Out
Luk 13:28  There shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, and yourselves cast forth without. 29  And they shall come from the east and west, and from the north and south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.

24. The Kingdom Of The World Will BecomeThe Kingdom Of God
Rev 11:15  And the seventh angel sounded; and there followed great voices in heaven, and they said, The kingdom of the world is become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ: and he shall reign for ever and ever.

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