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What is the Dispensational Interpretation of Daniel’s Stone Kingdom?

I would like to understand the following vision from the viewpoint of the Dispensational system of prophecy. What is the stone kingdom, and when did it arrive? Does it begin at John the Baptist’s ...
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According to Calvinist, are there another kind group of people besides “they” in Revelation 22:4-5?

Revelation 22: (2) and flowing down the middle of the city's street. On each side of the river was the tree of life, which bears fruit twelve times a year, once each month; and its leaves are for ...
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(Catholic view) Why do we pray for God's Kingdom to come if good people go to heaven when they die?

Here I wanted to find the Catholic view as to why we are told, e.g. in the Lord's Prayer (from Matthew 6:10) to pray for God's Kingdom to come when, on another hand, our immortal soul will end up in ...
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According to Lutherans, what is the Kingdom of God?

In a conversation with a United States veteran, I was intrigued when his response to Luke 4:5, 6 was that the United States is not included among the "kingdoms of the inhabited earth" because the USA ...
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How are Supererogative acts even possible in Catholicism?

God, through each person of the Holy Trinity, the Prophets, the Saints, and his people set out what to do in order to enter the kingdom of heaven through the commandments, through the beatitudes, ...
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After resurrection, which one (if any) of the Mormon heavens will be here on earth?

This question is about the three heavens (or kingdoms) in Mormon cosmology: the celestial, terrestrial, and telestial. The accepted answer to this other question says that After the resurrection ...
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How do Mormons interpret Daniel 2:44?

This is about two questions to Mormons about Daniel 2:44. This passage records Daniel explaining the conclusion of a sequence of events in the then distant future to King Nebuchadnezzar, as follows: ...
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In view of Mark 9:1 why say the kingdom of God will come at Jesus' second coming?

And he said to them, “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see that the kingdom of God has come with power.” (NIV) Jesus was in the presence of his followers ...
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How can Jesus rule the earth during the second coming, if he is only in Jerusalem? [closed]

I don't understand, how Jesus comes down in the clouds and rules on the mount of olives, how can the people in other countries see him? I know the clouds all will see him, but once he actually steps ...
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Seventh day Adventists…will the saved ultimately take on a new form in the kingdom of God?

What is the SDA explanation of the following. 1 Corinthians 15:49-50 states: And just as we have borne the image of the earthly man, so shall we bear the image of the heavenly man. 50 I declare ...
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How are John 18:36 and Matthew 13:41 reconciled according to Protestants?

John 18:36: My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place. Matthew 13:41: The ...
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How does one “leave his wife” for the Kingdom of God?

What is an overview of doctrinal statements made by Christian theologians regarding Jesus' statements in Luke 18: Luke 18:29-30 ESV And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who ...
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Is baptism by water necessary for salvation? [duplicate]

John 3:5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. If the Kingdom of God is inside you (Luke 17:21), ...
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How do these parables explain time in Heaven?

In many of the parables, Jesus speaks of a time span completing some event. Examples include: Mark 13:34: For the Son of Man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave ...
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Does Jesus have two kingdoms?

Do the two verses below signify that there are two kingdoms of Jesus Christ? If so, what are differences? The kingdom of heaven Matthew 16:19 (NKJV) 19 And I will give you the keys of the ...
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Which doctrine supports the idea that Daniel 2:44 is the Millenium Kingdom?

After looking at Clarence Larkin's charts, I noticed that some (chart1, chart2) of them associate the Kingdom in Daniel 2:44 with the Millenium Kingdom. Is there any doctrine that supports this? I ...
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What is the difference between “belong fully to God” and “belong to God”?

"Saints are people who belong fully to God," Pope Francis said, thus introducing a degree of belonging to God, fully or less fully or, even, not fully. Can anyone explain, in the light of Gospel, ...
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What is the “Kingdom of God” supposed to be? [closed]

everlasting blissful happiness and peace on earth heaven after death / afterlife a metaphorical way to describe that righteousness would be made on earth by the power of the holy spirit, and that ...
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What is the difference between the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Heaven?

I did a search and saw that the phrase "Kingdom of Heaven" appears exclusively in the Gospel according to Matthew. However, the phrase "Kingdom of God" appears a few times in Matthew, but is also ...
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Is one who is “least in the kingdom of heaven” still in heaven? [closed]

Recently I read something that quoted this verse from the bible: Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of ...
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What is the meaning of the Psalm 37:29? [closed]

What does Psalm 37:29 mean when it said "The righteous themselves will possess the earth, and they will reside forever upon it.” Does this mean an earthly paradise that God has promised to restore?
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Jesus predicts that some will not die until he comes in his kingdom, but did this occur? [closed]

Matthew 16:28 I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom. Mark 9:1 And he said to them, "I tell you the truth, ...