the kingdom vs paradise
The kingdom is different from paradise. Every believer is already in the kingdom
here on earth. When we die we go to paradise.
ANNOUNCED BY THE PROPHETS
Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end.
Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings the God of Heaven will set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed.
THE KINGDOM ANNOUNCED BY JESUS
Repent for the kingdom of heaven is at hand
Matthew 12:28 Surely the kingdom of God has come upon you.
TAUGHT BY PAUL
1:13 He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the
kingdom of the son of his love.
Hebrews 12:28 Receiving the kingdom which cannot be shaken.
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE KINGDOM AND PARADISE
Luke 23:42-43-assuredly I say to you today you will be with me in paradise.
(Gospel) II Corinthians 12:1-4- Paul was called up into paradise.
The kingdom of God is I Corinthian: 4:20; Romans 14:17
We reign in life here in this world: Romans 5:17