By John Thiel
Our affiliation with God and his church is spoken of in Colossians. In this scripture it speaks of our Father who has delivered us from the power of darkness.
Colossians 1:12 Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
The gospel of Jesus Christ has brought us into the kingdom of his dear Son. Did you realise that your presence has to do with subjects in a kingdom? We look forward to going to heaven where Gods kingdom and headquarters are but it is through the gospel of Jesus Christ that we are translated into His kingdom in the present tense. The word kingdom raises many objectionable connotations in today’s mentality. We would rather call it a democracy wouldn’t we? But no, God’s kingdom is a monarchy. God’s government is clearly portrayed in the scripture as a monarchy. Read the rest of this entry