WHO will enter God’s Kingdom on Earth?

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WHO will enter God’s Kingdom on Earth?

Who will enter God’s Kingdom on Earth?

Some people who profess to be Christian’s believe that they are ‘saved’ now and that all that remains is for them to beKingdom 1 taken to heaven upon death.  But heaven as a place of reward does not exist and is not taught anywhere in the Bible – check it out, search “heaven” in a concordance in the Bible and see what you can find, but having done this I can tell you right now that you will not find a passage anywhere that teaches you that you are going to heaven as a place of reward for serving God now??

And if this is not taught in the Bible why would you believe it?  Yes I know churches teach this along with a lot of other false teaching, but if it is not taught in the Bible why would you believe it?

In fact if you go to Genesis 1:6-8 we read this:

“6 And God said, Let there be a firmament (Hebrew sig. ‘expanse’) in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. 7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters (seas, rivers and lakes) which were under the firmament from the waters (the upper atmosphere where a large band of water resided to protect the earth from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the Sun) which were above the firmament: and it was so. 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.”

So from this we are taught that God called the expanse between the waters below and the waters above “Heaven”.  This is the atmosphere between the waters of the earth and the waters of the high altitude atmosphere that God made to surround the earth in the beginning.

The reality of True Bible Teaching is that we all will die, and that only those baptized (fully immersed) into Christ and who live a life of obedience to Christ will be resurrected from the grave. 

This leads us to ask the question:  Who will be saved then?

Well the Apostle Paul told people that previously did not know the Truth of the Gospel Message that they were “…aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world…”

Here it is in Ephesians 2:11-13

“11 Wherefore remember, that yebeing in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; 12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: 13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.”

You believe in God’s Kingdom to be established on earth and you believe you are serving God as obediently as you can, but will you be found worthy to enter God’s Kingdom on Earth?

Will everyone who professes belief in God be saved?

The bible does not give us this assurance, in fact to the contrary it says that “few shall be saved”

“23 Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them, 24 Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.”  Luke 13:23-24

So are we among the “many” or “few” is the key question we all need to ask and find the answer to, otherwise our belief no matter our sincere we are might be all in vain.

There is a well known Psalm of David that addresses this very question, it is Psalm 15

Psalm 15

A Psalm of David.

PASSAGE OF PSALM 15

NOTES

Lord, who may dwell in your sacred tent?

Who may live on your holy mountain?

 

“tent” Hebrew here is ‘ahol’ or ‘ahal’ and means tabernacle ie. the place where God dwelt among Israel so it is really asking the question of “who may dwell in God’s dwelling place?”

“mountain” The mountain referred to here is Mt Zion (Jerusalem) the chosen dwelling place of the God of Israel among His people.

The one whose walk is blameless,

who does what is righteous,

who speaks the truth from their heart;

 

“blameless” Hebrew is tamiym/ taw·meem and speaks of one who is without fault or blameless.  We can only be blameless by the forgiveness of God through Jesus Christ.

“righteous” Hebrew is  tsedeq / tseh·dek/ and speaks of those who do what is right from those who do what is wrong.

“truth” Hebrew is emeth/ eh·meth and speaks of what is assured or true ie. The truth of God’s Word.

whose tongue utters no slander,

who does no wrong to a neighbor,

and casts no slur on others;

 

“slander” Hebrew is ragal/raw·gal and speaks of one who backbites another or tells wrongful tales as a slanderer.

“slur” Hebrew is cherpah/ kher·paw and means to cast ‘reproach’ or ‘shame’ on another person.

who despises a vile person but honors those who fear the Lord;

who keeps an oath even when it hurts,

and does not change their mind;

 

“vile” Hebrew is maʾac/maw·as and means ‘abhor’ or to ‘reject’ or ‘refuse’

“fear” Hebrew is yareʾ / yaw·ray and means to ‘fear’ be ‘afraid’ with a reverence or respect due to the one in question.

who lends money to the poor without interest;

who does not accept a bribe against the innocent.

Whoever does these things will never be shaken.

 

“shaken” Hebrew is mowt/mote and means to ‘shake’ or ‘removed’ or to ‘fall’.

 

So what do we learn from this Psalm of David’s?

  • One who is forgiven in Christ as this is our only means to be blameless
  • One who strives in their life to do what is right and speaks the truth from their heart
  • One who does not slander or cast slurs at others
  • One who loves and helps their neighbour
  • One who hates evil and people that do evil things
  • One who fears (respects) Yahweh
  • One who does not take advantage of others who are in need
  • Such a ONE shall never be shaken (removed) from God’s Love and shall in God’s Grace enter into his Holy House with Immortality.
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So here is something we all need to work on and the first and most important step on this path is to know and defend the truth of God’s word.  Knowing the Truth puts us firmly on this pathway.

The life we live from there will determine whether we are found worthy to enter God’s Kingdom on Earth when Christ Returns.

You can Learn more about this by clicking on the link below:

God’s Kingdom on Earth – What will it be like? – PART I

Where there is no vision, the people perish…”               Proverbs 29:18