Last week we were enjoying what the church as the kingdom of God is– a realm of life, light, love, righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. What a pleasant and delightful realm, and how real it is that we can now be in the kingdom of God by being in the genuine church life and in our mingled spirit! This week we are now getting into THE WAY to build up the church by denying our self,taking up our cross, and losing our soul life. Or, as brother Dick T. put it,
The way to build up the church as the kingdom of God by exercising the keys of the kingdom – denying the self, taking up the cross, and losing the soul life – to lock the subjective gates of Hades and to open the windows of heaven.
the Lord strongly desires to return
Ever since the Lord Jesus was on earth, His desire was to return and bring in the kingdom of God in full. His desire is much stronger these days as we can see that the age of the church is coming to an end and the Lord wants to bring in the age of the kingdom. Continue reading via,