Receiving the Kingdom, Pt. 2 - What is not the kingdom?

Passage:Matthew 13:24-43

Preacher: Ben Phillips

Series: Receiving the Kingdom

Category: Wealth

This second sermon in our 4-part series for our Season of Stewardship continues our exploratin of understanding the Kingdom of God. Last week we asked the question, "What is the Kingdom?" and this week expand our understanding as we ask the question, "What is NOT the kingdom?". Using Jesus' parable of the wheat and the weeds (tares) from Matthew 13 we learn that the kingdom is not confined to just this present material world, but also it is not arrived in its fullness and perfection (at least, not yet), and that it is not simply for the strong (but actually finds its most ready home in the hearts and minds of those who are knowingly weak).