“Lord, Will You At This Time Restore The Kingdom To Israel?”

Acts 1:1-8

I. PROPHECIES CONCERNING THE KINGDOM

    A. Daniel 2:31-44
    B. Isaiah 2:2-3 (cf. Ephesians 2:19-22; 1 Timothy 3:15)
    C. Joel 2:28-32

II. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KINGDOM

    A. Acts 2:1-21 (cf. Acts 11:15)
    B. When they asked the question, the apostles didn’t fully understand the nature of the kingdom (John 16:12-13; 18:36; 1 Samuel 8:1-7)

III. MANY STILL MISUNDERSTAND TODAY: THE FALSE DOCTRINE OF PREMILLENNIALISM

    A. Recommended reading: God’s Prophetic Word by Foy E. Wallace Jr.
    B. Premillennialism “means that the second coming of the Lord will occur before the millennium begins…upon his return Christ will inaugurate the earthly kingdom referred to as the millennial reign” (Wallace 346)
    C. Consequences of premillennialism

      1. Makes God false to His promises (Mark 1:14-15; Deuteronomy 18:18, 22)
      2. Alternates Judaism and Christianity (Hebrews 8:13)
      3. Demotes Christ from His place at the right hand of God in heaven to the earth (Hebrews 1:3; 8:1)

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