The future hope of heaven is pulled into the here-and-now in
this illuminating description of the kingdom of God.
Popular teacher and author R. Alan Streett exposes half-truths
about the kingdom that many believers have unwittingly accepted. He
contrasts these with the testimony of Scripture:
- Jesus inaugurated the kingdom of God on the earth—it has
already begun. As ambassadors of the kingdom, we are to fulfill our
responsibilities and enjoy its benefits here and now.
- Salvation does not culminate with the soul escaping the body
and living forever in heaven. Our bodies will eventually be
transformed, and we will live with God on a restored earth.
- The church is like an embassy of heaven in a foreign country.
In their life together, believers demonstrate kingdom realities to
Readers will find hope and direction in this fresh presentation
of the historic teaching on the kingdom.