Presentation on theme: "The Mountains: Proclaiming the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-2 (NIV) Now when he (Jesus) saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples."— Presentation transcript:
Luke 9:11 (NIV) He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing.
The Kingdom Is A Present Reality A Present Reality A Vision of the Future A Vision of the Future Yet to Come Yet to Come An Advancing Force An Advancing Force
Matthew 11:12 (NLT) From the time John the Baptist began preaching until now, the Kingdom of Heaven has been forcefully advancing, and violent people are attacking it.
John 6:14,15 (NIV) After the people saw the sign Jesus performed, they began to say, “Surely this is the Prophet who is to come into the world.” Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself