To Pray “Thy Kingdom Come” | Jesus Creed

So strong is the link between Christ and the Kingdom in the early Christian imagination that it becomes possible, even necessary,  to construe the eschatological advent of the Kingdom of God exclusively in terms of Christ’s own apocalyptic parousia. … The decisive meaning of the petition  ‘Thy Kingdom Come” is to be found in its intimate material proximity to the apocalyptic prayer “Come, Lord Jesus” (1 Cor. 16:22; Rev. 22:20).
— Read on www.patheos.com/blogs/jesuscreed/2018/06/28/to-pray-thy-kingdom-come/

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