9 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.
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Sunday sermon videos-
.Feast of Corpus Christi
.Pharaoh decree to kill the boys
.Cause and effect
.Point of singularity
.Self existent being [Necessary]
.The Cross and the jetty
I taught from the verses for the Mass for this date- the main theme was the coming of Christ, which has been a theme for the past few weeks.
From Daniel we read-
Daniel 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.
Daniel 7:14 And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.
Jesus was crowned King when he ascended to the right hand of God- He bodily ascended- meaning he now sits in a position of authority over all kingdoms.
There will be a day when he returns to the earth – the 2nd Coming- but his kingdom exists now- because he is risen and alive.
We- the church- are his subjects on the earth- now.
We rule and reign with him- now.
We have not only identified with him in his death and Resurrection- but in his ascension too-
Ephesians 2:5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)
Ephesians 2:6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:
I spoke about the reality of the Kingdom of God now- and then. [Some sites see here https://corpusoutreach.weebly.com/most-recent-posts/sunday-sermon2193109 ]