Kingdom-of-heaven Sentence Examples
Like John the Baptist and the Apostles of Jesus, Zoroaster also believed that the fulness of time was near, that the kingdom of heaven was at hand.
In his addresses on the future of the Protestant Church (Reden fiber die Zukunft der evangelischen Kirche, 1849), he finds the essence of Christianity in Jesus's conceptions of the heavenly Father, the Son of Man and the kingdom of Heaven.
When it was necessary to account for this position, theologians quoted the text of the Gospels, where St Peter is represented as the rock on which the Church is built, the pastor of the sheep and lambs of the Lord, the doorkeeper of the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew also uses the Marcan narrative, but adds to it a new section from some other source which suggests that the name of Peter was conferred on this occasion - not, as Mark says, at the first mission of the Twelve - and confers on him the keys of the kingdom of heaven and the right of binding and loosing.
He became leader of the so-called sect of the Hieracites, an ascetic society from which married persons were excluded, and of which one of the leading tenets was that only the celibate could enter the kingdom of heaven.Advertisement
Alexander in his book on demonic possession maintains that "the confession of Jesus as the Messiah or Son of God is the classical criterion of genuine demonic possession" (p. 150), and argues that as "the Incarnation indicated the establishment of the kingdom of heaven upon earth," there took place "a counter movement among the powers of darkness," of which "genuine demonic possession was one of the manifestations" (p. 249).
This center clears away the illusion that we are anything less than Divine children, spiritual heirs to the kingdom of Heaven.
I do not read, Blessed are the rich in material wealth, for they shall inherit the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness ' sake; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
He identified the church with the kingdom of Heaven - it was therefore "not of this world," and Christ had not delegated His authority to any representatives.Advertisement
May the kingdom of Heaven be his!
Makar Alexeevich, the brother of my late master--may the kingdom of heaven be his--has remained here, but he is in a weak state as you know, said the old servant.
We lived under the late count--the kingdom of heaven be his!--and we have lived under you too, without ever being wronged.
These are the virtuous pagans, the great philosophers and authors, unbaptised children, and others unfit to enter the kingdom of heaven.
In 2005, he starred in Kingdom of Heaven and Elizabethtown.Advertisement
He adopted a dog named Sidi in Morocco during the filming of Kingdom of Heaven.
The overwhelming theme from the Christian side of the debate is that actual life on earth is brief, but the afterlife in the Kingdom of Heaven is eternal.