What Is God Doing in the World?

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When we pray for God’s kingdom to come “on earth as it is in heaven” (Matt. 6:10), we sometimes imagine it full of power and glory. But Jesus came as a newborn and was laid in a manger. In view of this counterintuitive turn, Pastor Chris explains how the nature of Christ’s kingdom, particularly as we experience it in the routines of life, is categorically different from the kingdoms of this world.

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