The Kingdom of God is Here (MK. 1:14-20)

indexJesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand…” (Mark 1:14-15)

God’s kingdom has broken in to our lives in the person and work of Jesus Christ. This demands a response from us; just as it did in the lives of those who were first on the scene to hear him.

This is how I would summarize the response Jesus calls for in Mark 1:14-20: Hear… Repent… Believe… Follow. We do this once when we come to faith in Jesus, but it is also the ongoing lifestyle of a Christian. We keep hearing the truth. We keep turning away from what is keeping us from Jesus. We keep turning to him in faith; believing that he is our only hope and joy  We keep following him in obedience to his call.

Click to listen to the full message, The Kingdom of God is at Hand from the series, Jesus the Servant King.