What is the Kingdom of Heaven
Kingdom of Heaven Bible Verses
Christianity Oasis Ministry has provided you with this delightful Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses study explaining what is the Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible. This extremely intriguing study will reveal truth as to bring forth truth, understanding and then peace within.
Welcome to our Christianity Oasis Christian Walk Bible study program. This is our SON-sational Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses study looking into the question of ... What is the Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible meaning and how the message within affects you today. This Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses study will truly enLighten your be-you-tiful Christian walk path.
The Kingdom of Heaven Bible Verses Prophecy
What is the Kingdom of Heaven Meaning
If you wanted to know more about the Kingdom of Heaven, who would you
ask? Jesus of course!
This Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses study includes many FAQs about
the Kingdom of Heaven and the answers are given in the Words of Jesus
from the Gospels. Also included are some references to the Kingdom
from other books of the Bible.
Some people refer to our Lord's Kingdom as the Kingdom of Heaven and
others call it the Kingdom of God. You may notice as you read through
this study, that Matthew's preference is the Kingdom
of Heaven, while Mark, Luke, John, and Paul, largely choose to
call it the Kingdom of God.
To make this apparent, in this the Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses
study, the references to the Kingdom of Heaven
are in red and the references to the Kingdom of God
are in green.
Let us seek within the Bible for truth ... If you've read our study
and Hell, you know that the Kingdom of God
is a realm. That's why Jesus explained that it's not a place you can
see, or a place that is here or there, but the
Kingdom of God is inside of you.
Here is Wisdom:
20 And when He was questioned of the Pharisees, when the
Kingdom of God should come, He answered them
and said, The Kingdom of God
cometh not with observation:
21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for,
behold, the Kingdom of God is within you.
Keeping this in mind, let us continue the Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses study.
The references to the Kingdom from the Gospels are collected in
groups. All the cross referencing has been done for you, so sit back,
relax, and enjoy this journey into the realm of our Father's Kingdom!
What did Jesus mean when He said, The Kingdom is at hand? How can the
Kingdom of Heaven have been at hand then?
14 Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into
Galilee, preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom of God,
15 And saying, The time is fulfilled,
and the Kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye,
and believe the Gospel.
It's always important to know who Jesus was talking to or talking
about when you're considering the words of scripture. In this
passage, Jesus was talking to the Jewish people in Galilee, and when
He said, The time is fulfilled, He was
talking about the time of the Jews. The old covenant, or Old
Testament, had ended, or been completed. The Jewish people were given
a certain amount of time and then their Messiah (Jesus) came.
There is a time period mentioned numerous times in the Bible known as
the "Time of the Gentiles" ... It is the period of time which is
after Jesus' death but before the End Times which is a time where
Gentiles (Individuals from any nation other than Israel) have been
given the opportunity to accept Jesus as their Savior ... It is
believed that the "Time of the Gentiles" would be the same amount of
time as the Jewish time period.
You can learn more about it in this study.
But be sure to return to this awesome study.
The Kingdom of Heaven Bible Verses Truth
What is the Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible Purpose
The words, at hand means near in time.
Well, nobody knows when their own lifetime expires, or when exactly
the end of time as we know it will arrive, so we should all live as
though the Kingdom is very near, because in fact, the time we have on
earth to live a lifestyle that will bring us into His Kingdom is
indeed short. Remember, a lifetime is just an instant, compared to
eternity. Jesus' perspective is eternity, ours is just a mere few
To look at this from another point of view, at
hand also means is here! If you
scroll back up to the very first scripture in this study of the
Kingdom, Jesus said;
"The Kingdom of God is within you."
Sooooooooo it appears that the Kingdom is a Spiritual realm that can
be within you.
You live in the realm of Heaven when you walk in the footsteps of
Jesus. It's a spiritual realm that we inherit as believers, and as
you know, an inheritance is received at the death of the testator.
The testator of the inheritance of the Kingdom of Heaven is Christ,
and His death released the Kingdom for us to abide in.
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of
Judea, And saying, Repent ye: for the Kingdom of
Heaven is at hand.
From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say,
Repent: for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.
And as ye go, preach, saying, The Kingdom of Heaven
is at hand.
Preaching about the Kingdom ... This is what was shared ...
And He said unto them, I must preach the Kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore
am I sent.
And it came to pass afterward, that He went throughout every city and
village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of the Kingdom of God: and the twelve were with Him,
And He sent them to preach the Kingdom of God,
and to heal the sick.
And the people, when they knew it, followed Him: and He received
them, and spake unto them of the Kingdom of God,
and healed them that had need of healing.
The law and the prophets were [in effect] until John [the Baptist]:
since that time the Kingdom of God is
preached, and every man presseth into [contends with] [is affected
(Jesus was speaking to the Pharisees in the last scripture.)
We are the disciples of this generation. Although Jesus spoke against
the hypocrites who preached on the streets for pride and attention,
that doesn't mean we shouldn't preach the Kingdom at all. There are
many discreet and glorifying ways to preach our Father's Kingdom.
Seek and ye shall find!
To whom does the Kingdom belong?
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the
Kingdom of Heaven.
And He lifted up his eyes on His disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the
Kingdom of God.
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for
theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
You must be as a child to attain the Kingdom.
1 At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying,
Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?
2 And Jesus called a little child unto Him, and set him in
the midst of them,
3 And said, Verily I say unto you,
Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not
enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
4 Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little
child, the same is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.
But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and
forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the Kingdom of
There's a big difference between being childish and being as a child.
Being childish is being ignorant, or without truth, however, being as
a child is being innocent and readily accepting of the truth with an
Who may, and who may not enter the Kingdom of Heaven?
For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the
righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter
into the Kingdom of Heaven.
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the
Kingdom of Heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which
is in Heaven.
Whether of them twain did the will of his father?
They say unto Him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the
harlots go into the Kingdom of God before you.
Therefore say I unto you, The Kingdom of God
shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the
But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up
the Kingdom of Heaven against men: for ye neither go in
yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.
32 And the scribe said unto Him, Well, Master, thou hast
said the truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but He:
33 And to love Him with all the heart, and with all the
understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and
to love his neighbor as himself, is more than all whole burnt
offerings and sacrifices.
34 And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, He said
unto him, Thou art not far from the Kingdom of God. And no man after that durst ask Him
60 Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but
go thou and preach the Kingdom of God.
62 And Jesus said unto him, No man,
having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the
Kingdom of God.
28 There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye
shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the
Kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust out.
29 And they shall come from the east, and from the west,
and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the
Kingdom of God.
Who gets a better seat in the Kingdom?
8 When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not
down in the highest room; lest a more honorable man than thou be
bidden of him;
9 And he that bade thee and him come and say to thee, Give
this man place; and thou begin with shame to take the lowest room.
10 But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest
room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee,
Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of
them that sit at meat with thee.
11 For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he
that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
12 Then said He also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends,
nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest
they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.
13 But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the
maimed, the lame, the blind:
14 And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense
thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
15 And when one of them that sat at meat with Him heard
these things, He said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in
the Kingdom of God.
And He sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall
be last of all, and servant of all.
Where is the Kingdom of Heaven Bible Verses Study
What is the Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible Message
Don't miss the message in this. When you obtain the Kingdom, be
humble, because it's better to be asked to come and sit up front,
than to assume you've attained a better seat than you have, and be
escorted to the back.
Also, don't seek to do things for those who would be compelled to
"repay" you. If you are repaid for something, what you've given,
29 And Jesus answered and said, Verily
I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or
sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my
sake, and the Gospel's,
30 But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time,
houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and
lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come
The Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses study advice ... If you have given
up worldly things for the Lord, you will gain much more in our
Father's Kingdom. You may ask, If there is a world to
come, how can the Kingdom already be here? Again, remember
that the Kingdom is a realm.
There will also be a new Heaven and a new earth, but that doesn't
mean that Heaven and earth don't exist now. In the same way, if you
are a Christian, you have everlasting life, but it isn't the same as
the life you have now, though you have both. You will have to
experience death, before you attain your new eternal life (though you
don't just lie dormant and lifeless after your flesh expires). You
can read more about this in Abraham's
Bosom. Now let's get back to who's who in the Kingdom.
17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the
prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.
18 For verily I say unto you, Till Heaven and earth pass,
one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be
19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least
commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least
in the Kingdom of Heaven: but whosoever shall
do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.
11 Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of
women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist:
notwithstanding he that is least in the Kingdom of
Heaven is greater than he.
12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now the
Kingdom of Heaven suffereth violence, and the
violent take it by force.
Can the rich enter into the Kingdom?
17 And when He was gone forth into the way, there came one
running, and kneeled to Him, and asked Him, Good Master, what shall I
do that I may inherit eternal life?
18 And Jesus said unto him, Why
callest thou me good? There is none good but one, that is, God.
19 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery,
Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not,
Honour thy father and mother.
20 And he answered and said unto Him, Master, all these
have I observed from my youth.
21 Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him,
One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell
whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have
treasure in Heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
22 And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved:
for he had great possessions.
23 And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto His
disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches
enter into the Kingdom of God!
24 And the disciples were astonished at His words. But
Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them,
Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into
the Kingdom of God!
25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a
needle, than for a rich man to enter into the
Kingdom of God.
Certainly there are wealthy people who may obtain the Kingdom. But
Jesus warns that you shouldn't trust in riches, because many rich
people find it hard not to put their wealth above their devotion to
What are the mysteries (hidden truths) of the Kingdom?
Why did Jesus speak in parables? The Kingdom of Heaven Bible verses
parables that Jesus taught were analogies, or situations that we can
relate to our own lives. God spoke through Isaiah, saying that people
would see and hear His messages, but not understand unless they
opened their hearts. Jesus spoke the same message. Sometimes you can
read something and not understand it, and when you least expect it,
the meaning suddenly becomes clear to you. If there are parables that
you don't understand, don't lose heart.
It's very important that you never give up on trying to understand
what is the Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible. Sometimes we must learn
certain things before others are made clear, so if you're sincere in
your Faith, it may be that there are other things that the Lord is
working on in you, in your individual walk of Faith, that need to be
Everybody is unique and the order in which people learn things is
different for everyone. And one more thing ... Nobody has ever read
the Bible and understood it all, first time through. Perhaps that's
why the mysteries of the Kingdom are called just that ...
mysteries. They are hidden truths. One must seek the
depths of them to figure them out!
Perhaps determination is a prerequisite of the Kingdom. Unbelievers
will not care to discover the mysteries of the Kingdom. But to the
believer, they are a gift. Understanding the mysteries and applying
them to your life, is like your admittance to the Kingdom Heaven.
8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I
send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
9 And He said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed,
but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.
10 Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears
heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear
with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be
He answered and said unto them, Because it is
given unto you to know the mysteries of the Kingdom
of Heaven, but to them it is not given.
And He said unto them, Unto you it is given to
know the mystery of the Kingdom of God: but
unto them that are without [without faith], all these things are done
And He said, Unto you it is given to know the
mysteries of the Kingdom of God: but to others
in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they
might not understand.
24 Another parable put He forth unto them, saying, The Kingdom of Heaven is
likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field:
25 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares
among the wheat, and went his way.
26 But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth
fruit, then appeared the tares also.
27 So the servants of the householder came and said unto
him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from
whence then hath it tares?
28 He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The
servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?
29 But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye
root up also the wheat with them.
30 Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the
time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first
the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the
wheat into my barn.
Mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven Bible Verses
What is the Kingdom of Heaven Parables
The good seed are Christians. We're all here together, the
good and the bad, but when judgment day arrives, the bad will burn
and the good will be gathered together.
30 And He said, Whereunto shall we
liken the Kingdom of God? or with what
comparison shall we compare it?
31 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when
it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in
32 But when it is sown, it groweth up, and becometh
greater than all herbs, and shooteth out great branches; so that the
fowls of the air may lodge under the shadow of it.
26 And He said, So is the Kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into
27 And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the
seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.
28 For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first
the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.
29 But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he
putteth in the sickle, because the harvest is come.
The seed is your faith!
Then said He unto them, Therefore every scribe
which is instructed unto the Kingdom of Heaven
is like unto a man that is an householder, which bringeth forth out
of his treasure things new and old.
Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like unto
treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he
hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and
buyeth that field.
The Kingdom is like treasure.
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of Heaven Bible verses revealing the answer to the what is the
Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible question, check out Part 2!
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