Our King Will Not Be Mocked - John MacArthur


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"This morning I’m going to challenge you a little bit. I’m going to go into the Word of God and I’m going to ask that you go with me and stay with me in this; and I can promise you the reward will be just exactly what you would expect when you give attention to the Word of God. But let’s begin in Luke 17, verses 20 to 25. I’m going back to this passage; done that several times now. Luke 17:20, “Now having been questioned by the Pharisees as to when the kingdom of God was coming, He answered them and said, ‘The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed; nor will they say, “Look, here it is!” or, “There it is!” For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst.’

“And He said to the disciples, ‘The days will come when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you will not see it. They will say to you, “Look there! Look here!” Do not go away, do not run after them. For just like the lightning, when it flashes out of one part of the sky, shines to the other part of the sky, so will the Son of Man be in His day. But first He must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.’”

We have just experienced an inauguration. The inauguration is an event designed to mark the ascent of ruling authority. It is, by design, to be as public as possible, to demonstrate to as many as possible the significance and power of the ruling authority. An inauguration is kind of a step-child of a coronation, which is the declaration before all of the power and authority of a monarch, a king..." from the transcript: Our King Will Not Be Mocked


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