Excerpt from "What Is the Truth?," Or Pilate's Question Answered in a Scriptural Exposition of the Gospel of the Kingdom
Jehovah \is the accepted king of Israel (1 Sam. Xii. And' Israel therefore his nation. - (exod. Xix. 6 Isaiah 1i. He formed it for Himself, that through it He might show forth his praise. (isaiah xliii. The prophet says of Israel We are Thine, O Lord Thou never barest rule over our adversaries they were not called by Thy name. The kingdom of God is His dominion over this nation. It is, therefore, a jewish kingdom. Jehovah never owned any other kingdom upon earth. He acquired the Jewish kingdom by creation and purposes to obtain possession of all other kingdoms by conquest, because they are mere usurpations, and adversaries of His nation. He intends His kingdom to be ruled by a Vicegerent in His name, whom He styles My king/lt (psalm ii. And by him to subdue the world, so that all thrones and domin ions, principalities and powers, may become His. This being accomplished, the Twelve Tribes of Israel will constitute the first dominion in actual organised 'possession of their own country the kingdom proper. This kingdom will rule over all other nations, which in the aggregate will form the secondary dominion or empire. Thus a family of nations will be created, of which Abraham, then risen from the dead, will be the federal father, and Israel, the First Born. (exodus iv.
This kingdom and dominion which Jehovah and His king are to set up, are to exist unchanged for a thousand years, at the end of which things will occur which do not pertain to the Gospel of the kingdom, though they affect the kingdom itself. The kingdom is imperishable, and non-transferable from one set of rulers to another:, it shall not be left to another people. This is an important'
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