THY KINGDOM COME
When the Lord taught us how to pray, the first request He told us to make was for the establishment of the kingdom: “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come” (Matthew 6:9,10).
The kingdom He had in mind here is not the present spiritual one, which He said “is [already] within you” (Luke 17:21). The one He enjoined us to speed up in prayer is the physical, earthly kingdom of which the prophet wrote, “In the days of these kings [the political leaders of the “latter days”] shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom” (Daniel 2:44). It was the same one the Lord had in mind when He said to His disciples, “And I appoint unto you a kingdom , as my Father hath appointed unto me; that ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom” (Luke 22:29-30)... Read the full article at http://www.thekingdomherald.org/2009/05/thy-kingdom-come.html
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