Today’s “Gem” from Bob Stanley’s “The Catholic Treasure Chest”: The Kingdom of God

Why did Jesus Christ become Incarnate in the first place? Was it to leave us with a book, or to establish a Church? Well, in this verse He told us one of the reasons why: “But He said to them, To the other towns also I must PROCLAIM THE KINGDOM OF GOD, FOR THIS IS WHY I HAVE BEEN SENT.” Luke 4:43

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.” Luke 19:10

And how are we, who are the lost ones, to be saved? It is through the Church, which He founded.

“Therefore, if you harken to My voice and keep My covenant, you shall be My special possession, dearer to Me than all other people, though all the earth is mine. YOU SHALL BECOME A KINGDOM OF PRIESTS, A HOLY NATION.” Exodus 19:5-6

“You, however, are a chosen race, A ROYAL PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PURCHASED PEOPLE; that you may proclaim the perfections of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.” 1Peter 2:9

The Kingdom of GOD will last forever:

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