The church’s earliest and simplest creed was, “Jesus is Lord.” Against the backdrop of the Roman empire, this had immense political implications, not least because one of Caesars’ title was lord as well. But is this what the gospels and Paul are getting at when they make bold claims about Jesus and the kingdom of God? Watch this Seven Minute Seminary with Dr. John Barclay for more insight into the ultimate enemies to the cause of God’s kingdom.
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