God's Big Picture Unit 7: The Present Kingdom
The promised king has finally come and nothing will ever be the same again...
The God's Big Picture Bible overview course traces the story of the whole Bible from Genesis to Revelation to see how it all fits together, telling of God's wonderful plan to save the world through Jesus Christ.
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UNIT 7: THE PRESENT KINGDOM
Finally all of God's promises are fulfilled! Here we truly see how the whole of the Bible fits together. God's promised king arrives to save God's people - Jesus is born. This unit shows how each of the four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) give complementary accounts of Jesus' life and teachings, each concluding that Jesus is the Messiah, the saviour of God's people and the fulfilment of all the Old Testament promises. We see how Jesus is God's people, place, rule and blessing and what each of these promises means for the believer.
Most importantly this unit describes the way in which Jesus saves God's people through substitution, by taking the punishment they deserve, so that God's people can be restored to perfect relationship with him. There is a tension that remains however because the presence of sin remains...