Bible Notes on “Repent, for the Kingdom of God Is No Longer at Hand”

In Mark 1:15, Jesus announced that the kingdom of God was at hand.  The appropriate response, both then and now, is that we repent. 

In Romans 13:8-14, the apostle Paul describes what a genuine repentance looks like in view of the coming kingdom.  Since Paul wrote this letter some 20-30 years after Jesus’ pronouncements about the kingdom, you can see why Paul saw the arrival as all the more imminent.

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