THE FUTURE KINGDOM OF CHRIST Daniel’s Kingdom of Man Daniel 7 October 26, 2011 Sermon #24 Charles e WhisnantRight at the heart of the prophetical message wherever one goes in the Bible is the message ofholiness communicated by the God Who is holy. Portions of prophecy abound with voicesexhorting us to the godliness living faith.13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven,and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him. 14And there was givenhim dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should servehim: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom thatwhich shall not be destroyed.
The Theme of the Vision: The coming of the King and the establishing of His Kingdom. There iscoming a final monarch King who will establish a glorious kingdom. Unlike anything the world has everknown, nor experienced before.1A THE CORONATION OF THE KINGDOM: vs. 9-10, 13, 22 WHO 1B Genesis 49:9-10, 11 Samuel 7:2-16, I Chronicles 28:5; 11 Chronicles 13:8; 9:8; Psalms 2, 18, 20, 21, 45, 72, 89. 110; 132; 1442 Samuel 23:5, 2B The worship of the King in His Kingdom. The Son of Man. 3B Daniel invasion the throne and the Ancient of Days. Vs. 9-10 4B Revelation 4-5 John gets a glimpse of Coronation day 5B The Judgment Scene: vs. 9-10 Revelation 20:11-15 6B vs. 9 “Thrones were placed.” The eternal God. Psalms 29:10, John 5:22. 7B The Description of the King: vs. 9-10 8B The Son of Man Received His Kingdom: vs 13-14. Luke 19:10-12 9B The Messiah’s Kingdom: vs 13-14 1C “Son of Man.” 90 times in Ezekiel. 31 times in Matthew. 2C “Came with the clouds of heaven.” I Thess. 4:7; Revelation 1:7; Acts 1:11; Matthew 24:30-31. Revelation 11:15-192A THE CHARACTER OF THE KINGDOM: VS 14 WHAT?
1B What it is going to be like? 1C Authority: vs. 14 1D Psalms 2:1-6; 8:6; Matthew 28:18, 1 Corinthians 15:27; Hebrews 2:8 2C Honor: vs. 14 1D Psalms 2:11-12, I Timothy 6:14-16; Psalms 29:2, Revelation 19:7 3C Extent of the kingdom: vs. 14 1D Psalms 72:1-17 2D The structure of His government. 3D A real literal empire kingdom on this earth. 4C Scope: Who comes under His rulership? 1D Some rebels, Psalms 2:8-9; Psalms 45:1-6 2D Animals and plants: Psalms 8 3D Lions and children Isaiah 11:1-9 4D Ezekiel 34-35 5D Joel tells us how the whole face of the earth is going to change: As does Hosea 2:18 5C THE FEATURES OF THE KINGDOM: IS FOR THE SAINTS WHO ARE THE SAINTS? 1D Angels. 4:13,23 2D Redeemed Jews of all ages. 1 Samuel 2:9, Psalms 34:9; 149:1; 116:15 3D Apostles. I Corinthians 6; Matthew 19:28 4D Tribulation saints. 5D And all believers. 5C Duration: How long does it last? 1D Forever. Daniel 7:14, 18; 273A THE CHRONOLOGY OF HIS KINGDOM (NEXT LESSON) WHEN? 1B We know who? The Son of Man 2B We know what? All the elements that characterize the kingdom. 3B We need to know when?
http://www.the-tribulation-network.com/dougkrieger/prophetic_sequence_pt11.htm“And in the days of these kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which shallnever be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people; it shall break inpieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever, Inasmuch as you sawthat the stone was cut out of the mountain Without hands, and that it broke in pieces theiron, the bronze, the clay, The silver, and the gold—the great God has made known to theking What will come to pass after this . . .” “I was watching in the night visions, Andbehold, One like the son of Man, Coming with the clouds of heaven! He came to theAncient of Days, And they brought Him near before Him. Then to Him was givendominion and glory and a kingdom, That all peoples, nations, and languages should serveHim. His dominion is an everlasting dominion, Which shall not pass away, And Hiskingdom the one Which shall not be destroyed.” (Daniel 4:44-45; 7:13-14)