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  1. 1. /home/pptfactory/temp/20110826033738/16kingdomofgod-110825223736-phpapp01.doc Created on25/08/2010 23:45:00 WE ARE TOLD – SEEK YE FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS …WE HAVE COVERED ESTABLISHING THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS, NOW LOOK ATESTABLISHING THE KINGDOM OF GOD.WE HAVE THE RESTORED GOSPEL. HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO SEEK THE KINGDOM OF GOD?"Where there is no kingdom of God there is no salvation."—TPJSMITH p.272:1WHAT IS MEANT BY SALVATION?p5 Salvation is for a man to be saved (and) until a man can triumph over death, heis not saved. (TPJSmith 1843-44 305:5)ALSO, THE KINGDOM OF GOD MUST GO FORTH TO BRING THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.|v6 may the kingdom of God go forth, that the kingdom of heaven may come, (D&C 65: 6)|v20 … The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: |v21 for, behold, the kingdom ofGod is within you. (Luke 17:20-21)AS THE KINGDOM GOES FORTH IT INCLUDES LAWS, KEYS, JUDGMENT & POWERSTHESE LAWS, KEYS, JUDGMENTS & POWERS ARE ALL WITHIN THE TABLE OF THE LORDBy this name ye shall be known: "The Kingdom of God and His laws, with the keys andpowers thereof and judgment in the hands of his servants." (H.Andrus, Jos Sm & Wrld Govt, 4)THE KEYS AND POWERS THEREOF ARE CONTAINED IN THE SCEPTER OF POWER (D&C 85:7)|v8 … a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. (Hebrews 1:8)|v46 thy scepter (shall be) an unchanging scepter of righteousness and truth; (D&C 121:46)IF HIS KINGDOM IS A PATRIARCHAL THEOCRACY AS THE PROPHET JOSEPHSTATES, INTO WHOSE HANDS DOES HE COMMIT THE SCEPTER OF POWER?|v21 … I will commit thy government into his hand: (Isaiah 22:21) THE HANDS OF THE HEADSOF HOUSEHOLD. (ELIAKIM WHO IS OVER THE HOUSEHOLD* REPRESENTS THE HEADS OFHOUSEHOLD *2 Kings 18:18; 18:37; 19:2; Isaiah 36:22; 37:2 )THE SCEPTER OF POWER WILL BE A SCEPTER OF RIGHTEOUSNESS AND TRUTHPRES. JOHN TAYLOR SAID, “Those who serve him in righteousness, will havecommunications with God and Jesus, will have the ministering of angels and will know thepast, the present and the future.”(THEY WILL KNOW THE TRUTH AS DEFINED IN D&C 93:24)THE SCEPTER OF POWER OR ORACLE OF THE CHURCH OR TABLE OF THE LORD ISPERSONIFIED AND DEIFIED AS THE RIGHTEOUS SERVANT. THE RIGHTEOUS SERVANT SHALLBEAR INIQUITY.|v10 the LORD … shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, …the pleasure of theLORD shall prosper in his hand. |v11 … by his knowledge shall my righteous servantjustify many; for he shall bear their iniquities. (Isaiah 53:10-11) (Mosiah 14:10-11)THE RIGHTEOUS SERVANT SHALL BRING JUDGMENT UNTO TRUTH, WHICH “TRUTH” ENABLESHIM TO KNOW THE PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE|v1 Behold my servant, … |v3 …he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. (Isaiah 42:1-4)BY KNOWING THE TRUTH, THE RIGHTEOUS DETECT EVERYTHING FALSE.p2 … the keys of the kingdom are about to be given to them, that they may beable to detect everything false; (TPJSmith 1839-42 226:2)|v17 For the kingdom of God is … righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.(Romans 14:17) |v20 (AND) the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power. (1 Cor. 4:20)SEEING THE CONCEPTS OF THE KINGDOM REQUIRES ALLEGORICAL THOUGHTMAKING ENTRY REQUIRES HUMILITY & PENITENCEAgain, in speaking of the spiritual kingdom: It is one thing to see the kingdom of God, andanother thing to enter into it. We must have a change of heart to see the kingdom of God,and subscribe to the articles of adoption to enter therein."—TPJ- p. 328:4. Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. /home/pptfactory/temp/20110826033738/16kingdomofgod-110825223736-phpapp01.doc Created on25/08/2010 23:45:00THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS A PATRIARCHAL THEOCRACY PASSED ON BY LINEAGEThe central political office of the government of God would descend by lineage …Under the direction of the living prophet … (Hyrum Andrus, Doctr. of the Kingdom, 528 - 529.)FATHER IN THE HOME HOLDS THE SCEPTER OF POWER IN THIS PATRIARCHAL THEOCRACYJoseph Smith taught that the divine patriarchal order was Zions covenant society—agreat patriarchal theocracy based …upon Zions law of consecration and stewardship,administered under the united order. … Zions educational system was to bedeveloped as part of the new family order, … Being a system of priests and kings,men within the holy order were to be fathers spiritually as well as physically to theirfamilies and posterity, reserving their natural right to exercise political authority over theirchildren. Politically, the government of God was to be the instrument of thesanctified family, and from Zion as an ensign and standard of truth, the law of justiceand equity would go forth to govern all men. 83. As Joseph Smith contemplated the divinepolitical system, … setting "up the Kingdom of God by organizing … (Hyrum Andrus, Doctr. of the Kingdom 60.)THE ORGANIZING CONSISTED OF SETTING IN ORDER THE TABLE OF THE LORD|v1 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,|v3 … Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. (Matthew 3: 3) THE WAY OF THE LORD IS ON THE TABLE OF THE LORD.|v33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these thingsshall be added unto you. (Matthew 6:33) (3 Nephi 13:32-33) THE MYSTERY OF THE KINGDOM|v11 …. Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto themthat are without, all these things are done in parables: (Mark 4:11)THE TABLE OF THE LORD COMING FORTH FROM MAN IS THE MYSTERY OF THE KINGDOM ORTHIEF IN THE NIGHT ASPECT OF HIS COMING. … The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: |v21 for, behold, the kingdom of|v20God is within you. (Luke 17:20-21)|v10 … the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; (2 Peter 3:10)AFTER THE KINGDOM OF GOD COMES FORTH FROM WITHIN US AS THE TABLE OF HEAVEN,THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS AT HAND. THE SUBMITTED TRUTH IS THE PROCESS OFREPENTANCE|v2 … Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. (Matthew 3:1-2)|v31 … the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.|v32 For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: butthe publicans and the harlots believed him: (Matthew 21:31-32)|v14 … Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, saying, thekingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel. (Mark 1:14-15) AFTER THE TABLE IS SET IN ORDER WITH THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, THENTHE DOTS OR SEEDS WHICH WE CAST ONTO THE TABLE WILL GROW.|v26 … So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground;|v27 … and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. |v28 For the earthbringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.|v30 And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God?IN ONE PARABLE THE BLADE IS A CORD, THEN AS OTHERS ADD CORDS ANDDOTS IN ROWS, IT IS LIKE AN EAR OF CORN…ANOTHER PARABLE MAKES IT AGREAT BRANCH.|v31 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown … is less than all the seedsthat be in the earth: |v32 it groweth up, …and shooteth out great branches; (Mark 4:26-32) Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. /home/pptfactory/temp/20110826033738/16kingdomofgod-110825223736-phpapp01.doc Created on25/08/2010 23:45:00THE FRUIT WHICH WE BRING FORTH, JUDGES US, AS WORTHY FOR THE KINGDOM|v5 (THESE ARE) a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may becounted worthy of the kingdom of God, (2 Thessalonians 1:5)THE BRANCHES CONTAIN THE FRUIT OF THE TREE OF LIFE AS WE ARE BORN AGAIN INTO THEKINGDOM OF GOD|v28 Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John theBaptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he. (Luke 7:28)DOES THE SEED OF CHRIST SUBMITTED TO THE TABLE OF THE LORD ENABLEUS TO BE BORN AGAIN?|v25 … all mankind, … all nations, kindreds, tongues and people, must be born again;yea, born of God, changed from their carnal and fallen state, to a state of righteousness, ,becoming his sons and daughters; |v26 And thus they become new creatures; andunless they do this, they can in nowise inherit the kingdom of God. (Mosiah 27:25-26)THE FRUIT & LEAVES MADE UP OF CORDS & DOTS INDICATE WHAT IS COMING.|v29 … Behold the fig tree, and all the trees; |v30 When they now shoot forth, ye see andknow … that summer is now nigh at hand. |v31 So likewise ye, when ye see thesethings … know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand. (Luke 21:29-31)THE SPIRITUAL FRUITS ARE PRECEDED BY FRUITS MADE UP OF CORDS ANDDOTS WHICH MEASURE FAITH.|v43 … The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forththe fruits thereof. (Matthew 21:43) |v28 … if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God,then the kingdom of God is come unto you. (Matthew 12:27-29)THE PATRIARCHAL ORDER HAS THE 3 PATRIARCHS IN THE FORMAT OF THETABLE AND THOSE WHO PROPHESY ONE BY ONE ARE LISTED THERE.|v28 … ye shall see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in thekingdom of God, (Luke 13:28) (IN THE FORMAT OF THE TABLE)|v24 (AND) have a place to sit down in the kingdom of God, with Abraham, with Isaac,and with Jacob, and also all the holy prophets, whose garments are cleansed and arespotless, pure and white? (Alma 5:24) (THOSE LISTED PROPHESY ONE BY ONE)THE LAW AND THE PROPHETS WAS THE OLD NAME FOR THE KINGDOM.|v16 The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God ispreached, and every man presseth into it. (Luke 16:16)CHRIST’S 40 DAY MINISTRY WAS TO TEACH CONCERNING THE KINGDOM.|v3 (Christ) shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen ofthem forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God: (Acts 1:3)BECAUSE THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS IS ESTABLISHED ON THE TABLE OF THE LORD, WITHABRAHAM, ISAAC AND JACOB, HE IS CALLED THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL.|v18 But, behold, the righteous, the saints of the Holy One of Israel, they who havebelieved in the Holy One of Israel, they who have endured the crosses of the world, …they shall inherit the kingdom of God, … (2 Nephi 9:18)|v21 … this is the way; and there is none other way nor name … whereby man can besaved in the kingdom of God. And … this is the doctrine of Christ, (2 Nephi 31:21) Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. /home/pptfactory/temp/20110826033738/16kingdomofgod-110825223736-phpapp01.doc Created on25/08/2010 23:45:00|v18 But before ye seek for riches, seek ye for the kingdom of God.|v19 And after ye have obtained a hope in Christ ye shall obtain riches, .. (Jacob 2:18-19)IF THE DOTS ARE THE SEED, WHO ACTUALLY ARE THE SEED OF CHRIST?|v11 whosoever has heard the words of the prophets, (AND)… looked forward to that dayfor a remission of their sins, … these are his seed, … heirs of the kingdom of God.|v12 For these are they whose sins he has borne; …for whom he has died, to redeemthem from their transgressions. And now, are they not his seed?|v13 Yea, and are not the prophets, every one that has opened his mouth to prophesy…they are his seed. (Mosiah 15:11-13) His seed remaineth in him (1 John 3:9)|v17 … they were in one, the children of Christ, and heirs to the kingdom of God. (4 Nephi 1:17)WHEN WE RECORD UPON THE TABLE, WE ARE IN THE PATHS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS WHICH LEADTO THE KINGDOM OF GOD.|v19 … ye are in the paths of righteousness; … ye are in the path which leads to thekingdom of God; … |v20 … it has been made known unto you, by the testimony of hisword, (Alma 7:19-21)THE PATHS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS ARE PART OF THE FORMAT OF THE NAME OF CHRIST|v5 And if … they repent and come unto the Father in the name of Jesus, they shall bereceived into the kingdom of God. (Ether 5:5)|v34 … Whether … I be translated, or that I suffer the will of the Lord in the flesh, itmattereth not, if it so be that I am saved in the kingdom of God. (Ether 15:34)|v21 And except ye have charity ye can in nowise be saved in the kingdom of God;neither can ye be saved in the kingdom of God if ye have not faith; neither can ye if yehave no hope. (Moroni 10:21)|v29 … all men must repent and believe on the name of Jesus Christ, and worship theFather in his name, and endure in faith on his name to the end, or they cannot be savedin the kingdom of God. (D&C 20:29)|v78 Teach ye diligently and my grace shall attend you, that you may be instructed moreperfectly in all things that pertain unto the kingdom of God, (D&C 88:78)|v14 That they may be perfected in the understanding of their ministry, in theory, inprinciple, and in doctrine, in all things pertaining to the kingdom of God on the earth, thekeys of which kingdom have been conferred upon you. (D&C 97:14)JOSEPH TAUGHT THAT MORE WOULD BE REVEALED TO BRING THE KINGDOM.|v9 We believe … that God … will yet reveal many great and important things pertainingto the Kingdom of God. (PoGP:ArticlesOfFaith 1:9)THIS PROMISE WAS, IN PART, FULFILLED WHEN THE CORRELATION PROGRAMWAS REVEALED THROUGH PRES DAVID O. McKAY, GIVING US THE MEASUREDPERFORMANCE OF THE KEY OF DAVID. THE KEY OF DAVID PROVIDES THEMETHOD FOR ENOCH’S PATTERN OF MEASURE TO ESTABLISH ZION. AND THE KEY TO THE HOUSE OF DAVID IS THE MAIN TOOL FOR HEADS OF HOUSEHOLD. Page 4 of 4