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“It Is Restorative Pt. 2”

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Restorative =
That which serves to restore vigor or health.

The Kingdom of God involves God not only restoring the broken relationship between Himself and mankind, but also all that was lost due to the fall.

Romans 8:20-22 NKJV For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope; 21 because the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God. 22 For we know that the whole creation groans and labors with birth pangs together until now.

1. Restoration Predicted (Isaiah 52:7, 14, 61:1-2)

2. Restoration Anticipated (Luke 4:17-22)

3. Restoration Completed

What will life be like in the Kingdom?

1. Injustice will end. (Isaiah 61:2; Matthew 25:31-34, 41, 12:36)

2. Wars will end. (Isaiah 2:1-4)

3. Loneliness will end. (Revelation 21:1-3)

4. Mortality will end. (Revelation 21:4)


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5. Grief will end.

Revelation 21:4 NKJV And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away."

James 4:8-10 NKJV Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. 9 Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. 10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.

6. Sadness will end.

Revelation 21:4 NKJV And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away."

7. Suffering will end.

Revelation 21:4 NKJV And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away."

8. Doubt will end.

Revelation 21:5 NKJV Then He who sat on the throne said, "Behold, I make all things new." And He said to me, "Write, for these words are true and faithful."

9. Covetousness and greed will end.

Revelation 21:6 NKJV And He said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give of the fountain of the water of life freely to him who thirsts.

10. Temptations will end.

Revelation 21:7 NKJV He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son.

11. Opportunities to change will end.

Revelation 21:8 NKJV But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death." Revelation 22:11 NKJV He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still."


Why would you forfeit that which you cannot lose for that which you cannot keep?