I. The Old Testament Predictions of the Kingdom
A. Isaiah 2:1-3
1. When will God establish His mountain? ____________________
2. Who will stream to this mountain? ______________________
3. According to verse 3, from what city will all this take place? ___________
1. Daniel 2:25-45
a. Who is the head of gold? __________________________________
Note: Nebucchadnezzar was the king of Babylon. The gold represented the
Babylonian Kingdom. The silver was the Medo-Persian Kingdom,
the brass(bronze) was the Greecian Kingdom and the iron was the
Roman Kingdom. Therefore, each element of the image represented a
kingdom. The iron mixed with clay was the divided Roman Kingdom.
b. Read verses 35 and 44. The rock that became a huge mountain
represents the _____________ of God.
c. Therefore, the mountain spoken of in Isaiah 2:2 was referring to
the _____________ of God.
d. Read verses 40-44 carefully. During the days of which kings will God set up
His kingdom?(Babylon-gold, Medo-Persia-silver, Greece-bronze/brass or
e. According to verse 44, how long will God’s Kingdom endure? ________
2. Daniel 7:18
a. Who will possess the kingdom of God? ____________________
II. New Testament Predictions of the Kingdom
1. Matthew 4:17
a. According to Jesus, what was coming near? __________________
Note: Jesus was preaching during the time when Rome (Iron) was in power.
2. Mark 9:1
a. According to Jesus, how was the kingdom going to come? ____________
b. According to this passage, was the kingdom going to come within the
lifetime of His those standing there (including His apostles)? _______
3. John 3:3-5
a. According to verse 5, how is the kingdom to be entered? ___________
4. Matthew 16:16-19
a. According to verse 19, what did Jesus give to Peter? ______________
b.What are “keys” for? _____________________________________
c. Therefore, the “keys of the kingdom” allows a person to enter into
III. The Fulfillment: The Kingdom Comes
A. Acts 2:1-4
1. The day of Pentecost had come. In Mark 9:1, Jesus said the kingdom was to
come with power. Is this a powerful event happening here in Acts 2:1-4? _____
B. Acts 2:5
1. Isaiah 2:2 spoke of “all nations” streaming to God’s chief mountain. According
to Acts 2:5, who was present? Devout men from where?_________________
2. Isaiah 2:3 spoke of God’s mountain originating from Jerusalem. According to
Acts 2:5, at what city was this powerful event taking place? _____________
C. Acts 2:14-17
1. Jesus said in Mark 9:1 that some standing in His presence would see the
kingdom come with power. According to verse 14, who was present
2. Were Peter and the other apostles present with Jesus in Mark 9:1? _________
(see Mark 9:2)
3. Isaiah 2:2 said God was going to establish His chief mountain during the “last
days”. According to verse 17, was this powerful event taking place in the last
D. Acts 2:38
1. In John 3:5, Jesus said a man must be born of water and Spirit to enter the
2. In Matthew 16:16-19, Jesus gave Peter the “keys of the kingdom”.
3. In Acts 2:38, Peter tells the people to “repent and be ____________ (that’s the
“born of water” part)…and you will receive the gift of the ________________
(that’s the “born of Spirit” part).
E. Colossians 1:13-14
1. Paul told the Colossian church that they had been rescued from the dominion of
darkness and brought into the ________________ of God’s Son.
2. Therefore, those in the church are in the _____________________.
F. Romans 1:7; Ephesians 1:1; Philippians 1:1
1. Daniel 7:18 says the saints will possess the kingdom of God. The letters of
Romans, Ephesians and Philippians were written to churches. What did Paul
address these church members as? ________________
G. Acts 2:42-47
1. Those who belong to the kingdom devote themselves to….
2. Those who belong to the kingdom had ______________ in common.
3. Do those who belong to the kingdom care for each other? ______
4. What type of hearts do those of the kingdom have? _________________ and
5. According to verse 47, who does God add to His Church, that is, His
H. Matthew 6:33
1. What must a true disciple of Jesus seek first? _________________ and
Challenge: Are you willing to first seek the Kingdom of God (the Church)?