Lesson 7
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? ___________

B.   Daniel:
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
Rome-iron?)  ____________________
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
A. Jesus:
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?  ___________
and __________
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
the ___________________

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
here? _______________________________
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
days? ______

D.    Acts 2:38
1.  In John 3:5, Jesus said a man must be born of water and Spirit to enter the
kingdom.
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….
a.   _____________________________________________________
b.   _____________________________________________________
c.   _____________________________________________________
d.   _____________________________________________________
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
_____________ hearts.
5.  According to verse 47, who does God add to His Church, that is, His
Kingdom? ____________

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)?
YES      NO