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Two Kingdoms

Spiritual Contrasts

God's Kingdom is Infinite vs Satan's Kingdom is Finite
Love vs Fear
Faith vs Unbelief
Hope vs Despair
Joy vs Downhearted
Peace vs Anxiety
Acceptance vs Rejection
Secure vs Insecure
Significant vs Insignificant
Boldness vs Cowardice
Light vs Darkness
Truth vs Lies & Deception
Transparent vs Hidden
Grace vs Works
Mercy vs Judgment
Forgiveness vs Bitterness
Humility & Self-Esteem vs Pride
Submission vs Rebellion
Servanthood vs Lord it Over
Peace vs Guilt
Gentleness vs Harshness
Patience vs Impatience
Contentment vs Grumbling
Knowledge of God vs Worldly Knowledge
Self-control vs Self-indulgence
God-centered vs Self-centered
Charitable vs Selfish
Giver vs Covetous
Relationship vs Loner
Warm vs Cold
Godliness vs Wickedness
Compassion vs Indifference
Awake vs Asleep
Wise vs Foolish
Doer vs Sluggard
Health vs Sickness
Blessing vs Cursing
Freedom vs Bondage
Spiritual Life vs Spiritual Death

God's Kingdom

Dominion

  • Above All Other Dominion - all of which He Created - visible and invisible
    • Deut 10:17 (ESV) 17 For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God...
    • Psalm 145:13 (ESV) Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations.
    • Eph 1:16-23 (ESV) ...far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
    • Col 1:15-17 (ESV) 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities — all things were created through him and for him. 17 And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

Residence

Godhead (The Holy Trinity)

  • God the Father, God the Son Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit of God (Matt 28:19)

Angelic Hierarchy

  • Thrones (Col 1:16) [Greek: thronos]
  • Dominions (Eph 1:21) (Col 1:16) [Greek: kyriotēs]
  • Principalities or Rulers (Eph 1:21) (Eph 3:10) [Greek: archē]
  • Powers or Authorities (Eph 3:10) (Eph 6:12) [Greek: exousia]

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Satan's Kingdom

Dominion

Residence

Counterfeit Godhead (Unholy Trinity)

  • Spirit of Death
    • King/Father - distant, displaced or dead
  • Antichrist Spirit
    • Son of the Queen and distant or deceased Father
    • Raised by Queen
    • Queen often the consort of the Son
    • Antichrist boy
  • Queen of Heaven
    • Mothering Queen
    • Raises son to take Father's place after Father leaves or dies
    • Often the consort of the Son
    • Rules in place of the King/Father
    • Queen mother - Son relationship designed to blunt reality of virgin birth of Jesus
  • Examples in ancient near east

Angelic Hierarchy