Jesus has no interest in setting up an earthly kingdom. When He comes again, it will be to take His children to heaven.

Scripture: John 18:33-37

ESV Text: John 18:33-37


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 18 33 Then Pilate entered into the judgment hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art thou the King of the Jews? 34 Jesus answered him, Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or did others tell it thee of me? 35 Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation and the chief priests have delivered thee unto me: what hast thou done? 36 Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. 37 Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 657:
Beautiful Savior

— Organ Audio

1. Beautiful Savior, 
King of Creation, 
Son of God and Son of Man! 
Truly I’d love Thee, 
Truly I’d serve Thee, 
Light of my soul, my Joy, my Crown. 

2. Fair are the meadows, 
Fair are the woodlands, 
Robed in flowers of blooming spring; 
Jesus is fairer, 
Jesus is purer; 
He makes our sorrowing spirit sing. 

3. Fair is the sunshine, 
Fair is the moonlight, 
Bright the sparkling stars on high; 
Jesus shines brighter, 
Jesus shines purer, 
Than all the angels in the sky. 

4. Beautiful Savior, 
Lord of the nations, 
Son of God and Son of Man! 
Glory and honor, 
Praise, adoration, 
Now and forevermore be Thine! 


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