Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.
Kingdom of God
Mt. 6:33; Mk. 1:14,15; Lk. 4:43
) = "kingdom of Christ" (
Mt. 13:41, 20:21
) = "kingdom of Christ and of God" (
) = "kingdom of David" (
) = "the kingdom" (
Mt. 8:12, 13:19
) = "kingdom of heaven" (
Mt. 3:2, 4:17, 13:41
), all denote the same thing under different aspects, viz.:
Christ's mediatorial authority, or his rule on the earth;
the blessings and advantages of all kinds that flow from this rule;
the subjects of this kingdom taken collectively, or the Church.
Original from The Bible Foundation - bf.org. They claim public domain status for their original text.