“Fundamentally Opposed – A Tale of 2 Kingdoms, A Tale of 2 Kings”

Matt. 4:8  ¶ Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor; 

Matt. 4:9 and he said to him, “All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me.” 

Matt. 4:10 Jesus said to him, “Away with you, Satan! for it is written,‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.’” 

Matt. 4:11 Then the devil left him, and suddenly angels came and waited on him. 

The fundamental difference between the Kingdom of Heaven and the kingdom of this world, is, the King, of course.  Matthew begins the journey to take us to the Kingdom of Heaven with a vivid portrait of the kings side by side…h