A Requirement of the Offered Kingdom

{This is a quote from Lewis Sperry Chafer in his work “The Kingdom in History and Prophecy”.  The full context of this is in chapter IV of this work, “The Kingdom Offered”}

This kingdom message conforms in another respect, also, to the conditions of the Old Testament kingdom.  There must be a great national heart-turning, or repentance to God as an immediate preparation for the kingdom as seen in the Old Testament (Deut. 30:1-3; Isa. 24:7; Hos. 3:4,5; 14:7; Zech. 12:10-13:1; Mal. 3:7).  Repentance, therefore, became an imperative part of the message concerning the imminency of the kingdom.  Continue reading “A Requirement of the Offered Kingdom”