Kingdom Explosion…that just sounds awesome doesn’t it? But what is it? Simply put, it is when the reality of God’s Kingdom manifests on earth through God’s people, or through us! Jesus says the Kingdom of God is within us (Luke 17:21). It is the Father’s good pleasure to give us the Kingdom (Luke 12:32), and we are to seek the Kingdom of God and His righteousness first (Matthew 6:33)! That’s amazing…but now the question is what is the Kingdom of God?
There are a lot of ways I could answer this question, but I am going to answer it in simple terms so that we can understand how it relates to our everyday lives. My definition is going to come from two key New Testament verses:
“The Kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit” –Romans 14:17
“The Kingdom of God does not consist in talk, but in power” -1 Cor. 4:20
So according to the above verses, the Kingdom of God is righteousness, peace, joy, and power in the Holy Spirit. One day while praying about the Kingdom of God this statement was dropped into my spirit I believe from the Spirit of God: “The Kingdom of God is whatever the Holy Spirit is doing in the moment”! In other words, as we choose to daily walk in the Spirit and partner with Him, we are living in and will be manifesting the Kingdom of God!
Let me give you some examples of what Kingdom Explosion can practically look like in our everyday lives to get you excited for what God desires to do through each of us. I have a good friend named Jay, and he was at the ER one night with a family member! While at the ER, he prayed for a lady who was in a wheelchair with horrible pain. The pain was so bad she was literally groaning, and after he prayed the pain completely left her, and she was instantly healed. As a result of that, she became born again and instantly began telling everyone in the ER what happened and how awesome Jesus is! In the end, Jay had a long line of people to pray for before he left the ER! Hallelujah! That’s Kingdom Explosion! My friend brought righteousness, peace, joy, and power to the ER by Holy Spirit!
I have another friend named Neal who one day at work got a call from His Vice President to come fix something on her computer. He had no idea how to do that, but prayed in the Spirit the whole way to her office believing God for wisdom. When he began working on the computer the wisdom of God flooded his heart and mind and he fixed it supernaturally!!! He also got to pray for her secretary about a migraine on his way out of the office, and it totally left her! Now that’s Kingdom Explosion, Neal brought righteousness, peace, joy, and power by the Holy Spirit to his job!
I have another friend who was helping his young son study for a spelling test, and his son was getting frustrated to the point of tears because he couldn’t figure it out. This man sought wisdom from God in that moment, by simply turning his heart toward Holy Spirit by faith. Suddenly, the Holy Spirit gave him a strategy to help his son, and it worked! Amen, that is Kingdom Explosion, my friend brought righteousness, peace, joy, and power by the Holy Spirit into his home!
Do you get the picture? So my question to us is how does God want us to partner with Holy Spirit today, and the rest of this week to bring His Kingdom (righteousness, peace, joy, and power) to our everyday lives? I encourage you to ask Him, and I promise if you ask in faith He will show you!!!