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“(F)or The Kingdom of GOD is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in The Holy Spirit” (Romans 14:17).

Definition of Kingdom

noun

king· dom | \ ˈkiŋ-dəm \

Collegiate Definition

• 1
: a politically organized community or major territorial unit having a monarchical form of government headed by a king or queen

• 2
often capitalized
a
: the eternal kingship of God
b
: the realm in which God’s will is fulfilled

• 3
a
: a realm or region in which something is dominant // a cattle kingdom

b
: an area or sphere in which one holds a preeminent position // The office was his own private kingdom

Definition of Righteous

Note: The following is the definition with the dictionary simply citing “righteousness” as the noun.

adjective

righ· teous | \ ˈrī-chəs \

Collegiate Definition

• 1
: acting in accord with divine or moral law : free from guilt or sin

• 2
a
: morally right or justifiable a // righteous decision

b
: arising from an outraged sense of justice or morality // righteous indignation

• 3
slang : GENUINE, EXCELLENT

Definition of Peace

noun

\ ˈpēs \

Collegiate Definition (Entry 1 of 2)

• 1
: a state of tranquility or quiet: such as
a
: freedom from civil disturbance // Peace and order were finally restored in the town.

b
: a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom // a breach of the peace

• 2
: freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions // I have been in perfect peace and contentment — J. H. Newman

• 3
: harmony in personal relations // The sisters are at peace with each other.

• 4
a
: a state or period of mutual concord between governments // There was a peace of 50 years before war broke out again.

b
: a pact or agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity // offered the possibility of a negotiated peace — New York Times

• 5
—used interjectionally to ask for silence or calm or as a greeting or farewell

• at peace : in a state of concord or tranquility // The problem was settled and his mind was at peace.

Definition of Joy

noun

\ ˈjȯi \

Collegiate Definition (Entry 1 of 2)

• 1
a
: the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires : DELIGHT
b
: the expression or exhibition of such emotion : GAIETY

• 2
: a state of happiness or felicity : BLISS

• 3
: a source or cause of delight

Source of definitions: https://www.merriam-webster.com/.

Therefore, may we read this Word in a new Light of understanding the dictionary definitions.

“(F)or The Kingdom of GOD is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in The Holy Spirit” (Romans 14:17).

Blessings in The Most High

Landon

By Landon

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