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It means His power, authority, will. Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. 14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. Matt 6:9-15 (KJV) FURTHER The word kingdom means king's domain and it is a type of government with a king as it's head. Jesus was teaching us to pray for God's Kingdom to "come," that is, excercise authority over the earth, as it is in heaven, so that God's will, or purpose, will be accomplished here on the earth, as it is in heaven. In Daniel chapter 2, the Bible prophesied about that kingdom. Daniel had a dream about an immense image that pictured world rulers and governments. Then in verse 44 it says, "And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be brought to ruin. And the kingdom itself will not be passed on to any other people. It will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, and it itself will stand to times indefinite." So God's Kingdom, a real government, will "crush and put an end" to all other kingdoms that stand in opposition to his kingdom. Isaiah 9:6,7 tells us that Jesus Christ is appointed to rule that kingdom. He is the now-reigning king over God's Kingdom, and soon that kingdom will "come" and bring about God's will for the earth, as Jesus has taught us to pray for. When will that be? Jesus gave us a composite sign in Matthew 24, beginning with the 3rd verse, that includes warfare, famine, sickness, crime, a general lack of love in the world, and other things. In 2 Timothy 3: starting with the 1st verse, Paul wrote that the last days before God's Kingdom will "come" will be marked by critical times and people would have no natural affection, would be dissobedient to parents, unthankful, disloyal, lovers of themselves, haughty, puffed up with pride, and many other things. These indicators and more from the Bible tells us that we are now living in the time period when soon God's Kingdom will "come" as Jesus taught us to pray for. Nobody on earth knows exactly the day nor hour, but we can discern that it is close from fullfilled Bible prophecy. The gospels refer to two kingdoms (1) the kingdom of God the Son, Jesus Christ which we enter through baptism and where we remain until the Last Day when "He will deliver the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule, every authority and power" (2) The kingdom of God the Father "Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father" As it appears that the Kingdom of God the Father will not be open to us until the Last Day I presume that this is the reason for saying "Thy kingdom come"
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