The Book of Matthew: Jesus' Kingdom of Heaven Versus the Kingdoms of Earth by Lucas Dawn
Approx. 78,570 words.
Published on May 15, 2012.
Matthew's Jesus is the Messiah, God's anointed king; but his kingdom is not the kingdom of Israel. From the start, he announces a new kingdom, the kingdom of heaven: this kingdom of disciples will be a contrast to all the kingdoms of the world--beginning with the kingdom of Israel.