the command in Genesis 1:28 instructing humanity to develop and rule the creation to display God's glory
the study of the last things
Christ's appointment of the eleven faithful apostles as his authoritative representatives and his charge to spread the kingdom of God throughout the whole world (Matthew 28:19-20)
view of the end times that says the age to come has begun (been "inaugurated"), but hasn't yet come in all its fullness; the "already, not yet"
theological term for "the first gospel" or the first promise of redemption found in Genesis 3:15
the age to come
'olam haba' in Hebrew, a phrase used by rabbis and leaders in Israel to describe the future age of righteousness, love, joy and peace that would follow the exile; time when all of God's purposes will be fulfilled; also known as “the last days,” “the kingdom of God,” and "the age of a new covenant"
'olam hazeh' in Hebrew, a phrase used by rabbis and leaders in Israel to describe the present age of sin, suffering and death
in the Ancient Near East, a king or nation that must submit to a more powerful emperor or king (suzerain)