We should not think of an earthly kingdom, nor of bodily salvation, but give attention to the promise of a spiritual kingdom and of a redemption.
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Lessons in the Lutheran Confessions
"The nature of faith is that it does not judge nor reason by what it sees, but by what it hears. It depends upon the Word alone and not on vision or sight."
“Your King comes to you” does not mean that you find him, but that he seeks and finds you. Faith and works too, come from him, not from you.
Faith brings and gives Christ to you with all his possessions. Love brings and gives you to your neighbor along with all of your possessions.
At his coming, Christ will glorify our bodies until they correspond to his own immortal, glorious body, doing all this quite without the help of our works.
Today's online Scripture jigsaw From the Word 5 This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be made worthy of the kingdom of God, for ...