Nature, a Prophecy of the Unlimited Diffusion of the Gospel
Matthew 6:10
Your kingdom come, Your will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

We are warranted in such an expectation, I may say, almost from analogy. Why does the moon spread her horns? Why, it is to fill them. Why does the sun rise above the horizon? It is that he may go on his march upward and onward, till he gains his meridian altitude, and pours his vertical glory on the world below. Why is the corn deposited in the soil? It is that it may unwrap, that it may unfold itself — that, of that single seed there may come a tree, the branches of which are for a lodgment of the birds, and a shadow for the beasts of the earth. Why does the rill steal silently from under the sod, wend its way among the grass and the pebbles, following its course onward and onward, enlarging its channel, rendering the fissure wider and wider for itself — till at last that little rill becomes a mighty river, bearing on its bosom the riches of a nation and feeding a nation's agriculture.

(Dr. Beaumont.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

WEB: Let your Kingdom come. Let your will be done, as in heaven, so on earth.

Men Generally Feel More Interested in the Earthly than the Heavenly Kingdom
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