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I find in the bible that there is one kingdom which does not have a flag of cloth, and it is the kingdom of God.

Which Flag do You Fly?

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There are many kingdoms and they all have their own flag (ensign) cut from a bolt of cloth to proudly wave. It seems that it is simply standard procedure (pun intended) when it comes to flags: everyone has to have one, even as they have their own national anthems. However, I find in the Bible that there is one kingdom which does not have a flag of cloth, and it is the kingdom of God. The kingdom of God's flag is his Son, the Word of God, and only to him are we to pledge our allegiance to. (Luke 16:13 Exodus 20:1-3)

The Lord's Flag

“And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious. And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea. And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.” (Isaiah 11:10-12)

We, also, as the Lord Jesus' ambassadors are his flag as well:

“And the LORD their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for they shall be as the stones of a crown, lifted up as an ensign upon his land.” (Zechariah 9:16)

The Beast's Flag

“O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture? Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt. Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual desolations even all that the enemy hath done wickedly in the sanctuary. Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations they set up their ensigns for signs.” (Psalm 74:1-4)

Perhaps this admonition is applicable:

“When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains...” (Matthew 24:15-17 Revelation 13:15)

 

Maranatha

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.  Amen