Ost dating rules from my future self
With respect to the so-called “Great Commission,” the chief focus of most commentaries, sermons, and evangelistic efforts is upon the command to preach the gospel and the coming of the Holy Spirit.
Largely ignored are problems created by these passages.
The apostles understood correctly that the kingdom that John the Baptizer, Jesus, and they themselves had preached was that kingdom the prophets had foretold for hundreds of years.
The chart below group His teaching into the main categories. but you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you.
Clearly, this kingdom idea had become firmly planted in their minds. This is apparent from the fact that the last question they asked Jesus before He ascended regarded the timetable for the kingdom’s establishment (Acts 1.6-7).