The spiritual nature of the Kingdom of God and of His Christ was never fully comprehended by the Jews. In fact, I seriously doubt if most Christians truly comprehend the depth, richness, vastness and greatness of this everlasting Kingdom. God has always been the Sovereign over His creation and thus Israel needed no “earthly” king. Their desire to be like the other nations prevailed upon Jehovah to give them what they asked for. He told Samuel in 1 Samuel 8:7, “. . . Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not…Log in or Register to save this content for later.