Dallas Williard, Kingdom Is Now!

That it is not of, or not derived from, this world or “here” does not mean that it is not real or that it is not in this world (John 18: 36). It is, as Jesus said, constantly in the midst of human life (Luke 17: 21; cf. Deut. 7: 21). Indeed, it means that it is more real and more present than any human arrangement could ever possibly be.