Introduction: The kingdom is different from paradise. Every believer is already in the kingdom here on earth. When we die we go to paradise.

THE KINGDOM ANNOUNCED BY THE PROPHETS
Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end.
Daniel 2:44

And in the days of these kings the God of Heaven will set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed.

   
THE KINGDOM ANNOUNCED BY JESUS
Matthew 4:17

Repent for the kingdom of heaven is at hand

Matthew 12:28 Surely the kingdom of God has come upon you.
   
THE KINGDOM TAUGHT BY PAUL
Colossian 1:13

He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the son of his love.

Hebrews 12:28 Receiving the kingdom which cannot be shaken.
   
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE KINGDOM AND PARADISE

(History) Luke 23:42-43-assuredly I say to you today you will be with me in paradise.

(Gospel) II Corinthians 12:1-4- Paul was called up into paradise.
 
FINAL NOTES
The kingdom of God is I Corinthian: 4:20; Romans 14:17
We reign in life here in this world: Romans 5:17