III. Questions and Answers on Rapture
Question 2: We still haven’t determined whether God’s kingdom is on earth or in heaven. The Lord Jesus once talked about “the kingdom of heaven being at hand” and “the kingdom of heaven coming.” If it is the kingdom of heaven, it should be in heaven. How can it be on earth?
God first created man on the earth. Satan corrupts mankind, also on the earth. Eventually God saves mankind, also on earth. All these have been done on earth until Christ’s kingdom appears on earth. Therefore, God’s kingdom will be built on earth in the last days. Humanity’s final destination will be on the earth, not in heaven. This has been ordained by God. Let’s read some of Almighty God’s words, “God will return to His original position, and each person will return to his or her respective place. These are the destinations that God and man will respectively reside in after the end of God's entire management. God has God's destination, and man has man's destination. While resting, God will continue to guide all of humanity in their lives upon earth. While in God's light, man will worship the one true God in heaven. … When humanity enters into rest, it means that man has become a true creation; humanity will worship God from upon the earth and have normal human lives. People will no longer be disobedient to God or resist God; they will return to the original life of Adam and Eve. These are the respective lives and destinations of God and humanity after they enter into rest. Satan's defeat is an inevitable trend in the war between God and Satan. In this way, God's entering into rest after the completion of His management work and man's complete salvation and entrance into rest likewise become inevitable trends. Man's place of rest is on earth, and God's place of rest is in heaven. While man rests, he will worship God and also live upon earth, and while God rests, He will lead the remaining portion of humanity…” (“God and Man Will Enter Into Rest Together” in The Word Appears in the Flesh). Almighty God has clearly told us that when His management work is complete, both God and man will enter into rest. God's resting place is in heaven, while the resting place of us humans is still on the earth. This is the beautiful destination that God has prepared for us humans. It is also God’s kingdom fulfilled on the earth. If we believe in God for many years, but still cannot see this, doesn’t that mean we do not understand the truth or the Lord’s words?
from the movie script of Awakening from the dream