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The rise and fall of earthly empires stand in contrast to the inexorable progress of the Kingdom of Christ. This introduces us on the one hand to cyclical elements, and on the other hand to linear elements in our view on history. What are the implications of this for the witness of the church? How do we introduce the ‘rise and fall’ elements to unbelievers, and how do we show them their place in the progress of the Kingdom from its beginning until its consummation?