Many commentators today tell us that the great commission has yet to be fulfilled. However, these commentator’s overlook the fact that the great commission was the proclamation of the gospel of the Kingdom. But, the gospel (the good news) of the Kingdom was that the Kingdom of God was to be established in the lifetime of Jesus’ first century disciples (Mark 1:14-15, Mathew 16:27-28). Therefore, the great commission was the proclamtion that the Kingdom was coming in Jesus’ generation. By defining the “gospel of the Kingdom”, we are forced to place the fulfillment of the great commission in the first century generation, just like Jesus said (Mathew 24:3,14,34).