Jun 13, 2010 27,214 158 63. During this time, Jesus will set up His Kingdom in Jerusalem and people will continue to live on earth until the earth is destroyed at the end of the millennium (2 Pet. Satan is deceiving them now, but can’t continue deceiving them during the Millennium, “until” a certain time. He has set Israel aside for a time to bless the Gentiles, but He will resume his dealings with Israel during the Tribulation and millennium. Also during the Millennium, at least till Satan is released at the end of the 1000-year period. 3:10-13, Rev. By Brian Green (This message was given at a Sovereign Grace Advent Testimony meeting in London on 28th July, 2006. 20: 35)], you will be part of that. Spiritually, the seed of Christ is also established forever, thus Christians will also be ruling in the Millennium. During the present era, the dispensation of the church, God has “suspended” His special purposes for Israel and turned His attention, in a manner of speaking, to the gathering of the Gentile peoples through the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ to all the nations. My church teaches that Jesus will touch the Earth and bind up the devil in the abyss and rule over the nations with "a rod of iron." The Catholic Church began to look on the Roman Empire as the fulfillment of the Kingdom of God. Both Israel and the Church will receive reverence from those claiming to be for God or for Christ during this time. The Bible also tells us that only believers will enter the millennial kingdom. If so, can we decree things, in the name of God, to happen on the earth during the Millennium? The apostle Paul evidenced surprise when the first generation of Christians began to pass away. The Bible doesn’t say what happens to them after that. For example, amillennialists hold that the Old Testament promises made to the nation of Israel are symbolically fulfilled in Christ and the Church during this present age, the millennium. The Church in the New Millennium. How many? During the Millennium, those faithful servants who survive the Tribulation will bear children, in whom the sin nature will reside, because the fallen human nature of man will not be eliminated until eternity begins at the end of the millennial kingdom. God will also be glorified in the Millennium because all of the unilateral, eternal covenants He made with Israel will be brought to fruition (Abrahamic—Gen. We just don’t necessarily have the language to describe it. Many people wrongly believe that the earth is destroyed when Jesus returns. We understand, of course, that there will be many nonmembers of the Church living during the Millennium, but there will be a clear willingness by all the good and decent men and women of all the races, creeds, and cultures to abide by a terrestrial law. The Millennium as we know it has already happened, and there are still people on the earth... 1999 going into 2000. With the devil locked up, there will be a thousand years of peace and happiness on Earth! These resurrected martyrs would account for a significant number of earth-dwellers during the Millennium period. (Sermons Not Spoken, p.81) Bruce R. McConkie. Postmillennialism sees the Church as the new Israel; the church consists of both Old and New Testament believers. 20:1-10). 20:11). I spoke at a Sovereign Grace Advent Testimony meeting in my twenties, and now I am in my seventies. 1999 going into 2000. 105:8–11; Davidic—Ps. The people on earth will be Israel and surviving Gentiles from the Great tribulation, all believers, who will populate the nations. During the Millennium and beyond, Jews will live in Israel on Earth. During this time period of Christs theocracy, Satan is bound in the bottomless pit. Today the second millennium of church history is about to give way to a third. When the 1000 years are over, obviously. The Church has not replaced Israel. The New Covenant blessings will be realized in the Millennium. Christ s offering alone, He offered Himself, and by one offering He hath If we think that the Jews are persecuted . The Bible is silent on this question, according to our studies. In fact, at the end of the millennium these unbelievers will stage a rebellion, a last-ditch attempt to overthrow Christ. The Church will live in the New Jerusalem. This view believes in the reality of God’s power to change the hearts of sinners. Before we go on, let’s remind ourselves that the Church will be in the New Jerusalem during the Millennium and not on Earth. I am delighted to be here and take my stand for prophetic truth. Thus there will be many churches on earth when the Millennium begins. The Church is the spiritual “Israel of God” (Galatians 6:16), enlarging, spiritualizing, and progressively fulfilling God’s original intention for His people (cf. Flesh and blood cannot inherit the Kingdom. People will have children (verse 5). Israel still has a future. During this time, deceased believers reign spiritually with Christ in heaven in the intermediate state, awaiting their physical resurrection and the renewal of all things, and Satan is bound in the sense of being bound at the cross while the gospel goes out to the nations (Matt. Today, the pope of the church in Rome is called the vicar of Christ— in place of Christ. their pounds, because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou nations. Israel did not receive the New Covenant prior to the millennium. The different eschatologies associated with the Millennium relate to the timing of the return of Christ regarding the 1,000 years and what is the precise nature of the Millennium. After the rapture of the church, after the seven-year long tribulation, after the war of Armageddon and the resurrection of the saints, Jesus will rule on the earth for one thousand years (Revelation 20:4-6). 2 & 3. The saints will be teachers: Psalm 37:29-31, Jeremiah 3:15. Man does not pursue war but pursues peace. So saint's in glorified bodies will rule in a certain way in the New Heavens and Earth. What God is doing now with the Church is an intercalation or parenthesis in His dealings with Israel. It will be a time of peace (Micah 4:2–4; Isaiah 32:17–18), joy (Isaiah 61:7, 10), and comfort (Isaiah 40:1–2). 20:7—21:1). Mar 7, 2013 #2. The following scriptures describe the saint's role in "ruling and reigning" during the Millennium: The saints will possess the Kingdom: Daniel 7:18-27. Therefore, the return must have been accomplished before Jesus died on the cross and removed the old law. For this to be fulfilled in the millennium would require the Old Testament to be binding then! Amillennialism holds that while Christ's reign during the millennium is spiritual in nature, at the end of the church age, Christ will return in final judgment and establish a … One important change in human life during this time, however, will be the interaction of the spirit world with human beings. And since these children inherit the sin nature from Adam, some of them will turn out to be unbelievers. 12:29). Adventists disagree with this view for two reasons. Well might witnessing saints in glory be whispering to one another, “Who would have thought it?” But thus have the providences of God unfolded. The members of the Church of Jesus Christ will be engaged in performing temple work for the living and the dead. I don't plan on … Hence, scriptural words like “changed,” “quickened,” “transfigured,” and “translated” are used to describe the natures of mortal men and women during the Millennium. The great appeal of the Postmillennial view is its optimism concerning the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Gentile believers in Jesus who miss the rapture but survive the Great Tribulation will live on Earth during the Millennium and re-populate the nations. Amillennialists do not expect a future literal 1,000, but rather view it as Christ’s reign with his saints during … Some scholars of religion classified it as a form of Satanism. Still being in their natural state, they’ll soon be joined by the children they will bear. An open question also remains as to whether the resurrected martyrs will be able to procreate during their 1,000-Year Reign upon earth. Other amillennialists think the saints’ coming to life refers to regeneration (Eph. The Millennium is the 1,000 year reign of Christ on earth after He returns at the second coming (Rev. The Bible speaks of the conditions during the millennium as a perfect environment physically and spiritually. But the adamic nature is not eradicated in mortal mankind that is still being born. What time is that? Exodus 19:5–6; 1 Peter 2:9–10). Following the Millennium, there is a transition prior to the new heaven and new earth, during which the wicked are judged at the Great White Throne (Rev. Those who are born to those who have entered the millennium can refuse and not be saved (even if their parents are saved). Now put two and two together. The saints will co-rule as kings: Job 36:7. Returns at the end of the kingdom of God this view believes in the Millennium period however, be. When Jesus returns time where is the church during the millennium of Christs theocracy, Satan is bound in the of... 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