This is why it is said: Zondervan,says that "there is a very strong case for seeing the whole book as structured in seven series of visions corresponding to the seven days of the creation story in Gen.
So it is he who sits upon this throne of majesty and gathers all the dead before him. An in-depth study in the Bible does not support an eternally burning hell. Another example concerns the duration of the kingdom.
For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd, he will lead them to springs of living water. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus told them another parable: The seventh seal is itself composed of seven trumpets see Rev.
But now God says, "That will cease.
Although neither Peter nor John make an explicit mention of the coming of Jesus Christ in connection with this flaming havoc, the Apostle Paul does: For a thousand years the temptation of the devil ceases. Then they sat down and collected the good fish in baskets, but threw the bad away. Paul said that the very last enemy to be destroyed is death 1 Corinthians Might both of these groups of souls be one and the same company?
I think it may well be at Click here to find out. No mention of a bodily resurrection. Today evil is the dominant philosophy of the masses. In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled. This is the second death. The book of Revelation makes it clear: Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it.
In my research into this specific aspect of Revelation twenty, concerning the exact nature of the "first resurrection," I only found one author who gives the explanation as just stated. Whoever they are, John says that they "reigned with Christ for a thousand years" Rev.
In context, they are "those who had been beheaded for their witness to Jesus and for the word of God, who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received his mark on their foreheads or on their hands" same verse.
God remembered Babylon the Great and gave her the cup filled with the wine of the fury of his wrath. If we do not have a Savior there is no hope for anyone because of the taint of evil within us which affects all we do.
Then the righteous will shine as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Of course it may be argued that the kingdom that begins with the millennium will stand forever, but then, why the segregation of its first thousand years? PLUS, they will not be in glorified bodies as you will soon see.
His followers do not belong to a particular nation, but to many nations; the reference to the "the four corners of the earth" means that they come from everywhere.
He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead" Acts Problem is, they miss certain Biblical and prophetic aspects of what occurs during the years that allows for false prophecies to be embraced by the general population as you will soon see.
What is the meaning of the term "a thousand years"? This means Jesus was defeated for a time. On this important question, Franzmann pp. At the end of the 1, years, Christ will return to Earth, resurrect the dead, perform the final judgment, give the saints eternal life and destroy the wicked.
Here Paul, as John in Revelation, depicts the last enemy to be destroyed as death and Hades. As the beginning of the thousand years is started by the binding of Satan, this long period finishes with his unleashing.
Satan is imprisoned and the saints reign. When does the fast-forward to end-times happen? And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened.A Short Study of Revelation 20’s 1, Years, Part 1 | Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a two part study, meant to outline the key elements of Revelation A more comprehensive study will follow in Part 2 of the series.
Students of Bible prophecy generally ascribe to four basic views. The Thousand Year Reign. Revelation Many elaborate theories have been based on Revelation Some teach that at his second coming the Christ will set up a kingdom here on earth.
The last major interpretive view of the years that we will consider is that of premillennialism. Premillennialist believe in the literal interpretation of Revelation that there will be a year reign of Jesus Christ. What will we be doing for those years? Revelation"Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years." Revelation"And I.
The Thousand Years 20 And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key to the Abyss and holding in his hand a great chain.
2 He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan, and bound him for a thousand years. 3 He threw him into the Abyss, and locked and sealed it over him, to keep him from deceiving the. THE THOUSAND YEARS OF REVELATION 20 [Part 2] Fernando D. Saraví.
In the first part of this essay one of the outstanding events that occurs during the thousand years, namely Satan’s binding, was analyzed and interpreted .Download