The Millennial Reign of Christ

5547 words 23 pages
The Millennial Reign of Christ
Derrick Holland
Andersonville Theological Seminary

Abstract
The Millennial kingdom refers to the thousand-year reign of Christ specifically mentioned in Revelation 20:1-6. The significance of the Millennial Reign of Christ when it comes to human history. Since the beginning of time, in the Garden of Eden, man has been set on a course that will ultimately end in the Second Coming of Christ. There have been multiple signs and warnings that have come and gone throughout history, and each time, mankind has reaffirmed the belief that the end time was near.

The Millennial Reign of Christ

Massive confusion exists within Christian churches about the “Millennium,” a unique thousand-year period depicted in
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13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. 14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. 15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. (KJV Holy Bible, 1611)

Now here’s a brief summary of each verse (to be looked at in further detail later): vs. 1 - An angel descends from heaven with a key and a chain. vs. 2 - He binds Satan for 1000 years. vs. 3 - During the 1000 years Satan cannot deceive the nations any more. vs. 4 - Martyrs are resurrected to reign with Jesus Christ for 1000 years. vs. 5a - The rest of the dead will be raised at the end of the 1000 years. vs. 6 - Those in the first resurrection will reign with Jesus for 1000 years. vs. 7 - Satan will be loosed at the end of the 1000 years. vs. 8 – After the rest of the dead are raised, Satan deceives them again. There will be billions - like the sand of the sea. They are called Gog and Magog. Satan gathers them for a final battle. vs. 9 - Satan and this host surround God's City. Fire comes down and devours them. vs. 10 - Satan, the Beast, and the False Prophet end up in this lake of fire. vs. 11 - Before this fire falls, a final judgment occurs. vs. 12 - All the resurrected lost are judged. vs. 13 - Another description of the resurrected lost being judged. vs. 14 -

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