Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Revelation 20:1-10 -- The Millennial Reign of Jesus


Satan Bound 1,000 Years
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. He laid hold of the dragon, that serpent of old, who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years; and he cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal on him, so that he should deceive the nations no more till the thousand years were finished. But after these things he must be released for a little while.

The Saints Reign with Christ 1,000 Years
And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was committed to them. Then I saw the souls of 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. And they lived and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. But the rest of the dead did not live again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.  Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years.

Satanic Rebellion Crushed
Now when the thousand years have expired, Satan will be released from his prison and will go out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle, whose number is as the sand of the sea.  They went up on the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city. And fire came down from God out of heaven and devoured them. The devil, who deceived them, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone where the beast and the false prophet are. And they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.
Revelation 20:1-10

Pastor Danny Forshee.  Great Hills Baptist Church.  October 11, 2015:

The Millennial Reign of Jesus - Dr. Danny Forshee - October 11, 2015 from Great Hills Baptist Church on Vimeo.

Highlights:

  • Jesus Christ prevails and He Wins!!!
  • Millennial kingdom mentioned six times in seven verses.
  • Isaiah and Ezekiel both foreshadow the Millennial Kingdom.
  • Satan.  Is.  BOUND!!!
  • The devil is crafty at deception and powerful in accusation.
  • The Bible gives A LOT of attention to the devil.
  • The presence of evil is one of the greatest apologetics for the existence of God!!!
  • The Saints of God REIGN!!!
  • The "second death" is Eternal Death.
  • The Satanic Rebellion is CRUSHED!!!
  • Magog is Russia.
    • Note: That's Pastor Danny's view, we do not necessarily concur.

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