What is the Millennium?
The Millennium is a thousand year period
that follows the Second coming of Christ and the wedding of the Bride and the
Lamb. It is after the
devil has been defeated and overthrown as the prince of this world. The
antichrist has been defeated at the battle of Armageddon and thrown into the
Lake of Fire and the Devil is locked up for the duration of the thousand
this time, Christ reigns as Lord with his bride, the Church. At the end of
the millennium, all authority is given back to God who then dwells with men for
Where is it mentioned in the Bible?
Revelation chapter 20.
What if I don't believe in the Millennium?
Many Christians do not distinguish between
the millennium and the New Heaven and Earth, they just regard it all as
'heaven'. This does not alter what we believe or how we should live.
However, the millennium is necessary to
fulfill all scripture and prophesy.
Christ's authority was given to him by the Father.
Christ must reign until he has put all enemies under his feet. The last
enemy to be destroyed is death. When all this is done, he will hand the
kingdom back over to God the Father. For the Son himself will be made
subject to him who put everything under him so that God may be all and in
all. (1Cor 15:24-28)
Even so, in the new heaven and the new earth, there is
only one throne which belongs to God and the Lamb, because they are one.
What is the first resurrection?
The first resurrection refers to the
raising up of all dead believers to be with Christ. They shall reign with
him for a thousand years along with those who were still living when called up
to be with Christ..
What is the second death?
The second death is the lake of fire or
Is it good to have a part in the first
resurrection? Rev 20:6
Yes. This means that you are a
Christian and will reign with Christ and be part of the New Jerusalem. I don't think I would like to be
part of the second resurrection to stand before the Great White throne.
Does the first resurrection take place before
the Millennium? Rev 20:4
Does Christ's return precede the Millennium?
When does the second resurrection take place?
At the end of the millennium.
What else happens at the end of the 1000
years? Rev 20:7-15
Satan and Hades are thrown into the lake of
fire along with death itself.
If I reign with Christ for a thousand years,
will I escape the second death and have everlasting life?
Who gets to reign with Christ during the Millennium?
All the believers, dead and alive, who are
raised to meet with Christ at his coming.
Is it only those who were martyred during the great
Who else is raised to be with Christ at his
All those who have been saved over the
What if I am not raised to reign with Christ
when he returns?
I will be in big trouble. I
would miss out on the wedding feast, I would not reign with Christ and I would
have to stand before the Great White Throne at the second resurrection after the
How can I ensure that I don't miss out?
Make sure that you are right with God now. Invite Christ into your heart and allow him to be Lord of your Life.