The Millennial Reign of Christ

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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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5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. 6 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. 7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog, and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them. 10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. 11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was