The Millennium – Six Views – Romans 8:21

 

Which of the following statements are “true” and which are “false?”

  1. From God the Father’s point of view, the Millennium . . .
    1. Will be the point when His covenant with Abraham will be completely fulfilled (Gen. 13:14-17; 22:15-18)
    2. Will be the time when His Son will be properly honored (John 5:20-23).
    3. Will be the time when the prayer of Matthew 6:10 will be thoroughly answered.
    4. Will be the time when Satan will no longer a contentious problem (Revelation 20:1-3).
    5. Will be the time when His declaration that salvation is by grace alone will be eternally verified (Rev. 20:7-10).
    6. Will be the time when He retires from Godhood? [False]
  2. From Christ’s point of view, the Millennium . . .
    1. Will be the point at which He will receive the throne of His father David (Luke 1:30-33).
    2. Will be the point at which He will begin his temporary (one thousand year) reign (II Sam. 7:12-16). [False]
    3. Will be the time when His righteousness shall be known over all the earth (Zech. 8:1-8).
    4. Will be when His will shall be universally followed (Micah 4:1-7; Isaiah 2:1-5).
    5. Will be the period when He will no longer need to redeem people from their sins? [False]
    6. Will be the point at which He will make His saints His princes (Rev. 20:6; II Tim. 2:12).
  3. From the Saint’s point of view, the Millennium . . .
    1. Will be the time of their “regeneration” (Matt. 19:28).
    2. Will be when the saints shall be revealed (Romans 8:19-22).
    3. Will be a period of inactivity. [False]
    4. Will be the day of their “rest”(Hebrews 4:1-11).
    5. Will be the time when they shall reign with Christ (Matt. 19:28).
    6. Will be when they will be resurrected from their graves (I Thess. 4:16-17).
    7. Will be when their bodies will be glorified (Romans 8:14-17).
    8. Will be when the New Testament saints will join the Old Testament and Tribulation saints.
    9. Will be when they go to be with Christ (Phil. 1:21-24). [False]
    10. Will mark the point from which they will always be with the Lord (I Thess. 4:16-17).
    11. Will be when the meek will inherit the earth (Matthew 5:5).
    12. Will be when they no longer need to concern themselves with obedience to the Lord. [False]
    13. Will be a period when they will know the true meaning of worshipping the Lord in Spirit and in Truth (Rev. 19:1-4).
  4. From the standpoint of the Nations, the Millennium . . .
    1. Will be enjoyed only by blood-bought, redeemed nations (Matt. 25:31-46). [False]
    2. Will be enjoyed based upon that nation’s treatment of God’s people (Matt. 25:31-46).
    3. Will be a time of peace (Micah 4:1-3).
    4. Will be a time of prosperity (Micah 4:4).
    5. Will be a thousand years of peaceful elections. [False]
    6. Will be a period of strict government (Rev.19:11-16).
    7. Will be a time when the citizens of those nations may be punished with physical death (Isaiah 65:20).
    8. Will last ten centuries (Rev. 20:1-3).
  5. From the standpoint of Creation, the Millennium . . .
    1. Will be a time of radical change.
    2. Will be when it will be delivered from the bondage of sin’s curse (Romans 8:19-22)
    3. Will be a period when carnivorous creatures will cease to kill their usual prey (Isaiah 65:25).
    4. Will be a period of great agricultural productivity (Micah 4:1-4).
  6. From the standpoint of Satan, the Millennium . . .
    1. Will be a period of business as usual (Rev. 20:1-3). [False]
  7. Will contain an opportunity for one last chance to defeat Jehovah (Rev. 20:7-10).