millennium

millennium

A thousand-year period or, generally, an era of permanent peace, joy, and blessings on earth or elsewhere. The writer of Revelation, vividly portraying the defeat of cosmic evil powers (and of Rome, Rev 17:1-18:24), looked for a thousand-year epoch within the framework of the coming eschatological events. During this time, Satan would be bound and sealed “in the pit,” while those Christians who had withstood persecution and refused to worship the image of the beast would reign with Christ for a thousand years (Rev 20:1-6). After that, Satan would be loosed for a final onslaught, but then, with Death and Hades, he would forever be banished “to the lake of fire and sulfur” (Rev 20:7-14).

Rev 17:1-18:24

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Rev 20:1-6

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Rev 20:7-14

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