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Robert Jeffress: Pathway to Victory

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  • HI I'M ROBERT JEFFRESS
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  • AND I'M SO GLAD YOU JOINED US AGAIN FOR PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • IF YOU ENJOY A TOUGH TOPIC THEN YOU'RE IN FOR A
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  • GREAT TREAT TODAY.
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  • WE'RE CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON BIBLE PROPHECY BY LOOKING AT
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  • TODAY THE CONCEPT OF THE MILLENNIUM.
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  • THE THOUSAND YEAR REIGN OF CHRIST,
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  • DURING WHICH SATAN WILL BE BOUND.
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  • IT'S A CONTROVERSIAL AND OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD FUTURE EVENT.
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  • SO JOIN ME TODAY AS WE DISCOVER WHY THE MILLENNIUM MATTERS
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  • IN OUR LIFE, HERE ON PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • MUSIC
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  • I'VE ALWAYS WONDERED WHAT
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  • THE RAPTURE IS GOING TO BE LIKE?
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  • WHAT'S NEXT ON GOD'S TIMELINE?
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  • WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HADES,
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  • HELL AND THE LAKE OF FIRE?
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  • WHO IS THE ANTICHRIST?
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  • DR. ROBERT JEFFRESS HAS WRITTEN A BRAND-NEW
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  • BOOK WITH CLEAR ANSWERS TO TWENTY-ONE QUESTIONS
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  • ABOUT THE END TIMES.
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  • DISCOVER WHY UNDERSTANDING BIBLICAL PROPHECY IS
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  • CRITICAL TO YOUR LIFE TODAY,
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  • AS WELL AS YOUR FUTURE.
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  • REQUEST CLEAR ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS
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  • ABOUT THE END TIMES
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  • WHEN YOU GIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
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  • TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY!
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  • MUSIC
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  • MUSIC
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  • A MOTHER WROTE A LETTER TO AN ADVICE COLUMNIST IN THE
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  • NEWSPAPER QUESTIONING THE GOODNESS OF GOD AFTER SHE HAD
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  • LOST HER BEAUTIFUL 22-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER TO A DRUNK DRIVER.
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  • THE MOTHER SAID IN THE LETTER THAT SHE,
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  • AFTER HER DAUGHTER DIED, GOT ON HER KNEES AND PLEADED WITH
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  • GOD TO BRING HER DAUGHTER BACK TO LIFE.
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  • "YOU CAN DO ANYTHING GOD.
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  • YOU CAN PERFORM MIRACLES, PLEASE GOD LET ME TRADE PLACES
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  • WITH HER; PLEASE LET ME LIE IN THAT COFFIN,
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  • AND LET HER LIVE OUT HER LIFE IN PEACE."
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  • BUT GOD REFUSED TO ANSWER THE MOTHER'S REQUEST.
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  • AT TIMES, THE MOTHER SAID IN HER LETTER,
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  • SHE THOUGHT ABOUT SUICIDE, BUT SHE LACKED THE COURAGE TO
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  • PULL THE TRIGGER.
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  • MEANWHILE THE DRUNK DRIVER THAT HAD KILLED HER DAUGHTER
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  • SPENT LESS THAN SIX MONTHS BEHIND BARS.
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  • "TODAY," THE MOTHER WROTE, "HE WALKS IN THE SUN WHILE MY
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  • LITTLE GIRL IS IN A DARK GRAVE."
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  • THE MOTHER CLOSED HER LETTER TO THE ADVICE COLUMNIST BY
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  • SAYING, "GOD DIDN'T ANSWER MY PRAYERS,
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  • AND I RESENT BEING TOLD THAT I HAVE NO RIGHT TO QUESTION GOD.
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  • IF THERE IS A GOD, AND IF I EVER GET TO MEET HIM FACE TO
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  • FACE, YOU CAN BET YOUR LIFE I WILL HAVE PLENTY OF 'WHYS'
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  • FOR HIM TO ANSWER.
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  • I WANT TO KNOW WHY MY LITTLE GIRL DIED,
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  • AND THAT DRUNK WAS ALLOWED TO GO ON LIVING.
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  • I LOVED HER MORE THAN MY LIFE, AND I MISS HER SO.
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  • I AM MAD THAT I'M HAVING TO LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE
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  • SHE NO LONGER LIVES.
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  • I WANT TO KNOW WHY.
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  • I DON'T FEAR GOD, AND I DON'T FEAR HELL EITHER.
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  • I KNOW WHAT HELL IS LIKE.
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  • I'VE ALREADY BEEN THERE SINCE THE DAY MY PRECIOUS
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  • DAUGHTER WAS KILLED."
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  • EVEN THOUGH WE MIGHT WINCE AT THAT MOTHER'S DEFIANT ATTITUDE
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  • TOWARD GOD, WE CAN EMPATHIZE WITH HER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE
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  • GOODNESS OF GOD.
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  • WE KNOW FROM READING GENESIS 1 AND 2 THAT AT ONE TIME SUCH A
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  • WORLD DID EXIST, BUT SIN DESTROYED THAT WORLD.
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  • SIN CAUSED THAT PARADISE TO BE LOST.
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  • BUT IT HASN'T BEEN LOST FOREVER.
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  • IF YOU HAVE YOUR BIBLES, I WANT YOU TO TURN TO REVELATION 19
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  • AS WE TALK ABOUT WHAT IS GOING TO BE IN A SENSE,
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  • A TYPE OF HEAVEN ON EARTH.
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  • IT'S A PERIOD OF TIME WE CALL IN BIBLE PROPHECY:
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  • THE MILLENNIUM.
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  • JOT DOWN THIS DEFINITION, THE MILLENNIUM IS THE 1000-YEAR
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  • PERIOD OF TIME DURING WHICH CHRIST WILL REIGN ON THE
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  • EARTH FULFILLING GOD'S PROMISES TO ABRAHAM AND
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  • HIS BELIEVING DESCENDANTS.
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  • NOW EVEN THOUGH THE WORD MILLENNIUM IS NOT FOUND IN THE
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  • BIBLE JUST LIKE THE WORD TRINITY IS NOT FOUND IN
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  • THE BIBLE, THE CONCEPT OF THE 1.000-YEAR
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  • REIGN OF CHRIST IS FOUND THROUGHOUT THE BIBLE,
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  • AND ESPECIALLY IN THE PASSAGE WE'RE GOING TO LOOK AT TODAY.
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  • NOW LOOK WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CHRIST RETURNS AT THE
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  • CLIMAX OF ARMAGEDDON.
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  • REVELATION 19:20, "AND THE BEAST,
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  • THAT'S THE ANTICHRIST, "WAS SEIZED,
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  • AND WITH HIM THE FALSE PROPHET WHO PERFORMED THE SIGNS IN HIS
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  • PRESENCE, BY WHOM HE DECEIVED THOSE WHO HAD RECEIVED THE
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  • MARK OF THE BEAST AND THOSE WHO WORSHIPED HIS IMAGE.
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  • AND THESE TWO (THE BEAST AND THE FALSE PROPHET) WERE THROWN
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  • ALIVE INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE WHICH BURNS WITH BRIMSTONE."
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  • NOW REMEMBER I SAID THERE ARE THREE PARTS OF THAT SATANIC
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  • TRINITY: THE BEAST, THAT IS ANTICHRIST;
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  • THE FALSE PROPHET, HIS LIEUTENANT;
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  • BUT ALSO, SATAN WHO IS THE POWER BEHIND THE BEAST
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  • AND THE ANTICHRIST.
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  • WHAT HAPPENS TO SATAN?
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  • WELL HE'S NOT CAST INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE - NOT AT
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  • THIS POINT ANYWAY.
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  • IT CONTINUES IN REVELATION 20:1-6.
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  • HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED TO SATAN.
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  • JOHN SAYS, "THEN I SAW AN ANGEL COMING DOWN FROM HEAVEN,
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  • HAVING THE KEY OF THE ABYSS AND A GREAT CHAIN IN HIS HAND.
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  • AND HE LAID HOLD OF THE DRAGON,
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  • THAT IS THE SERPENT OF OLD, WHO IS THE DEVIL,
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  • SATAN, AND BOUND HIM FOR A THOUSAND YEARS."
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  • UNDERLINE THAT PHRASE "A THOUSAND YEARS" IN YOUR BIBLE.
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  • VERSE 3, "AND HE THREW HIM INTO THE ABYSS,
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  • AND SHUT IT AND SEALED IT OVER HIM,
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  • SO THAT HE WOULD NOT DECEIVE THE NATIONS ANY
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  • LONGER, UNTIL THE..."
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  • UNDERLINE IT AGAIN, "...THOUSAND YEARS WERE
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  • COMPLETED; AFTER THESE THINGS HE MUST BE RELEASED
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  • FOR A SHORT TIME.
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  • THEN I SAW THRONES, AND THEY THAT SAT ON THEM,
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  • AND JUDGMENT WAS GIVEN TO THEM.
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  • AND I SAW THE SOULS OF THOSE WHO HAD BEEN BEHEADED BECAUSE
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  • OF THEIR TESTIMONY OF JESUS AND BECAUSE OF THE WORD OF
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  • GOD, AND THOSE WHO HAD NOT WORSHIPED THE BEAST OR HIS
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  • IMAGE, AND HAD NOT RECEIVED THE MARK UPON THEIR FOREHEAD
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  • AND UPON THEIR HAND; AND THEY CAME TO LIFE AND REIGNED
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  • WITH CHRIST FOR..."
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  • HOW LONG?
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  • UNDERLINE IT AGAIN.
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  • "A THOUSAND YEARS."
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  • VERSE 5, "THE REST OF THE DEAD DID NOT COME TO
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  • LIFE UNTIL THE..."
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  • UNDERLINE IT AGAIN.
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  • "THOUSAND YEARS WERE COMPLETED.
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  • THIS IS THE FIRST RESURRECTION.
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  • BLESSED AND HOLY IS THE ONE WHO HAS A PART IN THE FIRST
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  • RESURRECTION; OVER THESE THE SECOND DEATH HAS NO POWER,
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  • BUT THEY WILL BE PRIESTS OF GOD AND OF CHRIST AND WILL
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  • REIGN WITH HIM FOR..."
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  • ONE MORE TIME.
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  • "... A THOUSAND YEARS."
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  • NOW, WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THIS
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  • 1.000-YEAR PERIOD OF TIME ON THE EARTH IN JUST A MOMENT,
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  • BUT HERE IS THE POINT I WANT TO MAKE RIGHT NOW: JOHN COULD
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  • NOT BE ANY CLEARER ABOUT HOW LONG THIS PERIOD OF TIME IS.
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  • FIVE TIMES IN JUST SIX VERSES HE SAYS A THOUSAND YEARS.
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  • A THOUSAND YEARS.
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  • A THOUSAND YEARS.
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  • A THOUSAND YEARS.
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  • A THOUSAND YEARS.
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  • A THOUSAND YEARS.
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  • AND YET TODAY THERE ARE PEOPLE,
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  • CHRISTIANS, WHO STUDY THE BIBLE AND SAY: WELL I'M NOT
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  • SURE HOW LONG THE MILLENNIUM REALLY IS.
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  • NOW YOU HAVE PROBABLY HEARD THE TERMS BEFORE:
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  • PRE-MILLENNIAL, POST-MILLENNIAL,
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  • A-MILLENNIAL, AND YOU'VE WONDERED WHAT IN THE WORLD
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  • DO THOSE TERMS MEAN.
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  • THE WHOLE QUESTION OF PRE-, AND POST-, AND
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  • A-MILLENNIALISM IS A QUESTION OF WHEN DOES JESUS CHRIST
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  • RETURN IN RELATIONSHIP TO THE MILLENNIUM.
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  • WHEN IS THE RETURN OF CHRIST IN RELATIONSHIP
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  • TO THE MILLENNIUM?
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  • THE PRE-MILLENNIAL POSITION, THE PRE-MILLENNIAL POSITION -
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  • THAT WORD "PRE", THAT PREFIX MEANS BEFORE.
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  • THE PRE-MILLENNIAL POSITION IS JESUS' SECOND COMING IS BEFORE
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  • THE 1.000-YEAR REIGN OF HIS ON THE EARTH.
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  • IT COMES BEFORE HIS 1.000 YEAR REIGN.
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  • HE COMES FIRST, AND THEN HE ESTABLISHES HIS KINGDOM.
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  • THAT IS THE PRE-MILLENNIAL POSITION.
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  • BUT THE PRE-MILLENNIAL POSITION,
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  • THE ONE I HOLD TO, IS ONE THAT IS MUCH MORE THAN JUST SIMPLY
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  • A QUESTION OF TIMING ABOUT THE RETURN OF CHRIST.
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  • IT HAS TO DO WITH WHAT YOU BELIEVE ABOUT GOD'S
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  • PROMISE TO BELIEVING ISRAEL.
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  • PRE-MILLENNIALISTS SEE A DISTINCTION BETWEEN THE
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  • CHURCH, THOSE SAVED FROM PENTECOST UNTIL THE RAPTURE,
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  • AND THE BELIEVING DESCENDANTS OF ABRAHAM.
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  • THAT'S THE PRE-MILLENNIAL POSITION.
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  • THERE'S A SECOND POSITION: THE POST-MILLENNIAL POSITION.
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  • "POST" IS A PREFIX THAT MEANS WHAT?
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  • IT MEANS AFTER.
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  • THAT IS, THE POST-MILLENNIAL POSITION IS THAT JESUS CHRIST
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  • COMES TO EARTH AFTER THIS 1.000 YEAR TIME.
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  • YOU SAY: WELL, HOW COULD THAT BE?
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  • WELL, THE POST-MILLENNIALIST BELIEVES THAT IF CHRISTIANS
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  • WORK HARD ENOUGH, THINGS WILL GET BETTER,
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  • AND BETTER, AND BETTER ON EARTH,
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  • AND FINALLY WE'LL CREATE KIND OF A UTOPIA,
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  • A HEAVEN ON EARTH, AND THE WORLD WILL BE SUCH A PERFECT
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  • PLACE THAT IT WILL BE PREPARED FOR CHRIST'S ARRIVAL.
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  • THE THIRD POSITION ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM IS THE
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  • A-MILLENNIAL POSITION.
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  • NOW THAT LETTER "A" BEFORE MILLENNIAL IN GREEK
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  • IS AN ALPHA PRIVATIVE.
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  • IT MEANS "NO" OR "WITHOUT".
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  • THE A-MILLENNIALIST BELIEVES THAT THE RULE OF CHRIST
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  • DESCRIBED IN REVELATION 20 IS HIS RULE IN OUR OWN HEARTS
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  • AFTER WE ACCEPT CHRIST AS OUR SAVIOR.
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  • THEY DO NOT BELIEVE THAT THERE IS A LITERAL 1.000
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  • YEAR PERIOD WHEN CHRIST WILL RULE ON THE EARTH.
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  • THEY SEE THINGS AS THERE'LL BE A TIME OF TRIBULATION,
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  • THERE'LL BE THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST,
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  • AND THEN THERE'LL BE A NEW HEAVEN AND A NEW EARTH.
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  • THEY SEE NO RAPTURE, THEY SEE NO 1.000
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  • YEAR REIGN OF CHRIST HERE ON THE EARTH.
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  • WHAT THE A-MILLENNIALIST BELIEVES IS THIS.
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  • HE WILL SAY: WELL, YES, GOD DID MAKE SOME PROMISES TO
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  • ISRAEL, NO DOUBT ABOUT IT IN GENESIS 12,
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  • BUT WHEN ISRAEL REJECTED CHRIST,
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  • GOD TRANSFERRED THOSE BLESSINGS THAT SHOULD HAVE
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  • GONE TO ISRAEL AND HE MADE THEM APPLICABLE TO THE CHURCH
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  • OF JESUS CHRIST.
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  • SO HE TRANSFERRED THE BLESSINGS FROM ISRAEL TO THE
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  • CHURCH, AND HE TRANSFORMED THOSE PROMISES FROM LITERAL,
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  • PHYSICAL PROMISES TO SPIRITUAL PROMISES.
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  • THE A-MILLENNIALIST SEES NO DISTINCTION BETWEEN THE
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  • CHURCH AND ISRAEL.
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  • WHEN YOU READ ABOUT ISRAEL, THE NEW ISRAEL,
  • 00:10:49.110 --> 00:10:52.140
  • IT'S TALKING ABOUT THE CHURCH, NOT THE BELIEVING
  • 00:10:52.150 --> 00:10:54.270
  • DESCENDANTS OF ABRAHAM.
  • 00:10:54.280 --> 00:10:57.030
  • NOW, HERE IS THE PROBLEM I HAVE WITH THAT VIEW;
  • 00:10:57.040 --> 00:11:00.290
  • AND THAT IS THAT THE PROMISE GOD MADE TO ABRAHAM AND HIS
  • 00:11:01.000 --> 00:11:04.200
  • DESCENDANTS WAS NOT A CONDITIONAL PROMISE.
  • 00:11:04.210 --> 00:11:07.250
  • IT WAS AN UNCONDITIONAL PROMISE.
  • 00:11:07.260 --> 00:11:10.070
  • THE BIBLE SAYS GOD'S PROMISE TO ABRAHAM AND HIS BELIEVING
  • 00:11:10.080 --> 00:11:14.250
  • DESCENDANTS WAS AN UNCONDITIONAL PROMISE.
  • 00:11:14.260 --> 00:11:17.200
  • AND IF GOD DOESN'T FULFILL THESE PROMISES,
  • 00:11:17.210 --> 00:11:20.160
  • LITERALLY THAT HE MADE TO BELIEVING ISRAEL,
  • 00:11:20.170 --> 00:11:22.210
  • HOW CAN I KNOW HE'S GOING TO FULFILL HIS PROMISES TO ME?
  • 00:11:22.220 --> 00:11:26.140
  • WHEN YOU LOOK IN THE OLD TESTAMENT,
  • 00:11:26.150 --> 00:11:28.010
  • JUST ABOUT EVERY OLD TESTAMENT PROPHET LOOKED FORWARD TO THE
  • 00:11:28.020 --> 00:11:31.210
  • COMING RULE OF MESSIAH - NOT IN HEAVEN,
  • 00:11:31.220 --> 00:11:34.260
  • BUT HERE ON EARTH FOR THAT 1.000
  • 00:11:34.270 --> 00:11:37.000
  • YEAR PERIOD OF TIME.
  • 00:11:37.010 --> 00:11:38.070
  • NOW SOME PEOPLE WILL SAY THAT ALL OF THESE PROPHECIES MADE
  • 00:11:38.080 --> 00:11:42.040
  • TO ISRAEL WERE ALREADY FULFILLED.
  • 00:11:42.050 --> 00:11:43.150
  • BUT ANYONE WHO KNOWS HISTORY KNOWS THAT WASN'T TRUE.
  • 00:11:43.160 --> 00:11:46.220
  • THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A TIME WHEN THESE PROPHECIES OF THE
  • 00:11:46.230 --> 00:11:50.010
  • OLD TESTAMENT HAD BEEN FULFILLED.
  • 00:11:50.020 --> 00:11:52.070
  • WELL, OTHER PEOPLE SAY: WELL, OK,
  • 00:11:52.080 --> 00:11:54.180
  • THEY'RE NOT GOING TO BE FULFILLED HERE ON EARTH,
  • 00:11:54.190 --> 00:11:56.050
  • BUT THE A-MILLENNIALIST WILL SAY: WELL,
  • 00:11:56.060 --> 00:11:58.000
  • THEY'RE GOING TO BE FULFILLED IN HEAVEN.
  • 00:11:58.010 --> 00:12:00.120
  • ALL OF THESE OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECIES ABOUT THE PERFECT
  • 00:12:00.130 --> 00:12:03.100
  • WORLD ORDER, JUSTICE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS,
  • 00:12:03.110 --> 00:12:05.260
  • AND FREEDOM FROM SIN THAT'S A REFERENCE TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:12:05.270 --> 00:12:09.140
  • BUT THAT DOESN'T WORK EITHER.
  • 00:12:09.150 --> 00:12:11.050
  • IF YOU TURN OVER TO ISAIAH 65:19-21,
  • 00:12:11.060 --> 00:12:15.060
  • THESE WORDS WE'VE LOOKED AT BEFORE,
  • 00:12:15.070 --> 00:12:17.130
  • THEY'RE PROPHECIES ABOUT THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:12:17.140 --> 00:12:19.240
  • ISAIAH 65:19, "I WILL ALSO REJOICE IN JERUSALEM AND BE
  • 00:12:19.250 --> 00:12:23.280
  • GLAD IN MY PEOPLE; AND THERE WILL NO LONGER BE HEARD IN HER
  • 00:12:23.290 --> 00:12:26.190
  • VOICE THE WEEPING AND SOUND OF CRYING.
  • 00:12:26.200 --> 00:12:29.070
  • NO LONGER (VERSE 20) WILL THERE BE IN IT AN INFANT WHO
  • 00:12:29.080 --> 00:12:33.200
  • LIVES BUT A FEW DAYS, OR AN OLD MAN WHO DOES NOT LIVE OUT
  • 00:12:33.210 --> 00:12:37.060
  • HIS DAYS; FOR THE YOUTH NOT WILL DIE AT THE AGE OF 100 AND
  • 00:12:37.070 --> 00:12:40.280
  • THE ONE WHO DOES NOT REACH THE AGE OF 100 SHALL BE THOUGHT
  • 00:12:40.290 --> 00:12:44.150
  • TO BE ACCURSED."
  • 00:12:44.160 --> 00:12:46.050
  • SO WHAT PERIOD OF TIME IS HE TALKING ABOUT?
  • 00:12:46.060 --> 00:12:48.040
  • THE A-MILLENNIALIST SAYS THIS REFERS TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:12:48.050 --> 00:12:51.140
  • THAT DOESN'T WORK BECAUSE THERE'S NO DEATH IN HEAVEN.
  • 00:12:51.150 --> 00:12:55.000
  • IT'S NOT THAT PEOPLE LIVED TO BE 100,
  • 00:12:55.010 --> 00:12:56.080
  • OR 200, OR 1.000 - THEY LIVE FOREVER AND EVER,
  • 00:12:56.090 --> 00:12:58.250
  • REVELATION 21:4, "THERE SHALL NO LONGER BE ANY DEATH,
  • 00:12:58.260 --> 00:13:01.180
  • OR MOURNING, OR CRYING, OR PAIN;
  • 00:13:01.190 --> 00:13:02.280
  • FOR THE FIRST THINGS WILL HAVE PASSED AWAY."
  • 00:13:02.290 --> 00:13:05.010
  • SO IF ISAIAH ISN'T TALKING ABOUT A PERIOD OF TIME IN
  • 00:13:05.020 --> 00:13:07.240
  • WHICH WE'RE LIVING NOW BECAUSE WE SEE BABIES DYING ALL THE
  • 00:13:07.250 --> 00:13:10.100
  • TIME, AND PEOPLE DYING WELL BEFORE A 100;
  • 00:13:10.110 --> 00:13:12.210
  • AND IF HE'S NOT TALKING ABOUT HEAVEN WHEN THERE IS NO SUCH
  • 00:13:12.220 --> 00:13:14.290
  • THING AS DEATH - WHAT PERIOD OF TIME IS HE TALKING ABOUT?
  • 00:13:15.000 --> 00:13:18.010
  • HE'S TALKING ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM,
  • 00:13:18.020 --> 00:13:20.020
  • THE 1.000-YEAR REIGN OF CHRIST ON THE EARTH.
  • 00:13:20.030 --> 00:13:24.050
  • THE COMING KINGDOM OF GOD WAS ALSO PREACHED THROUGHOUT THE
  • 00:13:24.060 --> 00:13:27.020
  • NEW TESTAMENT AS WELL.
  • 00:13:27.030 --> 00:13:28.140
  • REMEMBER THE MESSAGE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST IN MATTHEW 4:17?
  • 00:13:28.150 --> 00:13:31.230
  • REPENT, FOR THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS AT HAND.
  • 00:13:31.240 --> 00:13:35.090
  • IN MATTHEW 10:7 JESUS SAID TO HIS DISCIPLES,
  • 00:13:35.100 --> 00:13:38.170
  • "AS YOU GO PREACH SAYING, 'THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS AT HAND.'"
  • 00:13:38.180 --> 00:13:43.200
  • WHEN JESUS CAME, NOW GET THIS,
  • 00:13:43.210 --> 00:13:45.260
  • WHEN JESUS CAME THE FIRST TIME ON EARTH,
  • 00:13:45.270 --> 00:13:48.290
  • HE OFFERED TO SET UP HIS KINGDOM ON EARTH.
  • 00:13:49.000 --> 00:13:52.080
  • HAD THE JEWS RECEIVED HIM AND ACKNOWLEDGED HIM AS MESSIAH,
  • 00:13:52.090 --> 00:13:56.110
  • HIS KINGDOM COULD HAVE BEGUN AT THAT TIME.
  • 00:13:56.120 --> 00:13:59.070
  • YOU SAY: NOW WAIT A MINUTE, IF THEY HAD ACCEPTED HIM INSTEAD
  • 00:13:59.080 --> 00:14:02.160
  • OF REJECTED HIM - THAT WOULD HAVE MEANT NO CRUCIFIXION,
  • 00:14:02.170 --> 00:14:05.210
  • AND IF THERE WAS NO CRUCIFIXION THERE WOULD
  • 00:14:05.220 --> 00:14:07.080
  • HAVE BEEN NO SALVATION.
  • 00:14:07.090 --> 00:14:09.050
  • EXACTLY.
  • 00:14:09.060 --> 00:14:11.030
  • THE THEME OF SCRIPTURE IN ROMANS 11 IS GOD USED ISRAEL'S
  • 00:14:11.040 --> 00:14:14.270
  • REJECTION OF MESSIAH TO BRING ABOUT OUR SALVATION.
  • 00:14:14.280 --> 00:14:20.020
  • THEY REJECTED THE KINGDOM OF GOD WHEN CHRIST CAME
  • 00:14:20.030 --> 00:14:23.270
  • THE FIRST TIME.
  • 00:14:23.280 --> 00:14:25.020
  • THEY REJECTED THE IDEA OF HAVING MESSIAH RULE OVER US.
  • 00:14:25.030 --> 00:14:28.000
  • WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS MAN RULE OVER US.
  • 00:14:28.010 --> 00:14:30.110
  • REMEMBER?
  • 00:14:30.120 --> 00:14:31.270
  • THEY REJECTED THE KINGDOM OF GOD;
  • 00:14:31.280 --> 00:14:33.280
  • GOD'S PERFECT RULE OVER THE EARTH.
  • 00:14:33.290 --> 00:14:36.230
  • BUT THE FACT THAT THE KINGDOM WAS REJECTED DOES NOT MEAN IT
  • 00:14:36.240 --> 00:14:42.040
  • HAS BEEN FORFEITED.
  • 00:14:42.050 --> 00:14:44.020
  • THE KINGDOM OF GOD HAS SIMPLY BEEN POSTPONED.
  • 00:14:44.030 --> 00:14:47.190
  • THERE IS A TIME COMING WHEN CHRIST IS GOING TO
  • 00:14:47.200 --> 00:14:51.000
  • RULE OVER THIS WORLD.
  • 00:14:51.010 --> 00:14:54.000
  • BY THE WAY, HERE WOULD BE A GOOD POINT TO CLARIFY WHAT WE
  • 00:14:54.010 --> 00:14:57.020
  • MEAN ABOUT THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:14:57.030 --> 00:15:00.090
  • A KING'S KINGDOM IS WHERE WHAT THE KING WANTS DONE GETS DONE.
  • 00:15:00.100 --> 00:15:07.080
  • THAT'S A KING'S KINGDOM.
  • 00:15:07.090 --> 00:15:08.270
  • IT IS HIS REAL ESTATE OVER WHICH HE RULES.
  • 00:15:08.280 --> 00:15:11.230
  • SO WHEN WE TALK ABOUT THE KINGDOM OF GOD WHAT ARE
  • 00:15:11.240 --> 00:15:15.030
  • WE TALKING ABOUT?
  • 00:15:15.040 --> 00:15:16.110
  • WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THAT AREA OVER WHICH GOD'S WILL IS
  • 00:15:16.120 --> 00:15:20.030
  • PERFECTLY DONE; WHERE GOD FACES NO OPPOSITION;
  • 00:15:20.040 --> 00:15:24.240
  • WHERE WHAT GOD WANTS DONE GETS DONE.
  • 00:15:24.250 --> 00:15:29.030
  • SO WHERE IS THAT?
  • 00:15:29.040 --> 00:15:31.020
  • WELL NOW WE ALL KNOW IN ONE SENSE GOD IS SOVEREIGN OVER
  • 00:15:31.030 --> 00:15:33.280
  • ALL THE UNIVERSE; WE UNDERSTAND THAT,
  • 00:15:33.290 --> 00:15:36.230
  • BUT IN A PRACTICAL SENSE THERE IS ONLY ONE SMALL CORNER OF
  • 00:15:36.240 --> 00:15:41.260
  • THIS UNIVERSE WHERE GOD'S WILL IS NOT BEING DONE.
  • 00:15:41.270 --> 00:15:46.120
  • IT'S A LITTLE SPECK, IT'S A LITTLE DIRTBALL
  • 00:15:46.130 --> 00:15:50.040
  • CALLED PLANET EARTH.
  • 00:15:50.050 --> 00:15:52.150
  • AND RIGHT NOW ON PLANET EARTH THERE IS AN OPPOSITION
  • 00:15:52.160 --> 00:15:56.060
  • TO GOD'S WILL.
  • 00:15:56.070 --> 00:15:56.270
  • WE SEE IT EVERY DAY, DON'T WE?
  • 00:15:56.280 --> 00:15:58.180
  • PEOPLE WHO ARE DEFYING GOD, BUT THAT OPPOSITION TO GOD'S
  • 00:15:58.190 --> 00:16:02.240
  • WILL IS ONLY TEMPORARY.
  • 00:16:02.250 --> 00:16:05.180
  • ONE DAY GOD IS GOING TO SUBJUGATE ALL OF THOSE WHO
  • 00:16:05.190 --> 00:16:09.070
  • OPPOSE HIM, AND ONE DAY GOD'S WILL WILL BE DONE ON EARTH AS
  • 00:16:09.080 --> 00:16:14.120
  • IT IS NOW BEING DONE IN HEAVEN.
  • 00:16:14.130 --> 00:16:17.120
  • AND THAT TIME WHEN GOD'S PERFECT WILL IS DONE IS
  • 00:16:17.130 --> 00:16:20.270
  • CALLED THE MILLENNIUM.
  • 00:16:20.280 --> 00:16:22.120
  • JUST THINK, JUST THINK WHAT WOULD THIS WORLD BE LIKE IF
  • 00:16:22.130 --> 00:16:26.110
  • EVERYBODY OBEYED GOD'S RULES?
  • 00:16:26.120 --> 00:16:29.010
  • NO MURDER, NO THEFT, NO ADULTERY, NO DIVORCE.
  • 00:16:29.020 --> 00:16:34.130
  • IT WOULD TRULY BE HEAVEN ON EARTH, WOULDN'T IT?
  • 00:16:34.140 --> 00:16:37.020
  • IF EVERYONE HAD A KNOWLEDGE OF GOD,
  • 00:16:37.030 --> 00:16:38.250
  • IF EVERYONE REVERENCED GOD.
  • 00:16:38.260 --> 00:16:41.200
  • THERE IS A TIME COMING WHEN THAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN.
  • 00:16:41.210 --> 00:16:44.240
  • THE KINGDOM OF GOD HAS NOT BEEN CANCELED;
  • 00:16:44.250 --> 00:16:48.170
  • IT'S ONLY BEEN POSTPONED FOR A LITTLE WHILE.
  • 00:16:48.180 --> 00:16:51.120
  • BUT HERE IS THE GREAT NEWS: THERE IS A SENSE IN WHICH YOU
  • 00:16:51.130 --> 00:16:55.000
  • AND I CAN EXPERIENCE THE BENEFITS OF THE
  • 00:16:55.010 --> 00:16:57.090
  • KINGDOM RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:16:57.100 --> 00:16:59.190
  • THE BIBLE SAYS WHEN YOU AND I SUBMIT TO GOD'S WILL WE
  • 00:16:59.200 --> 00:17:03.050
  • EXPERIENCE THE KINGDOM IN OUR LIFE.
  • 00:17:03.060 --> 00:17:05.170
  • I MEAN, TO THE EXTENT, LISTEN TO THIS,
  • 00:17:05.180 --> 00:17:07.170
  • TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU OBEY GOD,
  • 00:17:07.180 --> 00:17:10.120
  • YOU CAN EXPERIENCE ALL THE BENEFITS OF THE KINGDOM.
  • 00:17:10.130 --> 00:17:12.130
  • YOU CAN HAVE PEACE.
  • 00:17:12.140 --> 00:17:14.040
  • YOU CAN HAVE CONTENTMENT.
  • 00:17:14.050 --> 00:17:16.000
  • YOU CAN HAVE POWER OVER SIN.
  • 00:17:16.010 --> 00:17:18.080
  • YOU CAN HAVE STRENGTH OVER ADDICTIONS.
  • 00:17:18.090 --> 00:17:19.220
  • ALL OF THOSE BENEFITS THAT COME TO THE WORLD WHEN THEY
  • 00:17:19.230 --> 00:17:23.110
  • ONE DAY WILL OBEY GOD CAN BE YOURS RIGHT NOW WHEN YOU
  • 00:17:23.120 --> 00:17:27.100
  • SUBMIT TO THE KINGDOM RULE OF GOD OVER YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:17:27.110 --> 00:17:32.040
  • NOW YOU SAY: PASTOR, THIS IS ALL INTERESTING BUT SO WHAT?
  • 00:17:32.050 --> 00:17:36.010
  • WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES THIS MAKE TO ME?
  • 00:17:36.020 --> 00:17:37.270
  • WHAT DO I REALLY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE KINGDOM OF GOD?
  • 00:17:37.280 --> 00:17:42.140
  • IN THESE LAST FEW MINUTES I WANT YOU TO WRITE DOWN FOUR
  • 00:17:42.150 --> 00:17:45.140
  • THINGS THAT EVERY CHRISTIAN NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND
  • 00:17:45.150 --> 00:17:47.240
  • ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM.
  • 00:17:47.250 --> 00:17:49.130
  • NUMBER ONE: ONLY CHRISTIANS WILL ENTER IN
  • 00:17:49.140 --> 00:17:53.050
  • TO THE MILLENNIUM.
  • 00:17:53.060 --> 00:17:54.070
  • ONLY CHRISTIANS WILL ENTER IN TO THE MILLENNIUM.
  • 00:17:54.080 --> 00:17:56.160
  • AT THE END OF THE TRIBULATION, THERE WILL BE MANY PEOPLE WHO
  • 00:17:56.170 --> 00:18:00.250
  • BECAME CHRISTIANS IN THE TRIBULATION WHO
  • 00:18:00.260 --> 00:18:02.210
  • WILL BE MARTYRED.
  • 00:18:02.220 --> 00:18:04.080
  • LIKEWISE, THERE'LL BE MANY NON-CHRISTIANS WHO WILL BE
  • 00:18:04.090 --> 00:18:07.090
  • KILLED BECAUSE OF THE NATURAL DISASTERS,
  • 00:18:07.100 --> 00:18:09.090
  • BUT THERE WILL BE BOTH CHRISTIANS AND NON-CHRISTIANS
  • 00:18:09.100 --> 00:18:11.170
  • WHO SURVIVE, AND ARE ALIVE WHEN CHRIST RETURNS AT
  • 00:18:11.180 --> 00:18:14.270
  • THE SECOND COMING.
  • 00:18:14.280 --> 00:18:16.110
  • AND WHEN CHRIST RETURNS AT THE SECOND COMING,
  • 00:18:16.120 --> 00:18:18.250
  • THERE WILL BE A JUDGMENT TO SEPARATE THE BELIEVERS FROM
  • 00:18:18.260 --> 00:18:22.070
  • THE UNBELIEVERS BECAUSE ONLY BELIEVERS WILL BE INVITED TO
  • 00:18:22.080 --> 00:18:25.240
  • BE A PART OF THE MILLENNIAL REIGN OF CHRIST.
  • 00:18:25.250 --> 00:18:28.220
  • NOW I WANT YOU TO TURN OVER TO MATTHEW 24.
  • 00:18:28.230 --> 00:18:31.050
  • I'M GOING TO SHOW YOU SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO BLOW
  • 00:18:31.060 --> 00:18:32.180
  • YOUR MIND BECAUSE IT'S GOING TO CORRECT SOMETHING THAT YOU
  • 00:18:32.190 --> 00:18:36.230
  • HAVE PROBABLY MISUNDERSTOOD FOR MANY YEARS.
  • 00:18:36.240 --> 00:18:40.110
  • REMEMBER MATTHEW 24 AND 25 OUTLINED THE END TIMES.
  • 00:18:40.120 --> 00:18:44.110
  • JESUS BEGINS BY DESCRIBING THE TRIBULATION IN VERSES 1-28;
  • 00:18:44.120 --> 00:18:49.000
  • AND THEN HE DESCRIBES HIS SECOND COMING IN VERSES 29-31.
  • 00:18:49.010 --> 00:18:52.230
  • NOW LOOK AT VERSES 36-42, "BUT OF THAT DAY AND THAT HOUR NO
  • 00:18:52.240 --> 00:18:58.060
  • ONE KNOWS, NOT EVEN THE ANGELS OF HEAVEN,
  • 00:18:58.070 --> 00:19:00.280
  • NOR HIS SON, BUT THE FATHER ALONE.
  • 00:19:00.290 --> 00:19:03.050
  • FOR THE COMING OF THE SON OF MAN WILL BE JUST LIKE
  • 00:19:03.060 --> 00:19:06.020
  • THE DAYS OF NOAH.
  • 00:19:06.030 --> 00:19:07.090
  • FOR IN THOSE DAYS WHICH WERE BEFORE THE FLOOD THEY WERE
  • 00:19:07.100 --> 00:19:11.010
  • EATING AND DRINKING, THEY WERE MARRYING AND GIVING IN
  • 00:19:11.020 --> 00:19:14.030
  • MARRIAGE, UNTIL THE DAY THAT NOAH ENTERED THE ARK,
  • 00:19:14.040 --> 00:19:16.240
  • AND THEY DID NOT UNDERSTAND UNTIL THE FLOOD CAME AND
  • 00:19:16.250 --> 00:19:20.130
  • (NOW UNDERLINE THIS) TOOK THEM ALL AWAY;
  • 00:19:20.140 --> 00:19:25.010
  • SO SHALL THE COMING OF THE SON OF MAN BE.
  • 00:19:25.020 --> 00:19:28.000
  • THEN THERE WILL BE TWO MEN IN THE FIELD;
  • 00:19:28.010 --> 00:19:30.110
  • ONE WILL BE (UNDERLINE IT) TAKEN AND ONE WILL BE LEFT.
  • 00:19:30.120 --> 00:19:35.080
  • TWO WOMEN WILL BE GRINDING AT THE MILL;
  • 00:19:35.090 --> 00:19:36.280
  • ONE WILL BE TAKEN AND ONE WILL BE LEFT.
  • 00:19:36.290 --> 00:19:40.050
  • THEREFORE BE ON THE ALERT, FOR YOU DO NOT KNOW WHICH
  • 00:19:40.060 --> 00:19:43.010
  • DAY YOUR LORD IS COMING."
  • 00:19:43.020 --> 00:19:44.270
  • NOW WHERE IS THE ONE TAKEN WHO IS TAKEN FROM THE FIELD?
  • 00:19:44.280 --> 00:19:48.200
  • IT'S NOT THAT HE'S TAKEN TO HEAVEN
  • 00:19:48.210 --> 00:19:50.170
  • - HE'S TAKEN INTO JUDGMENT.
  • 00:19:50.180 --> 00:19:52.230
  • THE SAME WORD "THE FLOOD CAME" IN VERSE 39 "AND TOOK THEM ALL
  • 00:19:52.240 --> 00:19:57.200
  • AWAY" THAT SAME WORD IS USED TO DESCRIBE THAT PERSON WHO
  • 00:19:57.210 --> 00:20:01.090
  • WAS IN THE FIELD WHO WAS TAKEN AWAY.
  • 00:20:01.100 --> 00:20:04.070
  • THE PERSON GRINDING AT THE MILL WHO WAS TAKEN AWAY IS
  • 00:20:04.080 --> 00:20:07.190
  • TAKEN AWAY INTO EVERLASTING JUDGMENT.
  • 00:20:07.200 --> 00:20:09.230
  • THE ONE WHO IS LEFT IS THE ONE WHO IS LEFT TO ENTER INTO THE
  • 00:20:09.240 --> 00:20:13.210
  • KINGDOM OF GOD ON EARTH - THE MILLENNIUM.
  • 00:20:13.220 --> 00:20:16.150
  • YOU SEE, REMEMBER THE CONTEXT, THE TRIBULATION HAS ALREADY
  • 00:20:16.250 --> 00:20:19.090
  • OCCURRED; CHRIST IS COMING BACK AT THE SECOND COMING
  • 00:20:19.100 --> 00:20:22.260
  • THESE ARE THE JUDGMENTS THAT WILL OCCUR.
  • 00:20:22.270 --> 00:20:25.090
  • THE ONE THAT IS TAKEN IS SWEPT AWAY INTO JUDGMENT;
  • 00:20:25.100 --> 00:20:28.040
  • THE ONE WHO IS LEFT IS LEFT TO ENTER INTO THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:20:28.050 --> 00:20:31.160
  • NUMBER TWO: CHRISTIANS WILL RULE WITH CHRIST
  • 00:20:31.170 --> 00:20:34.140
  • DURING THE MILLENNIUM.
  • 00:20:34.150 --> 00:20:35.210
  • THE BIBLE SAYS THE 12 APOSTLES WILL BE DELEGATED SOME
  • 00:20:35.220 --> 00:20:38.240
  • AUTHORITY, SOME WILL BE GIVEN TO CHRISTIANS WHO WERE
  • 00:20:38.250 --> 00:20:41.260
  • MARTYRED DURING THE TRIBULATION,
  • 00:20:41.270 --> 00:20:43.080
  • REVELATION 20:4, AND SOME AUTHORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO YOU
  • 00:20:43.090 --> 00:20:46.160
  • AND TO ME, 2 TIMOTHY 2:12.
  • 00:20:46.170 --> 00:20:49.010
  • NUMBER THREE: JERUSALEM WILL BE THE CENTER OF
  • 00:20:49.020 --> 00:20:52.150
  • THE MILLENNIAL KINGDOM.
  • 00:20:52.160 --> 00:20:54.190
  • OVER AND OVER AGAIN THE OLD TESTAMENT PROPHETS SAID
  • 00:20:54.200 --> 00:20:57.050
  • JERUSALEM; THE REAL CITY OF JERUSALEM WILL BE THE CENTER
  • 00:20:57.060 --> 00:21:00.210
  • FROM WHICH MESSIAH WILL RULE.
  • 00:21:00.220 --> 00:21:03.020
  • AND EVEN THOUGH THE CITY'S GOING TO GO THROUGH SOME GREAT
  • 00:21:03.030 --> 00:21:05.190
  • TOPOLOGICAL CHANGES AT THE SECOND COMING,
  • 00:21:05.200 --> 00:21:07.240
  • IT'S GOING TO ENJOY ENHANCED FERTILITY;
  • 00:21:07.250 --> 00:21:10.100
  • IT IS GOING TO BE JERUSALEM FROM WHERE MESSIAH RULES.
  • 00:21:10.110 --> 00:21:13.270
  • AND BECAUSE OF THAT IT IS GOING TO BE,
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  • I BELIEVE, MAYBE, THE CATALYST THAT SPARKS THE GREAT WAR OF
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  • ARMAGEDDON - THE CONTROL OVER JERUSALEM.
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  • NUMBER FOUR: SATAN WILL BE TEMPORARILY BOUND
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  • DURING THE MILLENNIUM.
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  • HE WILL BE BOUND.
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  • SINCE THE BEGINNING OF HISTORY SATAN HAS
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  • TRIED TO DECEIVE THE WORLD WITH THIS THOUGHT: LIFE APART
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  • FROM GOD IS BOTH POSSIBLE AND IT'S REALLY PREFERABLE.
  • 00:21:37.190 --> 00:21:43.030
  • AND BECAUSE OF THAT PEOPLE HAVE FOLLOWED THAT LIE,
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  • AND CREATED THE WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE TODAY.
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  • BUT THE BIBLE SAYS THERE IS COMING A PERIOD IN HISTORY
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  • WHEN SATAN WILL NOT BE THROWN INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE - THAT
  • 00:21:52.160 --> 00:21:55.080
  • COMES LATER - BUT HE IS GOING TO BE BOUND FOR A THOUSAND
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  • YEARS; AND THIS WORLD IS GOING TO GET TO SEE WHAT LIFE ON
  • 00:21:58.030 --> 00:22:01.040
  • EARTH WOULD BE LIKE IF EVERYONE SUBMITTED TO THE WILL
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  • AND THE WORD OF GOD.
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  • BUT THEN NOTICE SOMETHING INTERESTING, VERSE 3.
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  • IT SAYS, "AFTER THAT TIME SATAN IS GOING TO BE RELEASED
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  • FOR A LITTLE WHILE LONGER."
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  • AND IF YOU READ FURTHER, YOU'LL FIND THAT HE'S ACTUALLY
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  • GOING TO DECEIVE SOME PEOPLE INTO FOLLOWING HIM.
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  • IS IT POSSIBLE THAT YOU AND I AFTER BECOMING CHRISTIANS,
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  • AFTER HAVING MADE IT THIS FAR, HAVING GONE THROUGH THE
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  • MILLENNIUM THAT AT THE LAST MOMENT WE COULD BE DECEIVED
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  • AND MAKE AN IRREVERSIBLE MISTAKE AND FOLLOW SATAN,
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  • AND BE LOST FOREVER?
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  • AND IF IT'S NOT POSSIBLE THAT THAT WOULD HAPPEN TO US,
  • 00:22:35.230 --> 00:22:38.070
  • WHO IS IT THAT IS GOING TO BE DECEIVED BY SATAN IN THESE
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  • LAST DAYS BEFORE THE EARTH IS DESTROYED?
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  • WE'RE GOING TO LOOK AT THAT NEXT TIME.
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  • THERE IS GOING TO BE A TIME WHEN THIS WORLD GOES THROUGH A
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  • RENOVATION, A TIME WHEN THE CURSE IS PARTIALLY -
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  • NOT COMPLETELY, BUT PARTIALLY - LIFTED.
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  • PEOPLE WILL LIVE LONGER.
  • 00:22:56.140 --> 00:22:57.190
  • IT WILL BE A TIME WHEN THERE'LL BE PERFECT
  • 00:22:57.200 --> 00:22:59.230
  • PEACE IN THE WORLD.
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  • PEOPLE WILL MARVEL AT HOW MUCH BETTER THE RENOVATED EARTH IS
  • 00:23:01.040 --> 00:23:04.270
  • THAN THE WORLD BEFOREHAND.
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  • BUT THAT RENOVATED EARTH DURING THE MILLENNIUM WILL
  • 00:23:06.260 --> 00:23:09.260
  • PALE IN COMPARISON TO THE SUPERIORITY OF THE RECREATED
  • 00:23:09.270 --> 00:23:14.180
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