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What on Earth Is the Millennium?

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August 23, 2020
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A thousand-year time of peace is coming when justice and righteousness will reign. Learn more about this coming Millennium of peace in this message.

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What on Earth Is the Millennium?

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  • male announcer: For millennia,
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  • humans have looked upinto the sky and wondered
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  • what lies ahead of themin the afterlife.
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  • Our souls innately desirean answer
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  • to what is perhapslife's greatest mystery,
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  • that which awaits uswhen we walk through the door
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  • into the world beyond.
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  • But God doesn't conceal
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  • the details aboutyour eternal resting place.
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  • Look in God's Word
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  • and you'll find a glimpseinto heaven:
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  • streets brighter than gold,God's radiant throne,
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  • and the eternal homeof Jesus Christ.
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  • All the magnificent details
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  • are written in the pagesof Scripture:
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  • what heaven will look like,how your soul will get there,
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  • if you'll be reunitedwith loved ones once you arrive,
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  • and how your bodywill appear for eternity.
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  • That is but just a sliver
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  • of what we can knowabout eternity,
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  • which promises to be a placebeyond your wildest dreams.
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  • All you have to dois open the Bible,
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  • and you'll find that, inside,
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  • God is revealingthe mysteries of heaven.
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  • Now here is your hostand Bible teacher,
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  • Dr. David Jeremiah.
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  • Dr. David Jeremiah:After World War I,
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  • an organization calledthe League of Nations
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  • was formed to promoteworld peace.
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  • Then, came World War II,
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  • followed by the creationof the United Nations,
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  • another effort to bring peaceinto the world.
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  • Both of these organizations
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  • failed to reachtheir desired goal,
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  • but just becausethese efforts of man have failed
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  • doesn't mean therewon't ever be peace on earth.
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  • It just means it won't comethrough man's ingenuity.
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  • The Bible says thata thousand-year time of peace,
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  • a millennium of peace,is coming.
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  • It's going to be administrated
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  • by the Prince of Peace himself,Jesus Christ,
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  • and in this editionof "Turning Point"
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  • the title of my messagesays it all.
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  • "What on Earth Isthe Millennium?"
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  • You'll learn the Bible's answerto that question today,
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  • right here on "Turning Point."
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  • and "Where exactlyis it located?"
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  • "Revealingthe Mysteries of Heaven,"
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  • the unchanging Word of Godto an ever-changing world.
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  • And now here is Dr. Jeremiah
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  • with his message
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  • "What on Earth Isthe Millennium?"
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  • Dr. Jeremiah: Almost everyoneknows the lyrics
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  • to Isaac Watts' famous hymn,"Joy to the World,"
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  • but few people realize that itis really a miscast hymn.
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  • It's not a Christmas hymnreally at all,
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  • even though it'sin the top three
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  • of the favorite Christmas hymnsof all time.
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  • Listen to the words and seeif you understand what I mean.
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  • "Joy to the world.The Lord is come.
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  • Let Earth receive her King."
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  • Did we receive the King
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  • when Jesus was bornat Bethlehem?
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  • "Let every heartprepare him room
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  • and heaven and nature sing.
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  • Joy to the world.The Savior reigns.
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  • Let men their songs employ,while fields and floods,
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  • rocks, hills, and plainsrepeat the sounding joy.
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  • No more let sin and sorrow grow,nor thorns infest the ground.
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  • He comes to makehis blessing flow
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  • far as the curse is found."
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  • Has that happened?Did it happen?
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  • "He rules the worldwith truth and grace."
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  • I don't think so, not yet.
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  • "And makes the nations provethe glories of his righteousness
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  • and the wonders of his love."
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  • Only during the Millennium,which comes
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  • after the second adventof Christ,
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  • will the wordsof "Joy to the World"
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  • really be fulfilled.
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  • Only during that timewe'll be able to sing
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  • these words with real meaningin our heart.
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  • Revelation chapter 20 introduces
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  • the glorious reign of Christon this earth,
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  • which is knownas the Millennium.
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  • Now, let's take the mysteryout of the term "millennium."
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  • It is a Latin wordwhich is made up of two words:
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  • the words "mille"which mean a thousand,
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  • and the word "annum"which means years.
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  • Mille annum, a thousand years,
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  • so the word "millennium"means a thousand years.
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  • And the textof Revelation chapter 20
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  • is the only place in the Biblewhere that actual word appears,
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  • and it appears in the textsix different times.
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  • If you look down in your Bibles,you will notice in verse 2
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  • it says, "He laid holdof the dragon,
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  • that serpent of old,who is the devil and Satan,
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  • and bound himfor a thousand years,"
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  • for a millennium.
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  • Verse 3.
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  • And the nationsno more were deceived
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  • for a thousand years,a millennium.
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  • Verse 4: "And they livedand reigned with Christ
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  • a thousand years," a millennium.
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  • Verse 5: "And the restof the dead did not live again
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  • until the thousand yearswas finished."
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  • There it is again.
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  • Verse 6: "Over suchthe second death has no power,
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  • but they shall be priests of Godand of Christ,
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  • and shall reign with hima millennium,"
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  • a thousand years,mille annum.
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  • A thousand years.
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  • Verse 7: "Now whenthe thousand years had expired,
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  • Satan will be releasedfrom his prison."
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  • There are, first of all,
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  • three perspectiveson the Millennium.
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  • Roman numeral I,
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  • three perspectiveson the Millennium.
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  • Church history has seen the riseof three competing views.
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  • First of all, there aresome people
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  • who refer to themselvesas postmillennialists.
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  • Now, I'm not trying to gettheological with you today,
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  • and I haven't gone backto review my seminary notes,
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  • but you need to understandthese terms
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  • so you will seewhat I'm talking about.
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  • Postmillennialism.
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  • Let me tell you what that means.
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  • That means that a certain groupof people believe
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  • that Jesus Christwill not come back to this earth
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  • until after the thousand yearsof kingdom living have happened,
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  • and here's how theyinterpret it,
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  • postmillennialism,which says
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  • the world's gonna get betterand better and better
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  • until ultimately it's so good
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  • that it's a fit placefor Jesus to come back to.
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  • Aren't you glad that isn't true?
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  • Because the signsaren't so good, are they?
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  • Jesus may never get back,the way we're going,
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  • if we believe that.
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  • And then, there's another view,
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  • which is sometimes referredto as a-millennialism.
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  • I wanna hear you all say that,"A-millennialism."
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  • Now, whenever you putthe word "a" in front of a word,
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  • it negates the valueof the word,
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  • so a-millennialismmeans no Millennium.
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  • And there are some peoplethat take
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  • all the passages in the Biblethat speak about the Millennium,
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  • and they say,"Those are all symbolic."
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  • Instead, the church inherits
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  • the millennial blessingsthat were given to Israel.
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  • In other words,
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  • the events that arein Revelation chapter 20
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  • are happening right now.
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  • The church is reigningwith Christ over the earth.
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  • We are in the Millennium,according to a-millennialism.
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  • Oh, my goodness,I hope not.
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  • And then,there is the third view,
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  • which is the view that I believeis the accurate one,
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  • and that is what we callpremillennialism.
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  • Premillennialism isthe oldest of the three views,
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  • and it believes and teachesthat Jesus Christ
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  • will physically returnto this earth.
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  • He will defeat his enemies
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  • and there will be a battlethat is fought at the end,
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  • and he will then set uphis kingdom on this earth,
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  • and he will reign upon the earthfor a thousand years.
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  • Now, I wanna give youa little visual
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  • so you see how this works.
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  • Draw a straight lineon your paper, all right?
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  • Just a straight line.
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  • Now, start over here onthe left-hand side of the line
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  • and put a little parenthesesabout that wide.
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  • In the middle of the parentheses
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  • just put the letters "OT,"Old Testament.
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  • That's where it begins.
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  • Next to the parentheseswhere you have "OT,"
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  • put a cross,just put a picture of a cross.
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  • That's a referenceto the life of Christ,
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  • to his death, his burial,and his resurrection.
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  • Next to the crossput another parentheses
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  • and write the word"church" in it.
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  • Just put the word"church" in it.
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  • Now you've got OT,the cross, and the church.
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  • After you get to the endof the church parentheses,
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  • I want you to put an arrowgoing straight up
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  • and one coming straight down,meeting in the middle,
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  • because what happensat the end of the church age
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  • is we have the Rapture.
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  • The dead in Christ are raised,and Christ comes back,
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  • and we all who are Christiansgo to heaven.
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  • After that, putanother parentheses
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  • and write the word"seven years" in it.
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  • This is the Tribulation.
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  • At the end of the Tribulation
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  • in that little parentheses,put another arrow,
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  • this one comingstraight down.
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  • That's the Second Advent,
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  • when Jesus comes back to take uphis reign on the earth.
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  • Then puta little bigger parentheses
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  • and write the word"a thousand years" in it.
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  • That's the Millennium,
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  • and after the Millenniumis the eternal state,
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  • or what we call heaven.
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  • Now, I don't have timeto go over that again,
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  • so I hope youwrote that all down.
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  • But I want you to knowwhat we're talking about here.
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  • We're talking about a periodof time after the Tribulation,
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  • when Jesus Christ comes back
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  • and he literally reignson this earth.
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  • And all the promisesof the Old Testament
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  • concerning the kingdom
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  • are fulfilledin that period of time,
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  • and the redeemed Jewslive in their homeland,
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  • and the Millennium endswith the final rebellion,
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  • and the old earth is replaced
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  • by a transformed new heavenand new earth.
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  • And this is the viewthat is found
  • 00:11:20.563 --> 00:11:22.031
  • in all of the writingsof the early church fathers
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  • and which is more widelybelieved by evangelicals
  • 00:11:24.567 --> 00:11:28.370
  • than any other viewon the Millennium.
  • 00:11:28.404 --> 00:11:31.240
  • So, we have three perspectivesof the Millennium.
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  • Now, I wanna give you
  • 00:11:33.676 --> 00:11:34.977
  • four purposesfor the Millennium.
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  • Why do we have to havea millennium?
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  • The first reason is to rewardthe people of God.
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  • There needs to bea millennial time
  • 00:11:41.383 --> 00:11:42.685
  • to reward the people of God.
  • 00:11:42.718 --> 00:11:44.453
  • There are scores of promises
  • 00:11:44.487 --> 00:11:45.788
  • scatteredthroughout all of the Bible,
  • 00:11:45.821 --> 00:11:48.390
  • both in the Old Testamentand in the New Testament,
  • 00:11:48.424 --> 00:11:50.926
  • guaranteeing God's people
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  • that they will receive rewardsfor faithful service.
  • 00:11:52.828 --> 00:11:56.465
  • For instance, Isaiah 40:10says, "Behold,
  • 00:11:56.499 --> 00:11:59.068
  • his reward is with him,and his work before him."
  • 00:11:59.101 --> 00:12:03.072
  • Colossians 3:24, "Knowingthat from the Lord
  • 00:12:03.105 --> 00:12:05.708
  • you will receive the rewardof the inheritance:
  • 00:12:05.741 --> 00:12:07.743
  • for you serve the Lord."
  • 00:12:07.777 --> 00:12:09.078
  • Revelation 22:12, "And, behold,I am coming quickly;
  • 00:12:09.111 --> 00:12:12.681
  • and my reward is with me,
  • 00:12:12.715 --> 00:12:14.183
  • to give every oneaccording to his work."
  • 00:12:14.216 --> 00:12:16.685
  • The Bible teachesthat when we serve the Lord
  • 00:12:16.719 --> 00:12:19.054
  • here on this earthas Christians,
  • 00:12:19.088 --> 00:12:21.223
  • we are going to be rewarded,when we get to the kingdom,
  • 00:12:21.257 --> 00:12:24.927
  • with the opportunityto serve the Lord
  • 00:12:24.960 --> 00:12:26.829
  • in a new and special way.
  • 00:12:26.862 --> 00:12:29.532
  • In the previous message wetalked about the crowns.
  • 00:12:29.565 --> 00:12:32.234
  • Here, we're remindedthat part of our reward
  • 00:12:32.268 --> 00:12:35.304
  • will be to reign and rulewith Christ upon this earth,
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  • and each of us will haveopportunities to serve the Lord
  • 00:12:38.908 --> 00:12:42.778
  • based upon our faithfulnessin serving him right now.
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  • More responsibilitiesis his reward.
  • 00:12:47.683 --> 00:12:50.886
  • Increased opportunitiesis his reward.
  • 00:12:50.920 --> 00:12:54.056
  • Greater abilities and resourcesand wisdom and empowerment.
  • 00:12:54.089 --> 00:12:58.060
  • We will have sharper minds,stronger bodies,
  • 00:12:58.093 --> 00:13:00.563
  • clearer purpose,and unabated joy,
  • 00:13:00.596 --> 00:13:03.199
  • and we will serve the Lord
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  • for a thousand yearson this earth as it is,
  • 00:13:05.201 --> 00:13:08.737
  • reigning and ruling with him.
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  • Can you imaginea reign of righteousness
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  • with all godly peoplein every single position,
  • 00:13:12.675 --> 00:13:16.378
  • having not hadto be elected there
  • 00:13:16.412 --> 00:13:18.180
  • but appointed thereby King Jesus?
  • 00:13:18.214 --> 00:13:21.317
  • Whoa!Would that be something?
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  • Just imagine it.
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  • So, in order for there to be
  • 00:13:25.554 --> 00:13:26.922
  • a time for those rewardsto be realized,
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  • there has to bea millennial period.
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  • That's whenthey're to be carried out.
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  • Number two,there must be a millennium
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  • to respondto the prophets' predictions.
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  • The prophetsof the Old Testament
  • 00:13:38.634 --> 00:13:40.002
  • predict such a time.
  • 00:13:40.035 --> 00:13:42.137
  • Psalm 72:11, "All kingsshall fall down before him:
  • 00:13:42.171 --> 00:13:46.041
  • all nations shall serve him."
  • 00:13:46.075 --> 00:13:47.710
  • Isaiah 9:7, once again,
  • 00:13:47.743 --> 00:13:49.278
  • often referred toas a Christmas verse,
  • 00:13:49.311 --> 00:13:51.413
  • but only part of itis a Christmas verse.
  • 00:13:51.447 --> 00:13:53.515
  • The other part isa kingdom verse.
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  • "Of the increaseof his government and peace
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  • there shall be no end,upon the throne of David,
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  • and over his kingdom,to order it,
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  • and to establish itwith judgment and justice
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  • from that time forwardeven forever.
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  • The zeal of the hostsof the Lord will perform this."
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  • Without the kingdom,without the Millennium,
  • 00:14:08.831 --> 00:14:11.033
  • none of thosecould be fulfilled.
  • 00:14:11.066 --> 00:14:12.601
  • Those prophecies all saythere's coming a day
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  • when King Jesus is going to ruleover this earth as it is now
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  • with his saintsas co-regents with him,
  • 00:14:19.475 --> 00:14:22.478
  • and it's going to be a ruleof righteousness and peace
  • 00:14:22.511 --> 00:14:25.314
  • that will lastfor ten centuries,
  • 00:14:25.347 --> 00:14:28.617
  • for a millennium.
  • 00:14:28.651 --> 00:14:30.853
  • Why does there need to bean earthly kingdom?
  • 00:14:30.886 --> 00:14:33.289
  • Because Christ will come backand triumph on the very earth
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  • where he was seemingly defeatedby his enemy,
  • 00:14:38.360 --> 00:14:41.530
  • his rejectionby the rulers of the world.
  • 00:14:41.563 --> 00:14:44.199
  • Remember, "He came unto his own,and his own received him not."
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  • He will come back
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  • to the very earthwhere he was rejected,
  • 00:14:49.204 --> 00:14:51.407
  • and this time therewill be no rejection,
  • 00:14:51.440 --> 00:14:54.076
  • and it will bewhen he comes again
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  • to rule this worldin righteousness.
  • 00:14:55.644 --> 00:14:57.446
  • He will at last pick uphis inheritance,
  • 00:14:57.479 --> 00:14:59.782
  • and he will be the King
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  • everyone had hopedhe would come to be
  • 00:15:01.216 --> 00:15:03.986
  • when he came the first time.
  • 00:15:04.019 --> 00:15:05.688
  • So, there needs to bea Millennium
  • 00:15:05.721 --> 00:15:07.823
  • to reward the people of God
  • 00:15:07.856 --> 00:15:09.158
  • and to respondto the prophets' predictions.
  • 00:15:09.191 --> 00:15:11.894
  • Here's an interesting onethat's just really simple,
  • 00:15:11.927 --> 00:15:14.363
  • and that's to receivethe answer
  • 00:15:14.396 --> 00:15:15.798
  • to the disciples' prayer.
  • 00:15:15.831 --> 00:15:17.933
  • Do you rememberthe disciples' prayer?
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  • "Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name.
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  • Your kingdom come.
  • 00:15:21.870 --> 00:15:24.206
  • Your will be done on earth,as it is in heaven."
  • 00:15:24.239 --> 00:15:28.310
  • Has that ever happened?
  • 00:15:28.344 --> 00:15:30.012
  • Has his kingdom ever comeand his will been done
  • 00:15:30.045 --> 00:15:32.715
  • on this earthas it is in heaven?
  • 00:15:32.748 --> 00:15:34.883
  • Not yet, but it's going to.
  • 00:15:34.917 --> 00:15:37.753
  • One day when Jesus returns,his kingdom will come
  • 00:15:37.786 --> 00:15:40.689
  • and his willwill be done on this earth,
  • 00:15:40.723 --> 00:15:43.092
  • even it is now beingdone in heaven.
  • 00:15:43.125 --> 00:15:45.794
  • When the disciples prayedthat the kingdom would come,
  • 00:15:45.828 --> 00:15:48.464
  • they were looking forward
  • 00:15:48.497 --> 00:15:49.798
  • to this very timewe're talking about this morning
  • 00:15:49.832 --> 00:15:52.001
  • called the Millennium,
  • 00:15:52.034 --> 00:15:54.269
  • so the Millennium is necessaryto reward the people of God
  • 00:15:54.303 --> 00:15:57.873
  • and to respondto the prophets' predictions
  • 00:15:57.906 --> 00:16:00.075
  • and to receive the answerto the disciples' prayer.
  • 00:16:00.109 --> 00:16:02.644
  • And, finally,the kingdom is necessary--
  • 00:16:02.678 --> 00:16:05.848
  • and I want youto listen carefully
  • 00:16:05.881 --> 00:16:07.182
  • because I don't want youto lose this.
  • 00:16:07.216 --> 00:16:09.018
  • It is necessary to re-emphasizeman's depravity
  • 00:16:09.051 --> 00:16:12.788
  • and the necessityof Christ's death.
  • 00:16:12.821 --> 00:16:14.757
  • Let me show you what I mean.
  • 00:16:14.790 --> 00:16:17.026
  • The Bible says that at the end
  • 00:16:17.059 --> 00:16:18.427
  • of this 1.000-yearperiod of time,
  • 00:16:18.460 --> 00:16:20.396
  • when Jesus is runningthe whole world--
  • 00:16:20.429 --> 00:16:23.399
  • and Satan, if you remember,he's bound for a thousand years.
  • 00:16:23.432 --> 00:16:26.035
  • Do you remember reading thatin Revelation 20?
  • 00:16:26.068 --> 00:16:27.836
  • Satan is boundfor a thousand years.
  • 00:16:27.870 --> 00:16:30.139
  • He's incapacitated,but if you read the text,
  • 00:16:30.172 --> 00:16:33.575
  • it says at the endof the Millennium
  • 00:16:33.609 --> 00:16:35.511
  • he's gonna be released,
  • 00:16:35.544 --> 00:16:37.112
  • and there will beone final rebellion.
  • 00:16:37.146 --> 00:16:38.947
  • You say, "Well, where is theungodliness gonna come from?"
  • 00:16:38.981 --> 00:16:41.216
  • Well, only godly peoplewill go into the Millennium,
  • 00:16:41.250 --> 00:16:43.652
  • but guess what,they're gonna have kids.
  • 00:16:43.685 --> 00:16:46.422
  • How many of you knowrighteousness is not inherited?
  • 00:16:46.455 --> 00:16:50.459
  • How many of you know Goddoesn't have any grandchildren?
  • 00:16:50.492 --> 00:16:53.195
  • He only has children,so the kids born
  • 00:16:53.228 --> 00:16:55.831
  • to the righteous peoplein the Millennium,
  • 00:16:55.864 --> 00:16:57.366
  • some of themwill become unrighteous.
  • 00:16:57.399 --> 00:16:59.701
  • And at the endof the millennial period,
  • 00:16:59.735 --> 00:17:01.637
  • in spite of allthat has happened
  • 00:17:01.670 --> 00:17:03.238
  • during the reignof Christ on this earth,
  • 00:17:03.272 --> 00:17:05.140
  • in spiteof all the righteousness
  • 00:17:05.174 --> 00:17:07.042
  • that has been legislated,
  • 00:17:07.076 --> 00:17:09.845
  • at the endof the millennial period
  • 00:17:09.878 --> 00:17:11.380
  • there will be a final rebellionagainst God.
  • 00:17:11.413 --> 00:17:15.184
  • What does that say?
  • 00:17:15.217 --> 00:17:16.919
  • It says that our problemis not our environment, amen?
  • 00:17:16.952 --> 00:17:21.957
  • Have you ever hear--anybody ever tell you
  • 00:17:21.990 --> 00:17:23.292
  • that the problem we havein our world is our environment?
  • 00:17:23.325 --> 00:17:25.160
  • If we could just educateeverybody
  • 00:17:25.194 --> 00:17:26.628
  • and get everybodystraightened out
  • 00:17:26.662 --> 00:17:27.963
  • and change the environment,everybody would be better?
  • 00:17:27.996 --> 00:17:30.365
  • Well, I wanna tell yousomething:
  • 00:17:30.399 --> 00:17:31.700
  • God put two peoplein a perfect garden,
  • 00:17:31.733 --> 00:17:33.669
  • and they rebelled.
  • 00:17:33.702 --> 00:17:35.904
  • And at the end of the world,he's gonna run our world
  • 00:17:35.938 --> 00:17:37.773
  • for a thousand yearsin peace and righteousness,
  • 00:17:37.806 --> 00:17:39.942
  • and at the end there'll bea rebellion there, why?
  • 00:17:39.975 --> 00:17:42.511
  • Because the heartof man is evil,
  • 00:17:42.544 --> 00:17:44.646
  • and it's not a problemof our environment,
  • 00:17:44.680 --> 00:17:46.582
  • it's a problem of our naturethat we inherited from Adam
  • 00:17:46.615 --> 00:17:49.885
  • when he sinnedagainst Almighty God.
  • 00:17:49.918 --> 00:17:52.387
  • All right, we've had
  • 00:17:52.421 --> 00:17:54.723
  • three perspectiveson the Millennium,
  • 00:17:54.756 --> 00:17:57.025
  • four purposes of the Millennium,and now we have to really move:
  • 00:17:57.059 --> 00:18:00.762
  • five profiles of the Millennium.
  • 00:18:00.796 --> 00:18:02.297
  • What's it gonna really be likeon this earth?
  • 00:18:02.331 --> 00:18:03.665
  • And all I can do hereis just tell you
  • 00:18:03.699 --> 00:18:05.167
  • what the Scripture says.
  • 00:18:05.200 --> 00:18:06.502
  • What will it be like?
  • 00:18:06.535 --> 00:18:07.836
  • Can you imaginein your greatest fantasy
  • 00:18:07.870 --> 00:18:10.472
  • what it would be likeon this earth
  • 00:18:10.506 --> 00:18:11.974
  • if all sin were removed,if all rebellion were removed,
  • 00:18:12.007 --> 00:18:15.544
  • if all unrighteousnesswere removed
  • 00:18:15.577 --> 00:18:17.513
  • from what you knowof the earth as it is today?
  • 00:18:17.546 --> 00:18:20.282
  • First of all, it will bea time of great peace,
  • 00:18:20.315 --> 00:18:22.818
  • a time of great peace.
  • 00:18:22.851 --> 00:18:24.353
  • That's the first profile.
  • 00:18:24.386 --> 00:18:26.255
  • Only then willthe angels' message be fulfilled
  • 00:18:26.288 --> 00:18:28.590
  • that he gaveto the shepherds
  • 00:18:28.624 --> 00:18:30.292
  • on that nightoutside of Bethlehem:
  • 00:18:30.325 --> 00:18:32.094
  • "Peace on earth,good will toward men."
  • 00:18:32.127 --> 00:18:35.764
  • I know everybody says,"Is that possible?"
  • 00:18:35.797 --> 00:18:38.267
  • Not here.Not now.
  • 00:18:38.300 --> 00:18:40.068
  • Not until Jesus comes
  • 00:18:40.102 --> 00:18:41.436
  • and sets up his ruleon this earth.
  • 00:18:41.470 --> 00:18:43.872
  • And then, it will bea time of prosperity.
  • 00:18:43.906 --> 00:18:45.741
  • Everybody's into prosperity,at least that's
  • 00:18:45.774 --> 00:18:47.376
  • what I've observedby watching television.
  • 00:18:47.409 --> 00:18:49.411
  • Everybody's into prosperity.
  • 00:18:49.444 --> 00:18:51.146
  • Well, this will bea time of prosperity
  • 00:18:51.180 --> 00:18:52.581
  • like you cannot imagine.
  • 00:18:52.614 --> 00:18:54.283
  • Once again,listen to the Word of God.
  • 00:18:54.316 --> 00:18:56.818
  • Ezekiel 34:26 and 27,"I will make them
  • 00:18:56.852 --> 00:19:00.589
  • and the placesall around my hill a blessing;
  • 00:19:00.622 --> 00:19:02.791
  • and I will cause showersto come down in their season;
  • 00:19:02.824 --> 00:19:05.527
  • and there shall beshowers of blessing.
  • 00:19:05.561 --> 00:19:07.563
  • Then the trees of the fieldwill yield their fruit,
  • 00:19:07.596 --> 00:19:09.965
  • and the earthshall yield her increase.
  • 00:19:09.998 --> 00:19:12.000
  • And they shall besafe in their land;
  • 00:19:12.034 --> 00:19:14.036
  • and they shall knowthat I am the Lord,
  • 00:19:14.069 --> 00:19:15.537
  • when I have broken the bandsof their yoke
  • 00:19:15.571 --> 00:19:17.339
  • and delivered them from the handof those who enslaved them."
  • 00:19:17.372 --> 00:19:19.975
  • The Millennium will bea time of peace,
  • 00:19:20.008 --> 00:19:21.677
  • a timeof unbelievable prosperity.
  • 00:19:21.710 --> 00:19:24.646
  • And then, it will bea time of purity.
  • 00:19:24.680 --> 00:19:27.115
  • Sin will be kept in check,
  • 00:19:27.149 --> 00:19:28.450
  • and disobediencewill be dealt with.
  • 00:19:28.483 --> 00:19:30.586
  • Christ's kingdomwill be a holy kingdom.
  • 00:19:30.619 --> 00:19:32.955
  • Isaiah 11:9,"They shall not hurt nor destroy
  • 00:19:32.988 --> 00:19:35.190
  • in all my holy mountain,
  • 00:19:35.224 --> 00:19:36.525
  • for the earth shall be fullof the knowledge of the Lord
  • 00:19:36.558 --> 00:19:38.360
  • as the waters cover the sea."
  • 00:19:38.393 --> 00:19:40.229
  • It will be a time of peace.
  • 00:19:40.262 --> 00:19:41.763
  • It will be a time of prosperity.
  • 00:19:41.797 --> 00:19:43.799
  • It will be a time of purity.
  • 00:19:43.832 --> 00:19:45.734
  • Now, here's one I like:
  • 00:19:45.767 --> 00:19:47.069
  • it's gonna be a timeof prolonged life, you know?
  • 00:19:47.102 --> 00:19:50.939
  • Prolonged life.
  • 00:19:50.973 --> 00:19:52.874
  • People are gonna live longer.
  • 00:19:52.908 --> 00:19:54.676
  • But in the Millennium,the period of time
  • 00:19:54.710 --> 00:19:57.412
  • that we're looking forwardto in our message today,
  • 00:19:57.446 --> 00:19:59.715
  • everything that happenedbefore the flood
  • 00:19:59.748 --> 00:20:02.017
  • in terms of the longevityof humanity will return.
  • 00:20:02.050 --> 00:20:05.821
  • Let me just give youone verse that's amazing.
  • 00:20:05.854 --> 00:20:08.624
  • Isaiah 65:20, "No more
  • 00:20:08.657 --> 00:20:11.393
  • shall an infant from therelive but a few days,
  • 00:20:11.426 --> 00:20:14.863
  • nor an old manwho has not fulfilled his days;
  • 00:20:14.896 --> 00:20:17.733
  • for the child shall dieone hundred years old."
  • 00:20:17.766 --> 00:20:21.403
  • Now just get that last phrase.
  • 00:20:21.436 --> 00:20:25.140
  • When you area hundred years old,
  • 00:20:25.173 --> 00:20:26.908
  • if you die, they will say,"He was a child."
  • 00:20:26.942 --> 00:20:31.046
  • All of you who are workingon a hundred right now,
  • 00:20:31.079 --> 00:20:33.248
  • doesn't that feel real good?
  • 00:20:33.282 --> 00:20:35.250
  • Someday I'm gonna be calleda child again,
  • 00:20:35.284 --> 00:20:38.587
  • and I'll be a hundred years old,
  • 00:20:38.620 --> 00:20:40.255
  • and people will live to be7, 800 years.
  • 00:20:40.289 --> 00:20:41.990
  • Some of them will live
  • 00:20:42.024 --> 00:20:43.325
  • a great portionof the millennial period
  • 00:20:43.358 --> 00:20:45.927
  • under the reign of Christ.
  • 00:20:45.961 --> 00:20:47.396
  • Prolonged life.
  • 00:20:47.429 --> 00:20:49.298
  • And, finally, it will bea time of personal joy.
  • 00:20:49.331 --> 00:20:52.701
  • The Millennium will bean exhilarating era
  • 00:20:52.734 --> 00:20:54.770
  • of happinessand contentment and joy.
  • 00:20:54.803 --> 00:20:57.372
  • It will be the answer
  • 00:20:57.406 --> 00:20:58.707
  • to many of the anguished prayersof the Jews
  • 00:20:58.740 --> 00:21:01.310
  • and many of the heart's hopesthat are represented here today.
  • 00:21:01.343 --> 00:21:04.846
  • Once again, justa multiplication of Scriptures.
  • 00:21:04.880 --> 00:21:07.382
  • Are you ready for this streamof Word of God
  • 00:21:07.416 --> 00:21:09.951
  • coming to youfrom the Old Testament?
  • 00:21:09.985 --> 00:21:11.520
  • Listen to this,Isaiah 9:3:
  • 00:21:11.553 --> 00:21:13.955
  • "You have multiplied the nationand increased its joy;
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  • they rejoice before youaccording to the joy of harvest,
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  • as men rejoicewhen they divide the spoil."
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  • Isaiah 12:3: "Therefore with joy
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  • you will draw waterfrom the wells of salvation."
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  • Isaiah 14:7: "The whole earthis at rest and quiet;
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  • they break forth into singing."
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  • A time of great joyand prosperity and purity,
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  • and a time of peaceand prolonged life,
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  • and King Jesuswill be reigning and ruling
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  • on the throne of David,
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  • which will bein the city of Jerusalem.
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  • And out of Jerusalem will flowthis wonderful reign of peace
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  • over all the worldas we know it today.
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  • Can you imagine?
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  • Whoa!
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  • Do you know what it saysin Philippians chapter 2?
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  • Look up on the screenwith me for just a moment.
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  • Philippians 2:10 and 11.
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  • This is what it says.
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  • Let's read it out loud together.
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  • "That at the name of Jesusevery knee should bow,
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  • of those in heaven,and those on earth,
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  • and of those under the earth,
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  • and that every tongueshould confess
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  • that Jesus is Lord,to the glory of God the Father."
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  • What does that say?
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  • It says one day in the kingdom
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  • and beforethe white-throne judgment,
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  • the Bible says,every single knee
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  • of every single personon this planet
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  • will bow their knee before Godand say for the final time
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  • and without any hopeof the future,
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  • "You are Lord, and you are King,and you are worthy.
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  • You're exactly who theysaid you were."
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  • But by that timeit'll be too late.
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  • When you get to that place
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  • in the prophetic schemeof things,
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  • it's beyond hope.
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  • You cannot become a Christian.
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  • Your opportunity is over.
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  • Now, here is the "pay me nowor pay me later" application.
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  • Jesus says one dayeveryone's gonna bow.
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  • You have no choice
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  • as to whether or not youwill bow before the Lord.
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  • You will either do it now,
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  • voluntarily in obedienceand in humble humility,
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  • or one day you will bowbefore him,
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  • and you will acknowledgethat he is King.
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  • How much better it would befor all of us
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  • were it be true for usthat we have said,
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  • "Lord God, I believewho you are.
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  • I believe your Son, Jesus,is the Savior of the world.
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  • I accept you as my Savior.
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  • I bow before you as my Lord.
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  • I receive you into my heart.
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  • I bow my knee to you,Lord Jesus."
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  • When you do it now,
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  • you will never have to be forcedto do it later,
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  • because it will be the mostnatural and normal thing
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  • that ever comes to your life,
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  • to love and worshipand adore him.
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  • male announcer: Dr. Jeremiahwill return in a moment
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  • to close today's programright after this.
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  • announcer: And nowwith one last word
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  • for today's program,here is Dr. Jeremiah.
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  • Dr. Jeremiah: Personally,I can't wait for the Millennium.
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  • Dr. Jeremiah:When little children die
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  • before they understandthe gospel,
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  • they go straight to heaven.
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  • And no matter what anybody says,
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  • the tenor of the Word of God,the character of God,
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  • the consequencesof believing all of that
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  • bring together this truth:that children who die
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  • before they can understandthe gospel go to heaven.
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  • announcer: Thank youfor being with us today.
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  • Join us next timefor Dr. Jeremiah's message,
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  • "What about the Children?"
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  • here on "Turning Point."
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  • ♪♪♪
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