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Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 1)


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Hello all!

As you know if you have read my past studies about the Millennium, that I see this doctrine as a false doctrine that has caused a great deal of confusion in rightly dividing the Word of God. I see this doctrine as the twin pillar of false doctrine, the other being the doctrine of a Pre-Tribulation Rapture. They both came from the same source and were introduced about the same time in the history of the Church. These are the two main pillars holding up the doctrine of dispensationism, which I have found through much study and by studying the research of others, to be a major stumbling block to finding out the Truth.

The following study is one of the best I have found on the subject of the Millennium and it offers 24 reasons why this doctrine is false. It is well written and biblically supported throughout. I have broken it down into 6 parts of 4 reasons, and will put on 4 reasons a post over the next several days. This will make it easier to read, and to comment on, if anyone chooses to do so. These false doctrines have been blinding believers for generations, and it is time, as time is short, to find out the whole picture as it is given in the Holy Word of God.

The first 4 reasons:

Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 1)

By Albert J. Kempin

Reason Number One

It Robs Jesus of His Throne and Crown

Teachers of the millennial doctrine say that when Jesus comes again He will be crowned as King of kings and Lord of lords. Such teachers withhold our Lord’s crown and deprive Him of His throne.

Jesus has a kingdom now. We list the following scriptures to prove this point: “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder…Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end” Isaiah 9:6-7. This reign is immediately associated with Christ’s birth—“a son is given.” Our Lord claimed a kingdom in His first advent to the world: “My kingdom is not of this world” (John 18:36). That kingdom was to spread over the whole world: “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come” (Matthew 24:14).

Millennial teachers would have the end come and then the establishment of the kingdom of Christ, but Jesus said the kingdom would be shared through the preaching of the gospel and then the end would come. Those who are redeemed by the precious blood of Christ are members of that kingdom: “The field is the world: the good seed are the children of the kingdom” (Matthew 13:38). In this very same world (which is the field wherein the kingdom of God operates) there is another kingdom whose members are called “the children of the wicked one.”

Jesus has a throne now. Because millennial teachers refuse to recognize the kingdom of God in the world today, they rob Jesus of His throne. The prophet Daniel foresaw the time when Jesus would be given His throne or power to reign: “There was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him” (Daniel 7:14). When did Christ receive this kingdom? The same prophet answers us: “I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him” (Daniel 7:13). Daniel saw Jesus ascending to God after having suffered, bled, and died, to begin His great mediatorial reign.

That this is true can be seen by coupling Hebrews 1:3 with the words of Daniel: “When he [Jesus] had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty, on high.” At that very time–the time of Christ’s ascension–the same New Testament writer said of Jesus, “Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a scepter of righteousness is the scepter of thy kingdom” (Hebrews 1:8). That throne is described as “the throne of grace” where we “may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need” (Hebrews 4:16).

Our Lord wears the crown of His sovereignty now. Jesus is not an uncrowned king. He wears His glorious crown now. “We see Jesus crowned with glory and honor” (Hebrews 2:9). The Revelator described Jesus as having on His vesture and on His thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS (Revelation 19:16).

Reason Number Two

The Millennium Is Centered in an Earthly Jerusalem

The teachers of the millennial doctrine point their followers to Jerusalem as the geographic location of the seat of Christ’s reign. However, our Lord Himself said, “Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! [that is, in Jerusalem, or any other earthly city] for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you” (Luke 17:21). Jesus told the woman of Samaria whom He met at Jacob’s well, “The hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain [Mount Gerizim], nor yet at Jerusalem [Mount Zion] worship the Father…But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him” (John 4:21-23).

Christians have a better rallying point than some famous city of earth. All such cities are vulnerable and subject to overthrow. There is “a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God” (Hebrews 11:10). That city is described as “Jerusalem which is above is free. . . the mother of us all (Galatians 4:26).

All the redeemed have found that eternal city which shall never be thrown down by wicked men. “Ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem” (Hebrews 12:22). In that city are found the holy angels, all the redeemed of all ages, Jesus our Lord and King, His matchless throne, and God our Father.

Reason Number Three

It Is Based upon an Earthly People

The doctrine of a thousand years’ reign with Christ on earth creates anew the problem of race superiority. Jesus came to tear down the middle wall of partition which kept mankind divided into hostile camps—the wall between Jews and Gentiles. It is God’s eternal purpose “that in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him” (Ephesians 1:10). The fullness of times is located for us by Paul in Galatians 4:4: “But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law.”

Since that time all national, racial, social, political and economic distinctions between people are lost when men and women accept the mercy of God which He offers through His only begotten Son, our Savior. “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:28).

A new kind of Israel has come into being since Jesus gave His life as a ransom for sin. The old Israel which was composed of those who were born as Jews physically has, since our Lord’s death on the cross, been removed from special privileges and lowered to the common level of all mankind. Paul says to all who would revive that racial distinction: “There is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him” (Romans 10:12).

A mere Jew as such has no standing before God any more than any other sinner, “for God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all” (Romans 11:32). We are told that “he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly…but he is a Jew, which is one inwardly’ (Romans 2:28-29). The new birth through faith in Jesus Christ makes a new creature who with others of like spiritual nature make up the New Testament Israel of God. (Please read Galatians 6:15-16.)

The kingdom of God, therefore, is based upon a spiritual people composed of both Jews and Gentiles who have been saved by the precious blood of Christ. That is the “chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people” (1 Peter 2:9) of whom Peter speaks. Such redeemed people are “lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices.”

Reason Number Four

The Millennial Doctrine Ignores the Spiritual Nature of the Kingdom of God.

Millenarians make the kingdom of God an earthly kingdom built not by the love of God, but by force. Such a base idea is invented by a wrenched use of some passages in the book of Revelation. For example, teachers of the millennium take such highly symbolic passages as Revelation 19:11-21 and interpret them literally to mean that the holy Christ, the spotless Lamb of God who never lifted up His voice in the streets or resorted to retaliation, and who laid down His life for His enemies, will at His second coming actually mount a white charger and, with sword in hand, lead His followers into one of the most bloody battles of all time.

Such persons say that Jesus will, if necessary, wade through a sea of blood so high that it will reach the bridle of His horse. Then, after this awful battle and after having annihilated His enemies, He will set up His kingdom. Such a conception of the establishment of the kingdom of God is certainly no honor to Christ who urged Peter to put up His sword. Jesus Himself said, “All they that take the sword, shall perish with the sword” (Matthew 26:52). If Christ’s kingdom was to have been established with the sword, then, according to our Lord’s own words, He pronounced the same doom upon His kingdom which has and will befall the kingdoms of earth.

But the kingdom of God was to be an everlasting kingdom which shall have no end. (See Luke 1:33). His kingdom was to be different from all other kingdoms. It was to be different, first, because a spiritual birth would make it a present reality to the believer. Jesus said, “Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). Anyone who experienced the new birth would see the kingdom of God.

Second, Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world” (John 18:36). That means that our Lord’s kingdom is not like earthly kingdoms; the test is that the servants of Christ do not fight with carnal weapons to protect their Ruler. That is how all earthly rulers are protected. “For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds; Casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:4-5).

Third, our Savior revealed the true nature of the kingdom of God by saying to inquisitive Pharisees who thought Christ’s kingdom would be an earthly, temporal kingdom, “The kingdom of God cometh not with observation…the kingdom of God is within you” (Luke 17:20-21). The principle set forth here is that the kingdom of God is set up in the hearts of men and women who have experienced the new birth or who have been saved.

Fourth, the kingdom of God is defined beautifully by Paul from the standpoint of experience: “The kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost” (Romans 14:17). There are three parts to the kingdom of God which every soul may experience: the righteousness of Christ, the peace which Christ imparts to all who forsake sin and accept Him as their Savior, and joy which floods the saved soul as the Holy Spirit bears witness that he is indeed the child of God.

Fifth, everything about that kingdom is spiritual. Jesus Christ is its spiritual head, spiritual people serve Him willingly, spiritual laws govern the citizens of that heavenly kingdom, and spiritual food sustains them. Spiritual worship is rendered, spiritual sacrifices are offered, spiritual battles are fought, and a spiritual city is the common rallying point of all the redeemed.


Reasons 5-8 in Part 2

Re: Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 1)

There are a couple of Bible quotes that I would like to add to this part of the study above. These verses pertain to the first reason given, that of denying Christ His Throne. The Coming of the King was foretold by the Prophet Zechariah, and it was perfectly fulfilled by Jesus in the Book of Matthew. It is just one of many, but this one in particular points to His being a King.

Zec 9:9

"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, THY KING COMETH UNTO THEE: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass."

Mat 21:5

Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, THY KING COMETH ONTO THEE, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

Please note that it states in both verses that Jesus is the King that cometh onto thee. Right there, right then, He came as their King. The fact that the Jews rejected Him as their King, has no baring, whatsoever, on the fact that Jesus came as their King, and He fulfilled His coming and would fulfill His purpose, and founded His Kingdom. Man failed in recognizing Him, but Jesus could not and would not fail at establishing His Kingdom.

This is major and this is important to the Truth of the Gospel of the Kingdom of God.


Patti C.

Re: Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 1)

Patti Wrote:


Link of article or video : http://www.churchofgod.net/booklets-church-of-god/why-the-millenial...

Hello All!

This article is continued from Part I of this study. In the first part we covered the first 4 reasons why the Millennial doctrine is not biblical, today we look into the next 4 reasons, reasons 5-8. I hope those who are reading this are finding how valid these reasons are, and how well they are supported biblically. I, too, used to believe in this false doctrine without even thinking about it. Yet, once I did find out the truth about this, I was so shocked to realize that I had missed something so important and so crucial to spreading the Gospel.


Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical

By Albert J. Kempin

Reason Number Five

It Opens the Door for the Wildest Kind of Speculation

Our generation has more than its share of prophets, but most of them are prophets of gloom. Such prophets of gloom have invented their antichrists, battle of Armageddon, tribulation, the mark of the beast, fanciful rapture, a number of future comings of Christ, at least five judgments, two physical resurrections, and the discovery of the lost tribes of Israel in England and the United States who, according to these prophets of gloom, make up the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh. Every event of national or international significance is seized hold of and capitalized by these prophets who fit such events into their scheme of prophecy. The sad part is that such wild speculation finds such a welcome in the hearts of a gullible public.

When the NRA was in vogue in the United States it was called the “mark of the beast” by many of these prophets. Others made the sickle and hammer of Russia the “mark of the beast”; still others said, and now say, that the swastika of Germany is that mark. The dictators of earth are feverishly used as the answer to the antichrist. I heard one man argue for almost an hour that Mussolini is the antichrist and after that lengthy effort he wound up his speech by saying, “Well, if Mussolini is not the antichrist, who is?” These prophets of gloom doubt their own message, but poor unsuspecting people who are ignorant of God’s Word accept such theories and believe them as though they were gospel truth.

This millennial doctrine has caused people to put on white garments, sell their household goods, give up their jobs, climb some high mountain, and there wait for the second coming of Christ, only to be bitterly disappointed. Even though the Lord Jesus said plainly that no one knows the day nor the hour of His coming, yet such prophets of gloom have fixed and continue to fix, dates for the end of the world and Christ’s second coming.

Zealots rush around repeating in parrot-like form, “He’s coming soon; he’s coming soon,” and after a while they die and still the Lord has not come. Some lose their faith entirely and backslide, becoming bitter in their hearts toward God because He did not allow things to happen according to their homespun ideas about the kingdom of God. Peter warned everybody that “the Lord is not slack concerning his promises, as some men count slackness…But the day of the Lord will come” (2 Peter 3:9-10).

The millennial doctrine has given rise to groups who say that Christ will setup His kingdom in Salt Lake City, Zion City, Illinois, in London, etc. No one needs to speculate, the New Testament is plain. Jesus came to tell us to “repent for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Matthew 4:17). The Lord Jesus is not looking for any earthly city in which to set up His kingdom. He is looking for precious hearts which are hungering and thirsting after God. In such He would establish His glorious reign (See Luke 17:20-21).

Every child of God may have a share in spreading the kingdom of God by praying, “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.”

Reason Number Six

It Perpetuates the Old Covenant Which Was Abrogated

Teachers of the thousand-year reign theory refer to the Jews as “the covenant people of God.” One would suppose that they are still bound to the Lord by the covenant which was given to them at Sinai. Such teachers fail to see that the Hebrews broke that covenant. Since they broke it, the conditions stipulated within that covenant were rendered void. It was for this reason that God Himself removed this contract between Himself and the people of Israel according to the flesh. Let us consider some Bible proof on this point: “Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross” (Colossians 2:14). (Please see also Hebrews 10:7-10).

The Old Testament covenant was called the “first covenant,” “old,” “the first testament” which was dedicated with the blood of bulls and goats, “the ministration of condemnation,” “the ministration of death, written and engraved in stones,” “that which is done away,” and “that which is abolished.” [That which was shadowed forth in the old covenant was fulfilled in Christ.]

The Christian lives under the new covenant–one dedicated with the precious blood of Christ. This is the New Testament which brings to the believer the glorious blessing of eternal salvation.

Therefore, the only covenant people whom God recognizes today are those who are saved through faith in Jesus Christ.

Reason Number Seven

The Millennial Doctrine Holds Out False Hopes to Both Jews and Gentiles

In this day when the hopes of people are being dashed to pieces, it is a tragedy to deal with fainting hearts with anything but the truth. Everyone is aware of how the Jews have been made to suffer on the European continent. This same prejudice is reaching the shores of America. Millennial teachers are doing the Jews the greatest kind of injustice by raising their hopes through their teaching that they shall once more be the center of a universal empire–that when Christ comes again they will be the nation upon which Jesus will build His millennial kingdom. The poor Jews have suffered enough–why hold out such a bubble to them? It will only burst before their very eyes to plunge them into deeper misery.

Jesus came to destroy this race consciousness, this class rule. Jesus came to build a universal brotherhood. The Jews may find their place in this New Testament commonwealth by doing what all Christians have done: humbly confessing that Jesus Christ is the Son of God to the glory of the Father. There is salvation in no other name. They may reign with Christ right now over sin, the flesh and the devil. This is their only hope–let Christians declare it to them in meekness and with love.

This fanciful doctrine also tends to hold out false hopes to the Gentiles. Some millennial camps have “a second chance” attached to the supposed coming reign on earth. Such teachers say that if you are not saved in this life you will have another chance when Jesus comes. That is most destructive and misleading. Some mothers are consoling themselves with the thought that if their children are not saved now they will be during the tribulation, and even during the millennium. The New Testament emphatically declares that now is the accepted time, today is the day of salvation. There is no hope for either Jew or Gentile after death. “As a tree falleth, so shall it lie.” Dear reader, do not put off your salvation. Be saved today.

Reason Number Eight

It Discourages Present Victory in Salvation Work

This false doctrine is based upon the worst kind of pessimism. It discourages revival work by saying that it is impossible to have real Holy Ghost revivals because we are drawing toward the close of this age. Missionaries and evangelists are sent out to tell the people that a Savior has come and in this manner they hope to hasten the end and usher in the second coming of Christ. This doctrine rests upon the assumption that the world is getting worse and worse and that righteousness is getting weaker and weaker–that when Jesus does come He will find very few who are saved.

Such leaders fail to understand the import of our Lord’s teaching when He gave the parable of the wheat and the tares. It is true that tares will grow and keep on multiplying, but we must also remember that the wheat is growing all the time, too. In other words, as righteousness spreads, wickedness is also spreading, and vice versa. If Christ is rejected in one community, He is being accepted elsewhere. When one door closes, another opens where the gospel may be preached.

When Jesus comes, the church, will have made herself ready. This process of getting the church ready for Christ’s coming is going on all the time. While the world will be astonished at His coming, the church will rejoice.

These futurists pass over the church lightly as being of little importance and focus their attention on the coming millennial age. Such say that the church is an incident in the scheme of redemption and that the prophets looked over this parenthetical incident to the millennium. Charts by millennial teachers nearly always show the church in a valley and the millennial age on a high elevation.

But the reader must remember that the church is of such importance in the divine scheme of redemption that the prophets foretold its glory and that Jesus shed His blood to make it possible. John the Revelator describes the fortunes of the church of God in the book of Revelation and shows that at Christ’s coming it will come forth triumphant over all its foes. Through all eternity the church will be the marvel of all heaven. The saints of all ages will sing the song of deliverance through Jesus Christ.

If the church is failing in some places, it is due to the fact that some preachers and teachers are dealing with such theories and not with the gospel of salvation from sin. When Christ is made central, the church marches on to victory. Man-made doctrines and prophetic speculation obscure the church and hinder its success. Let the churches begin to preach Jesus Christ and Him crucified and see how quickly the fires of evangelism will be rekindled. The church can be a success in the midst of a sinful world. It is the only agency designed for the salvation of the world. Jesus said, “The gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” These words send a ray of hope through the gloom created by millennialism.


Reasons 9-13 next time

Thanks for reading. I would love to hear any comments on this subject, as it would be good to hear how others are viewing this doctrine, and how it has impacted their beliefs.


Patti C.

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Hi Patti,
This is an interesting view. I look forward to searching and praying about it. Thanks for your hard work and diligence in your studies of the esoteric things of the Lord.
Charles Holler Sr

Re: Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 1)

Dear Charles,

Thank you so much for your kind words of encouragement in regards to this very difficult topic. The idea of a future millennium has become so ingrained in the modern Church that it is one that seems impossible to uproot. Yet, it is as important, if not more so, as uprooting the false doctrine of a pre-trib rapture. What is most interesting is how three false doctrines were introduced to the Church at about the same time in history, and all three sprang from the same root. These doctrines are dispensationalism, millenniumism and pre-tribulation rapture. You cannot have one without the other sort of thing. If one is uprooted, then we must take a hard look at the other two. That is why I refer to them as pillars. The whole concept of Dispensationism is held up by the two pillars of millenniumism and pre-trib rapture and visa versa.

In fact I see Christ as the TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, and religion as the BIG LIE. The truth is New Jerusalem, and the lie is Babylon.

These are perhaps the major doctrines of the modern day Church, so trying to knock them down is not something that is taken lightly. I was so guilty of just accepting these doctrines as truth, that I actually fought people who were trying to tell me different, and totally rejected what they had to say, until I started looking into it on my own. So, it is very difficult for me to be presenting this as the truth when I had kicked against the goads for so long. Yet, I have no choice, the Lord wants me to do this, and I feel good in that regard as He totally helps me in my search and study, as well as writing.

Another difficult aspect is trying to knock all these pillars down at the same time. As I said, one leads to another and when one is removed we can see the falsehood of the other, and that too must be exposed. In my heart I believe that we are coming full circle in these end days. We are returning to the original Gospel of the Kingdom of God that the disciples understood and taught. We are being lead by the Holy Spirit to reject the doctrines of demons and the traditions of men. To me this is a good thing, although it is and will be an uphill battle. It does not matter so much that anyone believes what I am putting forth, although that would be great, it matters more that I get this information out there so that it can be considered and accepted or rejected. I just want to do the job that He has provided for me, and repent of the fact that I once believed all of this false doctrine.

Thanks again Charles for being an encouragement on the path the Lord has me on...He truly is Coming Soon!!

Patti C.

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Hi Pattie,

I had just finished typing up a letter to you, then hit some button and whammo, off it went into the wild blue yonder so I will have to start again but it won't be as long, for sure.

I had never heard of that concept of no Millennial reign of Christ but when you think about it, it does not make sense, does it? Why would Yeshua allow Satan to be loosed again after that 1,000 years to do it all over again. Hasn't he been allowed enough time?

And if it is, as we have been taught, so that the following generation that lived through Tribulation, are allowed to make their choice of being for Christ or against Him, that also makes no sense. How about the following generation and the next generation? When does it end?

But I do have a question for now until I get a chance to read all of the materials, how does a person explain that a millennial reign of Jesus Christ, ever get put into the Bible; let alone a King James Version. What is going on here? I expect it goes back to Rome. You know the old saying, "All roads lead to Rome".

Thanks for a reply and I'll add an Amen To Charles Holler's comment.


Re: Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 1)

Hi Gerlinda!

I sure know how it feels to spend time on writing something and hit the wrong button and it all goes away...not fun!!

I did answer your question in another post about this subject...I think it was on the study about the Millennium Now or Never.

I will try and find it and bump it up so you can read it. Also, I just posted Part 3 of this study and maybe you will find that it will answer what you are asking.

As I stated before I do not think that the KJV of the Bible teaches a future Millennium at all...it is men who do this by not rightly dividing the Holy Word of God.

Thanks for reading my postings and I pray they are helping to clarify some confusing issues.

Bless you!
Patti C.

Re: Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 1)


Link of article or video : http://www.churchofgod.net/booklets-church-of-god/why-the-millenial...

Hello all,

In continuing with the 24 reasons, today we will look at reasons 9,10,12 and 13. I am leaving out reason 11 and will deal with it alone at another time. I need to research it and really look into the historical perspectives of it. Therefore, I will give myself time to do that before adding it at the end of this study. Just wanted to alert the reader that we skip from reason 10 to 12. This is and will be the only editing I have done to this study, and it will be addressed at a later time. Thanks!!

Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 3)

By Albert J. Kempin

Reason Number Nine

Millennialism Turns the Stream of Spiritual Development Backwards

The order of development according to the divine scheme is from the natural to the spiritual, from the earthly to the heavenly, from types and shadows to the substance. However, millennial teachers would reverse the biblical order.

They turn from the heavenly Jerusalem to earthly Jerusalem. As stated before, the whole millennial theory centers in a restoration of Jerusalem as the center of a Christocracy. Their argument rests upon a misconception of Isaiah 11:11, which reads: “And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.”

The common interpretation of this verse by millennialists is that this second effort on the part of the Lord to recover His people will take place at the second coming of Christ. However, two things must be borne in mind.

First, remember that Isaiah 11 is a glowing description of the gospel dispensation made possible by the coming of the One who is described prophetically as “a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a branch.” The Spirit of the Lord was to rest upon him and he would “judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.” A great transformation was to be wrought in the lives of people who are symbolized by a wolf, a lamb, leopard, kid, cow, bear, lion and ox.

Through the righteousness of Christ, the fierce, the merciless, the vain, the devourer would be so changed that only love would prompt their actions and love would help otherwise incompatible people to dwell together in holy, tranquil concord.

This does not apply to some future age in which the animals themselves shall have their natures changed; it applies only to beast-like people who through salvation are made new creatures in Christ Jesus. The animals as such will always be just what God made them to be. Man is the creature for which Christ died.

The second thing to remember about Isaiah 11:11 is that the burden of the prophet in particular concerned the welfare and salvation of the Gentiles. This can be seen from the fact that the prophetic declaration takes in even the isles of the sea–not only the mainland. The Gentiles were the other portion of the human family which was to be a recipient of God’s mercy through Jesus Christ. They are described as “the remnant of his people.” That this was so can be proved by reading Acts 15:17 in which James says “that the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles.”

Those who accept the proffered salvation become, with the saved Jews, a people taken out of the world for His name. In behalf of the Gentile world, God “set” his mighty hand (Isaiah 11:11) in two mighty deliverances–the first when he commanded Noah to build the ark (which was a type of the second deliverance through Him who today is the ark of our salvation), the second when Jesus went to the cross to become sin for us. It was then that the whole world was included in God’s salvation.

If someone would like to apply this passage in Isaiah to the Jews, then a better interpretation can be found for it than the millennial interpretation. Instead of making that second deliverance still future, we can show that this deliverance has been taking place since the birth of Jesus. The first deliverance of the Jews took place when God with a strong hand led the children of Israel out of Egyptian bondage. The second deliverance of the Hebrews was included in the sacrifice of Christ. Zacharias, the father of John the Baptist, pointed to it when he said, “That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life” (Luke 1:74-75).

Millennial teachers turn from the spiritual temple back to the earthly, literal temple at Jerusalem. The actual restoration of the temple in Jerusalem at some future time is included in the program of the millennial teachers. Such say that when this happens all the people will turn again to Jerusalem as in ancient days.
But the world has come up through the kindergarten state of types and shadows. God’s will is that the Christian go from glory to glory. Since Jesus came into the world, the old temple built out of wood and stone has given way to a universal temple built out of redeemed men and women. Peter said, “Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house” (1 Peter 2:5). The writer to the Hebrews describes the New Testament temple as “the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man” (Hebrews 8:2). This temple is “built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone” (Ephesians 2:20).

James revealed this spiritual progression which goes from the temporal to the spiritual by summing up the council at Jerusalem as follows: “After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up” (Acts 15:16). This was all based upon the fact that the Gentiles were accepting Christ. God was building the eternal temple against which the gates of hell would not prevail. That temple would never be supplanted by another. To go back to a literal temple in an earthly city would be like turning the clock of time backward to the pre-Christian era.

Millennial teachers turn from spiritual sacrifices back to animal sacrifices. With the supposed re-establishment of the Palestinian Jerusalem and the restoration of the Jewish temple, we are told that the ancient sacrifices of animals will be resumed. Such teachers turn deliberately from the blood of Christ, which alone can cleanse from sin, and point us back to the blood of bulls and goats for the remission of sins. That is going backwards! That is truth in reverse! Is it not terrible to what extremities the world is driven to uphold its theories?

The Christian is no longer to come before God with the blood of some animal or bird; he is “to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 2:5). The Christian is urged to “offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to his name. But to do good, and to communicate, forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased” (Hebrews 13:15-16). And, God will not be pleased with any other kind of sacrifices.

Millennial teachers would reinstate the Aaronic priesthood. This naturally follows in the wake of their carnal teaching. If the city of Jerusalem with its temple is to be restored, then we must create a priesthood to perpetuate the duties of that temple. This is what these men and women do; they turn away from Jesus Christ as the High Priest and from the New Testament priesthood and go back to the Old Testament regime with its vested priests and carnal ordinances.

Jesus is our High Priest who abides forever. He will always be the Lamb of God, slain from before the foundation of the world. Like Melchizedek, he is a priest forever. Our Lord’s priesthood is unchangeable. Every believer in Christ is made a priest in this dispensation so that he may freely enter the presence of God to offer up his sacrifices. “Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood” (1 Peter 2:9). Daniel said that this kingdom of priests would never be supplanted by another people: “The kingdom shall not be left to other people” (Daniel 2:44). To this agree the words of the Revelator. “Unto him that loved us…and hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen” (Revelation 1:6).

Reason Number Ten

The Millennial Theory Mutilates the Word of God

Most of us have either read about or have heard some teacher who parcels out the sayings of our Lord according to his theory. For example, some millennial teachers put off the fulfillment of certain portions of the Sermon on the Mount until the millennium begins; this passage is for the “church age” and that passage is for the “kingdom age,” etc. Prophecies which, like Isaiah 11, 35, 60, 65; Ezekiel 37-40; Daniel 2, 7, 9, portray the first advent of our Lord are used to describe the second coming of Jesus.

Victory over sin and the devil is put off until the millennium and a defeatist attitude is adopted for the present. However, a careful reading of both the Old and New Testaments will show that Jesus was to usher in glorious rest and peace through the gospel. These blessings are set forth as obtainable right now.

Reason Number Twelve

It Invents a Fanciful Rapture

According to this supposed secret coming of Christ to snatch away His bride (the church), the world will be unaware of the fact that Christ has come. Teachers of the millennium give free play to their imagination when they speak of this fanciful rapture. They wax eloquent in describing how saved loved ones will suddenly be snatched away to leave business, school, social and family life paralyzed. This is all due to a misconception of Matthew 24:40-42. This passage teaches one thing, if it teaches anything—namely, that when Jesus comes there will be a final separation between the saved and the unsaved. It does not teach a secret rapture.

It is true that the world of sinners will be taken by surprise because they are in darkness. Our Lord’s coming will overtake such persons as a thief in the night. Christ will come when they least expect Him. But, Paul says the Christian will not be surprised like that: “Ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief” (1 Thessalonians 5:4). The Christian is looking for the Lord and will be ready to welcome Christ when He does come.

Paul points out the fact that at one and the same time Jesus will come “in flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.” At the same time Jesus “shall come to be glorified in his saints” (2 Thessalonians 1:7-10). Let the reader notice every word of that passage.

At one and the same time our Lord will punish with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord those who know not God and have not obeyed the gospel, and he will be also glorified in his saints. That is why John said, “Behold he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him” (Revelation 1:7).

Our dear brethren who teach a secret rapture wrest 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17 to suit their position. They seek to relate this passage with Matthew 24:40-42 and say the saints will be snatched away from this earth for about seven years, while a supposed tribulation period scourges the world. Then, after that excursion into the clouds, the saints, with the Lord, will return to the earth, which supposedly has been cleansed by the tribulation fires, to reign for one thousand years.

A careful reading of the passage in Thessalonians will reveal that Paul was writing to Christians who were troubled about the future welfare of the church. The apostle is not addressing himself to the unsaved, wicked people. He says to Christians, that when the Lord returns in His second advent there will be saints living on the earth ready to meet their Lord. These living saints shall be “changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump.” Those who are alive at Christ’s second coming will not enter into the presence of the Lord before the saints who have died are raised. So, “the dead in Christ will rise first, and then we the living, who survive, will be caught up along with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air”. The King James Version adds, “And so shall we ever be with the Lord.”

Only in that sense can the word “rapture” be used. That meeting with Christ and with our loved ones will indeed be a rapturous experience.

Reason Number Thirteen

The Millennial Doctrine Breaks the Continuity of Daniel’s Seventy Weeks

This time prophecy is found in Daniel 9:24-27. Every impartial scholar construes and interprets these weeks as seventy consecutive weeks. Millennial teachers, however, in order to make room for the rapture and the supposed coming tribulation, say that the first sixty-nine weeks are consecutive, but the seventieth is detached from the sixty-ninth and held off until the millennium is set up. In other words, such teachers admit that this time prophecy takes us up to Christ’s first advent with the sixty- nine weeks, and then “the church age” intervenes, covering something like two thousand years. After that the seventieth week meets its fulfillment.

This is like telling a man who sets out on a journey of seventy miles that he will find the first sixty-nine miles consecutive miles, but after the sixty-ninth mile he will find a sign telling him that the seventieth, or last mile, is two thousand miles away. Such interpretation is ridiculous. Those seventy weeks are to be interpreted as seventy consecutive weeks which take us from the command to rebuild Jerusalem to the destruction of the Jewish State.


I know these are some major issues that were covered here, and it is astounding to me how deep false teaching has gone into the Holy Word of God, and for how long!! Jesus's first warning about the latter times, meaning after the Cross, was not to be deceived by false teachers and not to look for Him anywhere outside of ourselves. Our all knowing Savior showing us that He knows what is happening to His people, in this world, at this time. We must worry about this much more than worrying about what is happening in the world, as this world will pass away. We must worry about our eternal salvation, and making sure that we are His, and standing in His Kingdom, when He comes.


Patti C.
Reasons 14-17 next time

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Hello all,

Part 4 of this study includes four more valid reasons why the millennial doctrine is not Biblical. Reason number 17 gets into an area that I feel needs to be given more supportive studies, as it is a very crucial factor in rightly dividing the Holy Word, and for understanding the total picture of the Lord's Kingdom and Redemptive Plan for all mankind. Therefore, I am also posting a study about the FIRST RESURRECTION,( PLEASE CLICK ON LINK FOR FIRST RESURRECTION: http://pub39.bravenet.com/forum/static/show.php?usernum=3330765498&frmid=8549&msgid=921006&cmd=show ) that I hope you will read in conjunction with this. It should help one further understand the concepts addressed here.


Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical (Part 4)

By Albert J. Kempin

Reason Number Fourteen

It Contradicts Paul’s Verdict that “Flesh and Blood Cannot Inherit the Kingdom of God” ( 1 Corinthians 15:50 )

Premillennial teachers associate the establishment of the kingdom of God with the second coming of Christ. Paul shows clearly in this chapter that when Jesus comes those who have died will be resurrected, and those who are alive when Jesus comes will be changed from mortality to immortality. Millennial teachers ignore this fact and say that after Jesus has come and established His earthly kingdom, life will go on much the same as it goes on now. This is due to a literal interpretation of Old Testament prophecies and the putting off of their fulfillment to the second coming of Christ. Such teachers say that in the millennium people will be married, rear children and die. They will ride trolley cars, sit under fig trees, raise vineyards, and carry on missionary work. That is a carnal conception of the kingdom of God.

The kingdom of God is primarily a reign of righteousness in which redeemed, spiritual people who are in the world and yet not of it reign in this life by one Christ Jesus. See Romans 14:17 and 5:17.

Reason Number Fifteen

The Millennial Doctrine Ignores the Kingdom of God as a Present Reality

Men and women, very often sincere, cannot see the fact that Jesus is King of kings now, or that there is such a thing as the kingdom of God. They say that Jesus was a prophet, is priest now, and is our coming king. Such leaders fail to notice that Zechariah said, “He shall build the temple of the Lord; and shall sit and rule upon his throne; and he shall be a priest upon his throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between them both” (Zechariah 6:13 ). Two New Testament passages answer this prophecy: Acts 15:15-17, which associates the inclusion of the Gentiles with the building of the New Testament temple or church, and the picture of Christ seated at the right hand of God the Father making intercession for his saints (Hebrews 7:25 ). As we have pointed out before, that throne upon which Christ is seated is the throne of grace (4:16).

The fact that the kingdom of God is a present reality is summed up beautifully by Paul when he says: “Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son” (Colossians 1:13 ). This is too plain to need any comment. Every person who is born again sees that kingdom (John 3:3 ).

When Jesus comes again He will be the judge of all mankind and His redemptive reign will be ended: “He hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead” (Acts 17:31). “He must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death” (1 Corinthians 15:25-26 ). Paul states that death is destroyed “at his coming” at the resurrection, at “the end.” Hence, if we are to reign with Christ we ought to do it now. When He comes again the redeemed will enter the realm of endless praise and adoration.

Reason Number Sixteen

The Millennial Doctrine with Its Many Comings and Many Judgments Renders Ineffective the Actual Second Coming and the Judgment Day

The minds of men have been beclouded and confused by the strange twists which millennial teachers give to God’s holy Word. The plain teaching of Jesus concerning His second coming is, “I will come again” (John 14:3 ). The writer to the Hebrews said, “So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation” (Hebrews 9:28 ).

Millennial teachers disregard these plain teachings on one future coming and have Jesus coming secretly in a supposed rapture, then coming with His saints, and after the millennium coming for the last or white throne judgment. That does not sound like one future coming; it sounds like many comings.

We might note that Jesus comes with His saints for His saints, because all who have died in the faith are said to be with the Lord. Since the church or the family of God is composed of all true believers both in heaven and on earth, it is easy to see how Jesus can come with His saints (those who have died before His second coming) for His saints (those who are alive when Jesus does come again). No, these saints with whom Jesus is seen coming are not “the tribulation saints.”

The New Testament points to only one great judgment which is still future—a judgment in which both the righteous and the unrighteous are brought before the great tribunal of God. The fancied introduction of judgments for sin, for nations, for saints, and for sinners is not only unscriptural, but confusing. Such interpretation takes the spotlight of conscience and of truth from that one great event toward which all creation is moving. Paul assures us that “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad” (2 Corinthians 5:10 ).

Our Lord Himself assured us that “all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life: and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of ****ation” (John 5:28-29 ). We should so live that we will be found dressed in God’s righteousness when we stand before His throne.

Reason Number Seventeen

Millennial Teachers Invent Another Physical Resurrection

According to such teachers there are two physical resurrections yet future. One resurrection will be for the righteous just before the millennium, and the second resurrection, for the wicked, will be after the millennium. The New Testament is very plain on this matter. Let the reader read John 5:22-29 and 2 Corinthians 5:10 to see that only one general resurrection is still future.

Advocates of such doctrine fail to see that the first resurrection is spiritual and the second one is literal. This is where all the confusion originates. All will admit that sin causes a spiritual death: “The soul that sinneth it shall die.” “She that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.” Only a spiritual resurrection can recover such persons from that spiritual death. That is exactly what the New Testament teaches. Let us see if it does. “This my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found” (Luke 15:24 ).

John describes the spiritual resurrection which takes place now as a result of believing on Jesus as Savior: “Verily, verily the hour is coming and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God; and they that hear shall live” (John 5:25). Note that Jesus speaks of both the spiritual and physical resurrections in this fifth chapter of John.

Paul taught that those who were redeemed by faith in Christ were already partakers of that first resurrection: “If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God” (Colossians 3:1). Other scriptures could be cited to prove this point but lack of space will not permit doing so. The reader can trace this teaching through the New Testament himself, having been given this start.


As explained above, I have posted another study about the issue in reason 17, it is called FIRST RESURRECTION, and it gets deeply into this subject and how it relates to the millennium. Reasons 18-21 next time.


Patti C.

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Reasons 18-21

Hello all,

Here are the continuing reasons why a future Millennium is not Biblical. I hope you are finding that these reasons are valid and are biblically supported. I have had little feedback as to whether or not these studies are having an impact. If no response is indicating that most are seeing the falsehood of this doctrine, then I am happy with the silence.

But, if anyone is having a problem seeing this, I hope you will speak up and ask questions, or support the view you do take on this. I know so much is happening, in the world at present, that is extremely intense, and focusing of this issue is not a high priority. Yet, as one falsehood exposed leads to seeing how others are also false, I hope this study is aiding in revealing some of the lies that have crept into the Body of believers, and we take back our power as His People and realize we are in His Kingdom and can do mighty works in His name, right up to the moment He Comes, again.


Why the Millennial Doctrine Is Not Biblical

By Albert J. Kempin

Reason Number Eighteen

The Millennium is Based Upon an Erroneous Interpretation of the Twentieth Chapter of Revelation

The passage in question is found in Revelation 20:1-10. The language of this section, and in fact the whole book of Revelation, is highly figurative and symbolic and so it must be interpreted in harmony with the plain teaching of the Bible. A symbolical or allegorical passage must not determine the sense of the clear and literal passage, but rather, a clear and literal passage will help us to determine the sense of an enigmatical passage.

First of all we find the dragon bound with a chain and cast into the abyss. The reader will please turn to Revelation 12:7-9 and there see that the same dragon is there introduced. It was the dragon who was being bound and not the devil himself. The word “devil” is an epithet of the dragon, as is also “serpent” and “Satan.”

This dragon was as cunning as a serpent, as cruel in its opposition as Satan, and as relentless in accusing the saints as is the devil. This dragon-power represented pagan Rome which persecuted the woman, or the church of God. The overthrow of paganism in the Roman Empire by the mighty power of Christianity was the struggle which the Revelator described in chapter twenty. The result of this struggle was the limitation of the power of idolatry and paganism in the Roman Empire. The chain which bound the dragon was the preaching of the gospel; nothing else can defeat the powers of wickedness.

During the thousand years (which are a symbolic expression for a long period) the departed martyrs who “were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshiped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands,” lived and reigned with Christ. This presents forcibly the fact that human personality survives the death of the body. The body may be killed, but the spirit of man lives on eternally. While the Christian life may be wiped out on earth, it goes on in eternity. This is one of the strongest arguments in the Bible for personal immortality. Men may kill the body but they cannot kill the soul. Even though the kingdom of God seems to be defeated on earth, yet its hosts are shouting victory on the other side of this vale of tears.

One must remember that the kingdom of God includes all the redeemed both in heaven and on earth. It is this heavenly phase of the kingdom which John portrays symbolically. A careful reading of this passage will show that the only ones eligible for this reign with Christ in this instance were those who were beheaded; no others were included. This had great meaning to the infant church when pagan Rome sought to wipe it out. It gave the Christians of the first century courage to die for the name of Jesus. They had the assurance that while their bodies slumbered in the dust their souls would reign with Christ. This is in accord with what Paul said: “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.” To the repentant man on the cross, Jesus said, “This day shalt thou be with me in paradise.”

Note that there are two kinds of “dead” and two kinds of “life.” The Revelator shows that the gospel has power to effect a resurrection in the person who is “dead in trespasses and sins.” When the gospel is adulterated or “another gospel” is substituted for it, it loses its life-giving power and deals out death rather than life. “The letter killeth but the Spirit giveth life.”

So there are those who, while alive physically, are dead spiritually, and there are those who are alive physically and spiritually also. A person may die a spiritual death which severs him from all that is good and holy in this life, and then he will some day die physically to face the Judge of the universe who will consign all who have died without Christ to what John calls “the second death,” or eternal banishment from the presence of God. However, all who hear the call of Christ to repentance and are truly converted from the error of their ways, receive life eternal now and reign in life, for “he that hath the Son hath life.” Jesus said that the believer who “believeth on him that sent me, bath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation, but is passed from death unto life” (John 5:24).

This life in Christ is called symbolically “the first resurrection” because of its priority, importance and superiority over the resurrection of the body. All of the martyrs had part in that first resurrection because they had been saved from all sin by faith in Jesus Christ.

This first or spiritual resurrection made possible through the preaching of the gospel of Christ was to have two parts to it: the martyrs and their period, and those who saw the Reformation being ushered in, including all who accept Christ until the end of time. In between the period of the martyrs and the Reformation, historians bear witness to the “Dark Ages” when the gospel was supplanted by an authoritarian church which made tradition equal to revelation.

During this long night of spiritual darkness, salvation by faith in Jesus Christ was practically an unknown thing save by a few men and women who dared to stand out against the church of Rome. In this long period of spiritual night and death when the wheels of spiritual progress were stalled, salvation was offered by the church of Rome on the basis of “works” rather than faith in Christ.

At the time of the Sixteenth Century Reformation people began to live again because men and women could find salvation just as Luther found it. Those who are saved by faith in Jesus Christ are assured that the second death will have no power over them. Instead of being banished eternally from the presence of Christ, the redeemed of all time will hear words of welcome from the Savior and will then be ushered into the presence of God where through all eternity they shall praise Him who loved them and gave Himself for them.

Reason Number Nineteen
It Limits the Duration of the Kingdom of God to a Literal Thousand Years

The writers of both the Old and New Testaments agree that the kingdom of God is not so limited. Isaiah said, “Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end” (Isaiah 9:7). Daniel said, “The kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever” (Daniel 2:44). “His dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed” (7:14). “He shall reign over the house of Jacob forever: and of his kingdom there shall be no end” (Luke 1:33). “The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever” (Revelation 11:15).

Reason Number Twenty

It Points Christians to This Earth as Their Future Home

Our Lord always pointed His followers away from this earth to that heavenly realm to which He ascended. He promised to return to take His redeemed to the place He has gone to prepare for us. If this would not have been so Jesus would have informed us. All the writers of the New Testament point to heaven as the eternal abode of the righteous. This is the place wherein dwelleth righteousness. This is the “new heavens and the new earth.”

The hope of millennialists for a reign on earth after Christ comes is dealt a death-blow by the writers of the New Testament who declare by inspiration: “But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.”

Reason Number Twenty-One

It Accomplishes No More Than Can Now be Accomplished Through Jesus Christ

Every heart may now enjoy righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Ghost. No one need wait for a better day because “now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation” (2 Corinthians 6:2). The presence of Christ can be made real through the Holy Spirit. Peace which passeth all understanding may be the heritage of every ransomed soul. The heart full of sin and like a desert may blossom like a rose. Let no one be deceived into believing that a better day than the gospel day will ever dawn upon the earth. When that day is ended there will be no more time, but eternity will roll on endlessly.


Time is so very short. Jesus told us several times in the Book of Revelation that He Comes Quickly...meaning it will all happen in a short span of time, and many things at once. Is that not what we are seeing happen in this world today??

Let us take back the power of the Gospel that so much false doctrine has stolen from us as His people and His followers. We are supernaturally protected and He will show us what to do and say and it will all add to His Glory. Enough of men wanting to take this glory for themselves as they lead millions astray with their evil agendas. I think the Abomination of Desolation has already stood in the Holy Place.... our very own Christian Churches and in the very hearts of many of His followers.

My dear brothers and sisters, we must make sure that we have eyes to see and ears to hear His Holy Word, and to keep preaching the true Gospel of the Kingdom of God to the ends of the earth. There is no greater power than His love for us, and may our love for Him be fully ablaze when He comes to take us Home.


Patti C.