The article treats the subject of the millennium by reflecting on the interpretation of some parts of the book of Revelation as well as two Old Testament passages commonly viewed as predicting an earthly millennial kingdom, and by offering a short description of amillennial eschatology and a sketch of some of the implications of this position,
The author emphasizes the point that the binding of Satan narrated in Revelation 20 was effected through the ministry, sacrificial death, and exaltation of Jesus Christ. Further in this article, the author discusses the identity of the souls who had been beheaded, who were reigning with Christ in the millennium.
This article outlines the various views on the millennium.
Postmillennialism teaches that Jesus will return after the millennium. The controversy around this teaching centers around the interpretation of Revelation 20:1-10. Should this passage be understood literally or figuratively? Postmillennialism reads this text figuratively, but presents a different understanding than the common Reformed view on the topics of the binding of Satan, the reign of saints, the first resurrection and the victory of Christ.
This series of articles builds off of a previous series entitled The Millennium. Although they are distinct perspectives, premillennialism and postmillennialism hold some things in common. In their treatment of Revelation 20, both expect the literal fulfillment of the millennium, the earthly realization of the Messianic kingdom. Also, both see the Jews racially as the special people of God. In this article attention is given to the teaching of postmillennialism.
In these four articles the author discusses the Millennium from the viewpoint of Revelation 20:1-6. The first article is about the premillennialists' reading of Revelation 20. The author then continues to look at the structure of the book of Revelation and what this means for the understanding of Revelation 20:1-6. After this he expounds Revelation 20:1-6 (third and fourth article).