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among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering,
Mat. 13. 33. The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.
Jn. 12. 31. Now shall the prince of this world be cast out. And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.
Ac. 3. 20. And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began. For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A Prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you, of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things, whatsoever he shall say unto you. And it shall come to pass, that every soul which will not hear that Prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people. 25. Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.
Rom. 11. 25. Blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in. And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written. There shall come out of Zion the deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.
Rev. 11. 15. And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign forever and
Rev. 20. 2. And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is called the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years. And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more,
Reign of Christ.
till the thousand years should be fulfilled; and after that he must be loosed a little season.
409. Will the reign of Christ be universal upon earth during the millenium?
Ps. 2. 6. Yet have I set my King upon my holy hill of Zion. 8. Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Ps. 72. 8. He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth. They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust. 11, Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.
Is. 45. 92. Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else. I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow, and every tongue shall
Dan. 7. 14. And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him.
Ac. 3. 23. Every soul which will not hear that Prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
Rev. 20. 4. And I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus—and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. Rev. 5. 10.
410. Will the reign of Christ upon earth be personal ?
Lk. 17. 20. And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: Neither shall they say, Lo here! or lo there! for behold, the kingdom of God is within you.
Jn. 18. 36. Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then
would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king.
Rom. 14. 17. The kingdom of God is not meat and drink, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
Will the laws of Christ be adopted and obeyed during the millenium ?
Is. 49. 6. I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
Is. 60. 21. Thy people also shall be all righteous.
Jer. 31. 33. This shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the Lord: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more. Heb. 8. 10-12.
Ezk. 36. 23. Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments and do them. And
shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God. I will also save you from all your uncleannesses.
Ezk. 37. 23. Neither shall they defile themselves any more with their idols, nor with their detestable
things, nor with any of their transgressions: but I will save them out of all their dwelling places, wherein they have sinned, and will cleanse them: so shall they be my people, and I will be their God. And David my servant shall be king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments, and observe my statutes, and do them.
Zep. 3. 13. The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth.
Ac. 3. 22. For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you, of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things.
Rom. 11. 25. Blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in. And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, (Dt. 18. 15.) There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.
Rom. 14. 11. Every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.
412. Will peace prevail during the millenium ?
Ps. 37. 11. The meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Is. 11.9. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain.
Is. 60. 18. Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders.
Mic. 4. 3. They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig-tree; and none shall make them afraid. Is. 2. 4. Ps. 72. 4, 7.
Knowledge prevalent-Increase of population-Prosperity.
413. Will the most useful knowledge prevail during the millenium ?
Is. 11. 9. The earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea. Hab. 2. 14.
Is. 33. 6. And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation.
Is. 65. 20. There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die a hundred years old: but the sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed.
Jer. 3. 15. And I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
Heb. 8. 11. They shall not teach every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.
414. Will there be a rapid increase of population during the millenium ?
Is. 27. 6. He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take root: Israel shall blossom and bud, and fill the face of the world with fruit. Gen. 16. 10.
Is. 60. 22. A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the Lord will hasten it in his time.
Is. 65. 23. They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the Lord, and their offspring with them.
Ezk. 37. 26. I will place them, and multiply them, and will set my sanctuary in the midst of them forever-
415. Will the millenium be a time of great temporal prosperity ? Ps. 72. 7. In his days shall the righteous flourish.