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Reign One Thousand Years

We have reached the passage on the "millennial reign of Christ." However I would state that this is actually a representation of grace, a "grace period" if you like. Lets take a look at the text again.

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- Rev ch20v1-6
Rev 20:1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.
Rev 20:2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
Rev 20:3 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, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
Rev 20:4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that 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; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
Rev 20:5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
Rev 20:6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

We can clearly see that satan is bound in the bottomless pit: (algebraic closure over GF(2)). In the Genesis account satan performs the dialectic process and gets Eve to consider (albeit sensually), as to whether the commandment of God was relevant. He gets her to perform the factoring down from S5 to A5 on her senses. Here, we see satan, referred to as "that old serpent" (and as one of many such "serpent spirits" as in the sixth trumpet), imprisoned in the bottomless pit (algebraic closure) - being unable to form a transposition at all. (not square root of 2 modulo two in a finite field with characteristic two.)

With the binding of satan, we have also as concurrent in time the event of the sixth seal; the "sealing of the saints". No "guile is found in them", "they are virgins" etc. They are without an agenda to covet.

Now take a further look at the famous verses (especially v8) from 2Peter.

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- 2Pet ch3v7-10
2Pe 3:7 But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.
2Pe 3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
2Pe 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us -ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
2Pe 3:10 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.

The "thousand years principle" could be rephrased as "I am 365,254 times more likely to repent in God's presence than I am when alone." The thousand years or, "1000 cycles" of the octal ultrafilter speaks of there being enough room for 144,000 sealed believers and as it were 24,000 elders. The principle is not necessarily a time period but is clearly in context a reference to the grace and surety of salvation with open arms from God to His elect (for He chose them, though they may not know it certainly.)

The "thousand" years are fulfilled when the book of life is full. We live and reign with Christ in the freedom in grace we have knowing the truth, not being ignorant of the devil's devices and also remaining under God's grace - we hear the voice of God within us. When satan is unbound he will be permitted to tempt once more - however the thousand years is not chronological, but shows a time when the elect are spiritually mature enough to be properly obedient to God in His grace.(After which satan is released for a short space.)

The thrones given would refer to the portion of the "thousand years grace" as corresponding over the 24 elders (raised by a similar factor), that are also included as with the 144,000 sealed. The beheaded would refer to those present in the fifth seal under the altar, and the rest of verse 4 in Revelation chapter 20 refers to those slain by the beast in the great tribulation. The factor of a thousand takes the number 24 and raises it to 24,000. There are then many more places available for those "extra" to sit in judgement in heaven, reigning with Christ in that grace for a thousand years. Each portion of 24,000 as a sixth of the other 144,000 similarly rules over all others; The floating unity shows that in the right hand there is in a sense equality and freedom. However there is not an earthly setting yet.

The first resurrection is of all those that are alive in Christ, It is the point when every believer is "born again." The believers name is written in the book of life. The thousand years must therefore be a measure of grace rather than of time, for the first resurrection has already happened. The thrones as mentioned is the concept that the inheritance of believers is for all things. They too can sit and judge in heavenly places. Whether it be of their own freedom, or to rule on that of another)

The rest of the dead live not again until the thousand years are ended: a time after every believer in the book of life is able to withstand the tempting of satan. Those that are alive in Christ and have part in the first resurrection shall not perish in the lake of fire. These verses apply to the living and the raised: the last day is coming.

Those mentioned that have part in the first resurrection corresponding to the fifth and sixth seals as above are separated from those trapped outside (?) the last three seals (and in the lake of fire). The "born again" yet "fallen asleep" of Christ's body are already raised and their names written in the book of life underneath those seals. That is the subject of this passage: that the second death in the lake of fire has no power over those whose names are written in Christ. They have a full inheritance in the Lord.

The passage is then here to clear up the discrepancy upon the last three seals on the book of life that are also over (upon) those in the lake of fire: The book of life contains the names of believers, and those thrown in the lake of fire are not present within the book. The seals on the damned may show the same construction that Jesus opened in the seals, but those dead from the fifth and sixth seals (and the seven trumpets as the seventh seal) are surely promised the very same inheritance as all those that are alive and remain, (We who are alive and remain shall not prevent those that are fallen asleep.) even though we are under the same last three seals until the last day.


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