A Biblical Survey of the Kingdom: Kingdom of Priests – Part 2

Though promises were made to Abraham and his descendants through Jacob, the Israelites were not part of a kingdom for over four centuries.  After the Exodus from Egypt, the people came to Mount Sinai.  It was there where the LORD told Moses to tell the house of Jacob the following in Exodus 19:4-6: You yourselves […]

Wastelands in the Messianic Kingdom

BABYLON During the Messianic or Millennial Kingdom, not every place on earth is going to become more like Eden.  In addition to the marshes of the Dead Sea remaining salty and lifeless (Ezek. 47:11), some areas of the earth will become nothing but desolate wastelands.  One such notable wasteland is Babylon in modern day Iraq.  […]

Zerubbabel is the Signet Ring in the Millennium

Zerubbabel led the first group of Israelites back from the Babylonian captivity (Ezra 2:1-2) and constructed the second temple (Ezra 5:2).  He is in the direct line of ancestry to Jesus, possibly being a common link to both Joseph (Matt. 1:12) and Mary (Luke 3:27).  Because of this the LORD bestowed a special honor upon […]

The Twenty-Four Elders of Revelation Listed By Name

The specific names of each of the twenty-four elders of Revelation[1] are as follows: Judah                             13. Peter Reuben                          14. Andrew Gad                 […]

The Millennial Kingdom’s Jerusalem Mountain

GEOGRAPHY AND ECOLOGY During the Millennium, the land surrounding Jerusalem will be transformed into a plain.  It will run from Geba in the north to Rimmon in the South (Zech. 14:10).[1]  The plain contrasts with the now highly lifted Jerusalem and King Jesus who will be ruling from the summit (Zech. 14:9-10).  Jerusalem’s mountain will […]

The Millennial River

The valley formed by the splitting of the Mount of Olives allows for the flow of an amazing river that will exist during the Millennium.  The river’s fountainhead will be in the house of the LORD (Joel 3:18).  Specifically, it will flow from below the temple’s threshold (Ez. 47:1).  The river begins as only a […]

Daniel 2:44 and the Failure of Preterism

Preterism is a form of eschatology that holds to the belief that all of Biblical prophecy was fulfilled by or soon after 70 A.D. with the destruction of Jerusalem. There is also partial Preterism which is exactly what it sounds like. There are vagaries within the partial preterist camp. Suffice it to say the partial […]