My Note: 1st. Resurrection Ref. Scripture Rev.20:6
Those who are part of the first resurrection will reign with Christ during the Millennium but the dead will not live again until the 1000 years is past.
Scripture: Revelation 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.
Revelation 20:1 ķAnd I saw an angel come down from heaven,
having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.
2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
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.
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 worshipped 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.
5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
Commentary: Who are these dead that will not live again until after the Millennium?
Answer: They are the unsaved and/or even those who call themselves Christians but do not endure until the end. Those who don't "make it" in the first resurrection will be called "the dead", during the Millennium, even though they will be conscious and living in their spiritual bodies. They are called dead because their soul is still mortal, i.e.still subject to the second death which is the destruction of their soul in the lake of fire. See pamphlet #1894
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
7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.
9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.
10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.
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