Approaching the close of the first century A.D., a grave and treacherous, deceptive danger threatened early Christianity. Was it persecution from those outside Christianity? (Emperor Nero 64 AD., Domitian in A.D. 81, Trajan in A.D. 108) No, the greatest danger came from within the Church. The lurking enemy was apostasy.
Before we begin unraveling the topic at hand, it might be best if we borrow the story from Dr. Robert Stein’s book, A Basic Guide to
Revelation 20:7-9, 11-15 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)
7 When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison, 8 and will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth …
The millennium is the kingdom of Christ Jesus and his elect or chosen ones (i.e., co-rulers), where they will rule over the earth for a
Main Idea and Outline Isaiah 66:1-14 Chapter sixty-six of Isaiah ends a book that was penned over a 46-year prophetic career, bringing the themes
Jesus was quite clear as to how the world would treat Christians, Matthew 24:9-11 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 9 “Then they will deliver you up