The 1000 year reign of Christians with Christ began at Pentecost in 33 A.D.







Christians reign with Christ for 1000 yrs: Rev 20:4-6

A. Souls of the beheaded

Revelation 6:9-11

Revelation 20:4

Souls of the slain

Souls of the beheaded

Underneath the altar

Sitting on thrones

Crying for judgment

Given judgment

Scene of defeat

Scene of victory

B. Christians reign with Christ now:

  1. Christ reigns from resurrection to second coming: 1 Cor 15:22-28
  2. Christians reign with Christ: Eph 2:5-6; Rev 5:9-10; Rom 5:17

C. Qualities of the faithful:

  1. Beheaded because of Message of Jesus and the word of God
  2. Had not worshipped the beast or his image
  3. Had not received the mark upon forehead and hand: 13:16-19 vs. 14:1

D. Two categories of men:

RIGHTEOUS: Mark of God

WICKED: Mark of beast

Came to life & reigned for 1000 years

Remained dead through the 1000 years

Where part of first resurrection

Were part of second resurrection

Second death has no power

Died the second death

Reward of heaven

Cast into lake of fire-hell

E. Not speaking of a physical resurrection:

  1. A figurative resurrections are mentioned in: Isa 26:19; Hos 13:14; Ezek 37:1-14
  2. Jn 5 contains both a spiritual and physical resurrection:

F. Not speaking physical death:

  1. Death in greek, thanatos primarily denotes separation, not ceasing to exists.
  2. Physical death means body and soul are separated:
  3. Spiritual death means man and God are separated:


Physical death
Separation of body and soul

Spiritual death
Separation of man and God

Spiritual salvation
Sin removed, man and God reunited

Death is a separation not a ceasing to exist!

G. The first & second deaths and resurrections of Rev 20

  1. First and second deaths of Rev 20
  2. First and second resurrections of Rev 20

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