In Revelation 20, we view the completion of the first resurrection. This is the resurrection of the righteous spoken of by Jesus, and the resurrection at the
“end” [of the age] of which Paul speaks in 1 Corinthians 15. In addition, this lesson introduces us to the resurrection of the wicked at the Great White Throne.
In the final section of 1 Corinthians 15 we are told of the resurrection of those that are Christ’s at His coming in the air. We are reminded that our labor for Him is not in vain because of the resurrection.
In this lesson form 1 Corinthians 15, we learn about the the nature of the resurrection body. The present body is suited to the soul, the new body will be suited to the spirit.
The Resurrection of Christ is essential to the Gospel message; indeed, the Gospel is incomplete without His resurrection. Further, 1 Corinthians 15 reveals that there are phases to the resurrection of the righteous.
In this lesson, we consider what was known of the resurrections prior to the resurrection of Christ. Jesus reveals the important truth that there are two resurrections.
In this lesson we are reminded of the significance of the vision of the “valley of dry bones” and the symbolism of the two sticks bound together. Both speak to the return and reunion of the nation of Israel, an event yet future.
The New Covenant will be the “constitution” of the Messianic Kingdom. It is introduced by the Prophet Jeremiah in this great kingdom chapter.
The opening verses of Isaiah 11 tell of the fantastic changes that will take place in the natural world when Messiah reigns. “The lion will eat straw like the ox!”
In the opening chapters of Isaiah, hope is extended to the nation of Israel for the future. The Lord God of hosts will again come to the rescue of Zion, and Israel will be exalted among the nations.
Revelation 20 defines the duration of the earthly kingdom and reign of the Lord Jesus Christ. This passage also gives insight into the subjects and nature of the kingdom.