By Gordon Lindsay
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We are now to consider the government which will rule the nations during the Millennium. The above Scriptures show that the capital of the world will be at Jerusalem and that representatives from all the nations will go up to that city to learn the law of the Lord which will be the constitution of the kingdom age. The first task of the Great King, as we have seen, will be to judge the nations. After that will come the destruction and removal of the armaments of the nations. Various disarmament conferences have been held in the past by the great powers of the world.
God has permitted man to attempt to establish a world government; and following its utter failure, the Lord will intervene by destroying the Gentile world system and setting up His own. This was foreseen by the prophet Daniel in his interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream: “And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever” (Dan.
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and served Baalim” (Judges 2:7, 10-11). As long as the older generation which had seen the mighty works of the Lord remained alive, it had a stabilizing effect upon the nation. But the younger generation which had not seen these things proved ready to apostatize when these men were gone. So it will be in the Millennium when the generation which entered it is gone; its godly influence will disappear from the earth. It should be understood that the people who enter the Millennium will all know the Lord.
A thousand years of peace by Gordon Lindsay