Will People Die During Christ’s Millennial Reign?

John Currid | January 16, 2017

Editors’ note: This series analyzes perplexing passages of the Bible. Previously:

I love to visit old battlefields. Whether it is the battleground in Philippi where the forces of Antony and Octavian faced those of Brutus and Cassius (42 B.C.) or the plateau of Masada where the Jewish zealots held out for months against the Roman Tenth Legion or the fields of Gettysburg where the Union Army under Meade defeated the Confederate forces of Lee.

These battlefields bring to mind important events of the past, and teach valuable lessons that ought not be forgotten. As George Santayana famously said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Isaiah 65:20 is an important eschatological battlefield. And although much ink has been spilled analyzing it, it is beneficial for us to…

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