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1 Corinthians 6:9 – whether or not in God’s Kingdom?

04-03-2019 - Posted by Andre Piet

Or are you not aware that the unjust shall not be enjoying the allotment of God’s kingdom?

For many the above mentioned verse is incompatible with the fact that GOD is Saviour of all mankind (1Timothy 4:10). This is because one believes that when Christ will return, that will be the beginning of the endless eternity: “eternal good or evil”. But that is a big misconception!

With the return of Christ the eons will begin in which he will reign. That is the Kingdom of GOD. Together with those who are his, He will reign over Israel and the nations. Initially, in the eon which is called in Revelations 20 “the thousand years”. And also in the eon that will follow: a new heaven and a new earth, reigned from a new Jerusalem that will descend from the heaven. The unjust will not be participate in it. At the “great white throne” (after 1,000 years) they will die a second time, i.e. “the second death”

But that is not the end. For Christ must reign “until he will abolish the death”. He will do that by making alive those who are then still dead. Therewith Christ’s reign will end and he will subject a Kingdom where all mankind is present, to his GOD and Father. Then, not earlier, GOD will be “All in all” (1 Corinthians 15:22-28).

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