Through God’s Word, the Bible, Jesus Christ conveyed a momentous announcement about the future of the world that you and all people need to hear!
Millions of people today are severely affected by war, lawlessness, crime, financial distresses, disease, failing health and many other dilemmas. What needs to happen so that everyone in every nation can experience lasting joy, true fulfillment and genuine peace?
Some people believe it could result from a new system of governance proposed by such global organizations as the World Economic Forum or the World Government Summit. However, considering how humanity has proved repeatedly that it’s incapable of governing itself competently, should people really believe that another methodology fashioned by human beings will bring about real peace, prosperity and security?
Is the world therefore destined to remain shackled to ruling systems that lead to frustration, contention and failure? Must people continue placing their hopes and dreams in fallible and often corrupt political leaders who make promises and then fail to carry them out? Or is something much better on the horizon?
The answer to this latter question is absolutely yes! And in what may seem astounding to most people, this stupendously better way is revealed prophetically in the pages of the Holy Bible.
Indeed, Jesus Christ provided wonderful advance news of a 1,000-year age of universal tranquility, prosperity and happiness that will reach around the globe (Matthew 4:23; 24:14; Revelation 20:6). This was His gospel, or good news message, of the Kingdom of God (Mark 1:14).
An awesome transformation is coming
One of the remarkable things about this prophesied magnificent era is that it will not depend on the ideas, plans or efforts of human beings. Rather, the Eternal Creator will bring this electrifying turning point in human existence to fruition. It will be launched by Jesus Christ at His glorious second coming when He installs His Father’s flawless global government, the Kingdom of God, on the earth (Revelation 11:15; Daniel 2:44).
At that momentous time, Christ will first rescue humanity from horrifying global warfare by saving it from utter self-annihilation (Matthew 24:22). And He will then make known to all people God’s pathway toward genuine truth and righteousness, which is designed for everyone’s benefit (John 14:6; Psalm 119:30; Proverbs 12:28).
A stunning transformation will be set in motion the world over when Jesus and His saints, His faithful followers of this age who are then resurrected, begin instructing people in God’s way of life (Daniel 12:3; 1 Thessalonians 3:13). With society directly guided and governed by Jesus Christ, the result will be breathtaking peace and prosperity previously unknown to humanity (Psalms 119:165). All of this will bequeath overwhelming goodness, joy, peace and well-being to every individual, family, race and nation (Isaiah 54:13).
Contributing to this wondrous condition will be the fact that warfare, the scourge of humanity, will be completely abolished (Psalm 46:9-10; Micah 4:3). “Violence will disappear from your land; the desolation and destruction of war will end” (Isaiah 60:18, New Living Translation). Training in warfare and the production of military weapons will totally cease as people’s energies will be directed exclusively toward peaceful purposes.
Conflict between nations will be eliminated as former enemies are led to work harmoniously with one another (Isaiah 19:24-25). “They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain [meaning God’s Kingdom], for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea” (Isaiah 11:9). People will never again live in fear or experience anxiety (Isaiah 54:14).
Amazing peace and prosperity are coming
Throughout the 1,000-year period, the Millennium, people will live in safety and raise their children in fine houses on beautiful, well-tended, highly productive land. Food will be plentiful, peace will prevail and everyone will be prosperous. “My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places” (Isaiah 32:18).
Just how amazing will life be during that wonderful future time? “Everyone will live in peace and prosperity, enjoying their own grapevines and fig trees, for there will be nothing to fear”! (Micah 4:4, NLT). “In those days people will live in the houses they build and eat the fruit of their own vineyards” (Isaiah 65:21, NLT). “You will have such a harvest that you won’t be able to bring in all of your wheat before plowing time. You will have grapes left over from season to season; your fruitful vineyards will cover the mountains” (Amos 9:13, Contemporary English Version).
Think about what this all means for the people living during that inspiring millennial period! There will be no government spending on frivolous and wasteful programs. Instead, Jesus Christ will direct all of His efforts and those of His immortal, spirit-born saints toward caring for people’s physical and spiritual needs.
As a result, every person will be exceedingly joyful, optimistic and confident. “And I will always guide you and satisfy you with good things. I will keep you strong and well. You will be like a garden that has plenty of water, like a spring of water that never goes dry” (Isaiah 58:11, Good News Translation). People will have everything they need and will rejoice in Almighty God and what He has done for them. They will be happy, content, productive and fully energized to build, learn and grow.
While the physical aspects of God’s plan are truly amazing, there is something even more magnificent to take place involving the spiritual transformation of humanity. Jesus Christ and His resurrected saints will teach all people God’s perfect way of life. “None of them shall teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them” (Hebrews 8:11). “Your teachers will not be moved into a corner anymore, but your eyes shall see your teachers. Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it’” (Isaiah 30:20-21).
A marvelous spiritual gift will be given to all
For everyone to understand the depth of God’s teachings and live in accordance with them, He will provide them with a marvelous spiritual gift: “I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. And I will put my Spirit in you so that you will follow my decrees and be careful to obey my regulations” (Ezekiel 36:26-27, NLT).
For people to accomplish this, He will grant them repentance and forgiveness of sin, paving the way for them to receive divine salvation and everlasting life in God’s family (2 Timothy 2:25; Acts 11:18; Ephesians 2:19).
Throughout the coming 1,000-year age, people will learn that the knowledge and application of God’s commandments will result in wonderful blessings and marvelous peace of mind. By applying the love and power of the Holy Spirit in their lives, everyone will be motivated by a sincere desire to deeply honor, respect and obey God while genuinely caring for the needs of others (Mark 12:30-31; Galatians 5:22-23; Philippians 4:13).
Everyone needs to hear this wonderful advance news!
As a result of God’s coming intervention, righteousness, peacefulness and cooperation will be the manner of living for all people in every nation. Furthermore, awesome changes will take place in animals since God will alter their very nature so they become gentle and friendly. As Isaiah 11:6 reveals, “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the young goat, the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.” Parents will be completely secure in knowing that their children will be safe no matter where they are.
All of this and more describes the awe-inspiring future that lies ahead for humanity. The perfect global government, the Kingdom of God, is coming! It’s made plain in Jesus Christ’s wonderful advance news that all people everywhere need to hear! And, importantly, you can have a part of spreading this marvelous announcement by turning humbly to God and supporting His great work on earth today. We hope you will join with us in this great cause!