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There are three main schools of eschatological thought when it comes to the Millennial Reign of Christ mentioned in Revelation 20. Leaders across the body of Christ are divided on the timing of the Millennial Reign and the rapture, or if there even is a literal rapture.
Charisma magazine sat down with author and itinerant minister Joel Richardson to break down the three main thoughts and where he stands from a biblical perspective.
Mario Murillo says David Wilkerson saw it coming. The scope and sensationalism that has engulfed our churches for years—something that has left the church empty and dry—will no longer be tolerated by God. True children of God want more, and a separation, Murillo says, is coming our way very soon for a “massive number of Christians” who will experience this strange miracle.
“The Holy Spirit is separating them. He has selected them for special grace and power to do mighty acts at the edge of history,” Murillo says. “They will be uniquely equipped to face the sophisticated evil of our time. But it all begins by making peace with the Holy Spirit and restoring His rightful place in our hearts and in the church.
“Take a close look at the book of Acts and you will see the disarming down-to-earth way they related to the Holy Spirit. While they revered Him deeply, they had a sense of his nearness and His involvement in their day-to-day operation. They behaved as if He was close by and they could almost see Him. Most of all, they anticipated His instructions.”
The Spirit of the Lord says this day, “Take courage, My children. Take hold of shield and buckler and stand up for your help. For I, the Lord thy God, am raising a standard in this nation; I am raising this standard higher than it has been raised in times past. Amongst the wicked fray, this standard shall arise. And,” says the Lord of hosts, “it shall be like a beacon on a hill.
“The light shall burst forth in a moment,” says the Lord. “There shall be a moment in your nation where it bursts forth—where the bubble bursts, where what has been bubbling underground breaks forth and comes forth,” says the Lord, “and spills out and becomes a flood. For,” says the Spirit of the Lord this day, “the dry areas of this nation, the wilderness of this nation—there shall be a flood of truth that comes forth in the mist … a raging river, a dam breaking,” says the Lord.