Thanks!<br><br>So "the nations" means the Gentiles, as it so often does? That makes sense. Both Gentiles and Jews can now receive the Gospel.<br><br>The part about the term "thousand" is also intriguing. I thought about why we can take the days in Genesis literally and not the thousand years, but there in Genesis the text says, "And there was evening and there was morning, one day." To me, the text tells us to take the "day" literally.<br><br>According to the amil position, when is Armageddon? What is the mark of the Beast? Which passages pertain to the destruction of the Temple, and which pertain to the time of tribulation before Christ returns?<br><br>Also, what eschatological view did Spurgeon ascribe to?<br><br>Marie<br><br>

True godliness is a sincere feeling which loves God as Father as much as it fears and reverences Him as Lord, embraces His righteousness, and dreads offending Him worse than death~ Calvin