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During the Millennium, the nations will be very prosperous and many advanced technologies will be discovered. It wouldn’t surprise me a bit if the basic mode of transportation were through some sort of molecular transporter pad like the one on Star Trek. Whatever discoveries there may be will be for the benefit of those who are on the earth.
The Millennium will provide perfect weather and will in a sense be a tropical paradise. There won’t be any extreme shifts in the weather, nor will their be storms, hurricanes or floods to fear, for God will maintain proper climate control year round. It is generally believed that the mist of the ground as before the flood will irrigate the earth.
After years of pollution and war, the land will need to be healed and restored. The bible describes that God will once again bless the earth bringing it to its former glory of Eden. “For the LORD shall comfort Zion: He will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody” (Isaiah 51:3). The waters will come alive with every type of fish and become one hundred percent pure for drinking, and the land will blossom with an abundant harvest. This will be a time of tremendous agricultural blessing. The earth literally will not be able to receive its bounty (Joel 2:24).
God will change the nature of man so that he will greatly enjoy his labors (Isaiah 65:21-23). No more will a man dread going to his occupation on Monday morning. He will be perfectly suited for the profession he has chosen and will do it with joy. Although not specifically mentioned in the Bible, I believe that everyone who enters into the Millennium age will be healed of God of all diseases and will be changed (Isaiah 65:20). While their age will not be altered, everyone young and old will receive youthful durable bodies that will stay strong throughout the millennium. In fact, many will live all the way through the entire Millennium age. These bodies will not be indestructible, but I believe will be able to withstand much punishment and perform great feats of strength.
The world will have the absolute peace of God and be completely safe. Crimes such as murder, rape and theft will be non-existent. And when I say non-existent, I mean zero crime rates worldwide. It’s hard to imagine living in a city with no crime, let alone the entire world, but it will happen. People will actually look after the well being of one another. Thoughtfulness and consideration will be the norm and social status, jealous and envy will be a thing of the past (Isaiah 58:7). It should be understood that man will not be perfect during the millennium, but God will bring renewal to every person’s heart and they will encounter a revival never experienced in all of history.
All war materials and weapons will be destroyed as well. “And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills. And all nations shall flow unto it and many people shall go and say, come ye and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and He will teach us of His ways, and we will walk in His paths; for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. And he shall judge among the nations and shall rebuke many people; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation. Neither shall they learn war anymore.” (Isaiah 2:2-4)
With Jesus as King Of kings and Lord of lords, we will not have to worry about nation rising against nation and kingdom against kingdom, for He will be our sole protector. No longer will man study war, but will trade in their weapons for instruments of farming.
This will be a special time when this world will finally live in harmony with his neighbor. Oliver B. Greene, in his book Bible Prophecy, describes it like this:
In that glorious kingdom, people will continue their national life and yet work together as a harmonious organism, as the members of one body. Mutual well-being will be promoted by all. Like one big family, there will be much variety and yet there will be perfect unity.
Only God can bring about such an era, and it will come only when “the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea” (Hab. 2:14).
Although man, throughout the centuries, has tried to achieve peace it will finally be accomplished when the Lord of Glory comes and takes over. He alone will bring harmony to this sin sick world and release it from the curse of sin that has held it captive for thousands of years.