Wednesday, February 18, 2009

The Earth Filled With the Glory of the Lord

Samuel Miller compiled some of the Scripture promises which teach the postmillennial doctrine that "the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord" (Num. 14.20-21) in a sermon found here. Here is that list for our meditation:

The kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ, Rev. xi. 15.
Ask of me, and I will give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession, Ps. ii. 8.
All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord; and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before him, Ps. xxii. 27.
From the rising of the sun, even unto the going down of the same, my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place shall incense be offered unto my name, and a pure offering; for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts, Mal. i. 11.
And I will gather all nations, and tongues, and cause them to come and see my glory, Isa. lxvi. 18.
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, Isa. ii. 2.
His name shall be continued as long as the sun; men shall be blessed in him, and all nations shall call him blessed, Ps. lxxii. 17.
The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them, and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing; the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, and the excellency of Carmel and Sharon; they shall see the glory of the Lord, and the excellency of our God, Isa. xxxv. 1, 2.
And the kingdom, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the Most High; and all dominions shall serve and obey him, Dan. vii. 27.
He shall say to the North, Give up; and to the South, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth, Isa. xliii. 6.
His way shall be known upon earth, and his saving health among all nations, Ps. lxvii. 2.
And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it, Isa. xl. 5.
Ethiopia shall stretch forth her hands unto God, Ps. lxviii. 31.
The isles shall wait for his law, Isa. xiii. 4.
He shall have dominion from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth, Zech. ix. 10.
All the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God, Isa. Iii. 10.
We see not yet all things put under Him, Heb. ii. 8.
But he must reign, until all enemies shall be put under his feet, 1 Cor. xv. 25.
At the name of Jesus every knee shall bow, and every tongue shall confess that he is Christ to the glory of God the Father, Phil. 1 10, 11.
For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea, Hab. ii. 14.

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