Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 31st December 2015 in Second Coming Series | Revelation,Second Coming,Preterism,apocalypse,armageddon,fulfilled prophecy,Return of Christ,Return of Jesus,Eschatology
...a literal millennial reign
at some point in the far future, although opinion on this was divided, and Jerome refers to it as the “millennial
fable” in his Commentary on Daniel, as he interprets the Church inheriting an eternal, spiritual kingdom – not an earthly one, along with Eusebius also considering such things as “figurative passages” when speaking against Papias’ literal understanding of it.
There is, though, an extant extra-biblical saying of Jesus which Papias recorded, in which there is a description of life during this millennial reign
“The Lord used to teach about those times and say: The days will come when vines will grow, ea...