After Satan is hurled into the lake of fire, the apostle John sees a great white throne at some unknown location
that is not of earth or heaven (Rev 20:11). In this second
resurrection, the rest of humanity, who were not of the first resurrection, come to life and present themselves
before Jesus Christ the Judge (Acts 17:30-31;
Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear
His voice, and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed
the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment. (John 5:28-29)
Believers, whose souls in heaven join with their glorified bodies, come to life
Non-Believers, whose souls in hell join with their bodies, come to life
Each person was judged by a) looking for their name in the Book of Life and b) evaluating their life in the
books that recorded their deeds (Rev 20:12-13;
Believers, evaluated in accordance to their deeds, were rewarded for their faithful service
(Rev 20:12; Matt 19:28;
Non-Believers, their names not written in the Book of Life
(Rev 20:13), were thrown into the lake of fire
While its location is not specified, the lake of fire is the final place for the Antichrist, False Prophet, Satan,
and non-Believers, and it is a place of torment and without any rest. In the very end, death and Hell are also thrown
into the lake of fire (Rev 20:14).
With the end of death, introduced by Adam’s sin, and evil, introduced by Satan, the apostle John sees a new heaven
and a new earth (Rev 21:1).
For deeper study:
The Millennium and the Judge
What is a Resurrection?
What is Glorification?
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