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Some have the idea that the political structures of the nations would be entirely abolished and replaced with those of Christ and His saints during the Millennium. I do not think so, even as “General Sam” does not do it that way. Not only does he realise that he would be unnecessarily burdening himself and cluttering the way to achieving his real motives for invading a territory, the natives would hardly be impressed by such a policy. Give an otherwise helpless man some sense of relevance and respectability and you would be accumulating on him incentives to faithfulness. If you do it right you would also be winning the allegiance of the people he represents. This, I believe, would be the strategy of Christ and His saints in the millennial kingdom, with the “rod of iron” tactfully reserved for the unreasonably stubborn. In other words, it is the very broad priestly functions and activities of the Zion Mission that would be most visible in the settled kingdom, while the day-to-day k