If the millennium is followed by great rebellion (Rev. 20:9-10), how can these rebels have been Christians? If they are not Christians, how can the millennium itself be Christian? What is the relationship in history between saving grace and common grace? North deals especially with the hard question of the weakness of the Church in history, and the power of the God-haters in history. How is it that those who hate Christ seem to prosper, while Christians seem to be powerless?