Second Coming of Christ. The doctrine that Jesus Christ, who left earth and ascended to the Father, will one day again return to earth. NOTE: The article has the basics of what the Bible has to say on the Second Coming of Christ, but also within the article are other linked articles on eschatological subjects that go deeper on those areas.
CHRISTIANS: Can Imperfect Humans Save the Earth?
The Bible prophesied that man would ‘ruin the earth.’ (Revelation 11:18) Will humans completely ruin the earth? How much damage will imperfect humanity cause? Is there a point where the earth cannot be restored? Worriedly, we ask, will we ruin the earth to the point where it will be beyond repair? Don't some Christians teach that the earth is slated for destruction anyway, so why does it even matter?
LUKE 13:22-30: Are Those Being Saved Few?
The ransom is offered to all. Many have and will accept but only a few will receive. Are you one of them?
How Can We Know When the Day of the Lord Upon Us?
The reference here is to the coming of the Lord Jesus, and to the various events connected with his presence. The “times or seasons,” or periods when God’s will and purposes in specific affairs are to take place, were of great interest to his servants (Acts 1:7), who came to understand them as they were made known in stages, steadily.
Has the End of All Things Drawn Close?
The First Epistle to Peter was penned about 62–64 C.E., just some 6-8-years before the destruction of Jerusalem and an all-out attack on the Jewish people by the Roman Empire, which would include Jewish Christians. Christians today face a similar difficulty because the long time that has been given to Satan’s wicked world is now entering a very dark period of time in history. (Rom. 13:12) It would be very dangerous and quite foolish for any Christian to lose sight of the prize at this late hour!
What Does the Bible Really Say About the Final Judgment?
Overall, the Bible teaches that the final judgment is a time of great importance when all people will be held accountable for their actions and when the righteous will be rewarded and the wicked punished. It is a time of great importance for all believers, and it is important to live a life that is pleasing to God, anticipating this day.
What Does the Bible Really Say About the Millennium?
The millennium is the kingdom of Christ Jesus and his elect or chosen ones (i.e., co-rulers), where they will rule over the earth for a period of a thousand years. The thousand-year period begins the second coming of Christ, after Armageddon. Revelation 21:4 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 4 and he will wipe away every tear... Continue Reading →
What Does the Bible Really Teach About the Antichrist?
The Bible describes the Antichrist as a figure of deception who will lead people away from the truth of God and will attempt to deceive even the elect. He will be opposed to Jesus Christ and will seek to exalt himself above all that is called God.
The Antichrist is Further Identified
Christians not only have to battle the Agnostic and atheist, but they must also contend with liberal Bible scholars, and even some moderates, who use higher criticism in their interpretation. It is here that we should also expound a little more on the “criticism” portion of the term “higher criticism” and “textual criticism.” It might... Continue Reading →
How Can We Identify the Antichrist?
1 John 2:18 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 18 Little children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen; whereby we know that it is the last hour. If we were sitting by the radio, and the newscaster came on to warn us about... Continue Reading →