First, we start with a brief introduction from Andrews that highlights the importance of always having the second coming of Christ at the forefront of our minds. Then, the article will delve into the specifics of exactly what the Bible has to say about the second coming of Christ by Bible scholars and theologians Millard J. Erickson, Walter A. Elwell, and Barry J. Beitzel.
CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY: The Second Coming of Christ
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.
No One Knows That Day and Hour
Matthew 24:36 Update American Standard Version (UASV) 36 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only. While none of us can know the precise time of Jesus’ return, we do know that we are to be busy in the work that he... Continue Reading →
The Coming of the Son of Man
Matthew 24:29-31 Update American Standard Version (UASV) 29 “But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. 30 And then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son... Continue Reading →
Revelation 16:13-16 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 13 And I saw coming out of the mouth of the dragon and out of the mouth of the beast and out of the mouth of the false prophet, three unclean spirits like frogs; 14 for they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of... Continue Reading →
Explaining the Great Tribulation
The Abomination of Desolation
Matthew 24:15 Update American Standard Version (UASV)
15 “Therefore when you see the abomination of desolation, which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),
What Does the Bible Really Say About the Rapture?
Rapture Defined: “In premillennialism, Christ’s removal of the church from the world. It is variously maintained that it will occur prior to, during, or following the great tribulation.”