HIS ADVENT


And then shall he send forth the angels, and shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from the uttermost part of the earth to the uttermost part of heaven.


His “Arrival” – (His ‘Parousia’ will mean the resurrection of the dead, the commencement of the New Creation, and final judgment)

Vindication or Condemnation – (The arrival of Jesus means vindication for the righteous, but condemnation for the wicked)

The Single Return of Jesus – (The Bible always refers to the future arrival of Jesus in the singular)

Parousia in Thessalonica – (Paul reassured the church regarding the participation of dead saints in the events of that day)

Parousia and the End of the Age – (The note of finality in passages about the return of Jesus leave no room for further interim periods)

The Day of Christ – (In the New Testament, the traditional “day of the LORD” becomes the “day of our Lord Jesus Christ”)

Meeting Jesus in the Air – (Words to comfort us about fellow believers who die before the Parousia1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)

Rescuing us from Wrath – (The coming of Jesus means rescue from “wrath” for the righteous – 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10)

Crown of Glory – (Paul looks forward to receiving his glorious crown at the arrival of Jesus – 1 Thessalonians 2:17-20 )

Revelation of Jesus from Heaven – (Vindication for the church, but destruction for her persecutors – 2 Thessalonians 1:5-10)

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Coming of Jesus in Corinth – (An overview of passages about the Parousia from the Corinthian correspondence)

Blessed Hope and Glorious Appearing – (Titus 2:13 – Does this passage foresee two separate events?)

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New Creation and the Parousia – (2 Peter 3:10-13 – The final judgment and the New Creation coincide with the parousia of the Lord)

Return of Jesus according to John – (The “last days” are underway evidenced by the activity of deceivers)

Paul on the Revelation of Jesus – (At his “revelation” on the “day of the Lord,” the saints experience glory, but the wicked receive “everlasting destruction”)

Revelation of Jesus according to Peter – (Christians must persevere in sufferings in the knowledge of Christ’s imminent return)

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His Appearing – (When Jesus “appears,” faithful believers will rejoice exceedingly and participate in the glories of that day)

Hastening the Day of the Lord – (2 Peter 3:10-12 – Christian conduct may “hasten” the “day of the Lord“)

Resurrection or Removal? – (Is our hope resurrection at the Parousia or removal from the spacetime continuum?)




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