What is the Second Coming?

Nov 19, 2018 by

The Second Coming of the Christ   The Second Coming is probably the area of Christian doctrine that many people find the hardest to come to terms with. It seems too ‘out of this world’, too incredible to believe – and so it is if you take a literal view of it. The bible says a lot about it and there are several different ways of interpreting the biblical texts. Advent is the Latin word for ‘coming’, and it is often the theme of sermons during Advent, the period leading up to Christmas, but most churches tend to focus on the first Advent and avoid the pitfalls of the second! In Greek there are two words used the Parousia, this is the term is most often used in the NT, meaning “arrival”, “coming”, or...

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