THE EMINENT RETURN OF CHRIST
This has really raised a lot of questions in the hearts of many. When we talk about the return of a person, then it means that such a person has come before and yet to come again as being expected by those who know of him. The return of Christ is what many believers have always waited for and this has gone a long way to pattern their lifestyles because of the cost thereof. Before one can wait for a person, then such a person must have known and experienced whom he is waiting for. This is because you cannot patiently wait for someone you don’t know unless it’s called for. Now, when we talk of the return of Christ, we are talking about His second coming which is the anticipated return of Jesus to earth. According to most English versions of the Nicene Creed in current use, it is believed in the “christiandom” that Jesus…ascended into heaven and seated at the right hand of the father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end… In the New Testament, the second coming of Christ was presented as Him being the judge of the world. He did not only foretell the event but graphically portrays its circumstances (matt. 24:27); the Apostle gave a most prominent place to this as well in their preaching (Acts 10:42) and writings (Rom.2:5-16,14:10, 1Cor 4:5,2Cor 5:10,2 Tim. 4:1;1:5,James 5:7). Also, in John 14:1-3, He said “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my father’s house are many mansions, if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you and if I go and prepare a place for you, I WILL COME AGAIN and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also” Indeed, this is a beautiful promise. After Jesus was crucified for our sins and resurrected, He went back to heaven. But He left us with this wonderful promise that He would return one day to take His believers home. The world of nowadays is a world full of error with so...
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