HIS RETURN

{HIS PAROUSIA}

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  1. End of the Age - Parousia! - {PDF Copy} - (The return of Jesus at the end of the age will be an event of great glory, victory, and finality)
  2. Summary of His Arrival - {PDF Copy} - (The New Testament foresees a single event that will mean nothing less than the resurrection, the New Creation, and the final judgment)
  3. Final Note - {PDF Copy} - (New Testament passages on the advent of Jesus portray it as an event of great finality)
  4. Redemption, not Abandonment - (At the heart of Christian hope is the future resurrection of the saints at Christ’s return and the arrival of the new heavens and the new earth) - {PDF Copy}
  5. New Covenant - New Creation - (The promises to Abraham find their fulfillment in the New Covenant in Jesus and the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The One Return of Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The Parousia of Jesus will be a single event of great finality, both for the righteous and the wicked)
  7. God is not Late - {PDF Copy} - (In the interim between Christ’s ascension and his return, God has granted humanity the opportunity to repent before that day arrives)
  8. Vindication or Condemnation - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus results in vindication for some, and condemnation for others)
  9. New Creation and His Advent - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus in glory will usher in the Day of the Lord, the final judgment, and the New Creation)
  10. Meeting Jesus  - {PDF Copy} - (Paul reassured the Thessalonians that both living and dead saints will participate in the arrival of Jesus from heaven)
  11. Just Judgment of God - {PDF Copy} - (2 Thessalonians 1:5-10 - His arrival will mean vindication for the righteous but everlasting destruction for the wicked)
  12. Day of Christ - {PDF Copy} - (The return of Jesus will be the Day of the Lord when the dead are raised, the wicked are judged, and death will cease)
  13. The Day of Visitation - {PDF Copy} - (Peter exhorted Christians to persevere in sufferings and to live holy lives in the knowledge of the impending “day of visitation)
  14. Blameless in Holiness - {PDF Copy} - (Believers must persevere in afflictions and pursue love so they may stand blameless in holiness when Jesus returns – 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13)
  15. The Last Enemy, Death - (The arrival of Jesus at the end of the age will mean resurrection and the termination of the last enemy, death) - {PDF Copy}
  16. His Appearing - (When Jesus “appears” again, faithful believers will rejoice exceedingly and participate fully in the glories revealed on that day) - {PDF Copy}
  17. The Day of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (The day of “wrath” is coming when the wicked will pay the ultimate price for their disobedience to God – Romans 2:5)
  18. Rescued from Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (1 Thessalonians 1:9-10 - Jesus is already in the process of "rescuing" us from the coming wrath)
  19. Resurrection and New Creation - (Paul links the bodily resurrection of believers to the New Creation since both are integral to the promised redemption) - {PDF Copy}
  20. Has Bible Prophecy Failed? - (After decades of failed prophetic expectations, it is time for believers to reexamine many popular ideas about the “last days”) - {PDF Copy}
  21. The Great Gathering - (There is a coming final gathering when the saints will be assembled before Jesus in glory, but the wicked will be collected and cast from his presence) - {PDF Copy}

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