The hon louis farrakhan gave this powerful subject at 1st ame church in los angeles ca on november 27, 1984. In the progress of the cause of god on earth, there are certain great crises, or turning points of destiny, full of deep interest to him and to the intelligent universe such was the coming of christ, an event around which were concentrated the interests of the whole human race, and of the moral government of god in all ages. Background: the return of christ is a glorious event on god's prophetic calendar, but this wonderful doctrine can at times be confusing because some passages are ambiguous as to which aspect of the return of christ is being described and many commentaries use the term second coming generally to. The doctrine of the lord jesus christ's return prior to his thousand-year milliennial reign is not only scriptural but an ancient belief that was held by the overwhelming majority of notables of church history although their views on this important doctrine varied, they nevertheless believed jesus christ would return before.
I come to certain points in which i do not believe that one can grant either the superlative wisdom or the superlative goodness of christ as depicted in the gospels there one does find some things that do not seem to be very wise for one thing, he certainly thought that his second coming would occur in clouds of glory. As in times past, the church will again embrace and proclaim this doctrine when the next major crisis reminds us that our hope is not in the stock market, retirement funds, or home equity, but rather in the triumphal return of christ the purpose of this article is to address this question: do we believe jesus can come at any. The first century disciples also believed that christ's return was eminent during their day if you contrast matthew 24 with the persecution of the first century saints , as well as the destruction of jerusalem in 70 ad, one living during that time period could have easily concluded that the time of christ's second. If the fundamentalists truly believed that “no prophetic sign had to occur” before the “eminent coming of christ,” then they were wrong all the years from 1830 to 1948 in saying jesus could return any day literally tens of thousands of fundamentalist clergy and laity before 1948 declared from the pulpit or in personal.
Paul believed he could be among those who would be taken alive with christ into heaven he did not know the time, but lived as if christ could return any moment three specific applications can be found in the new testament based on these teachings first, we are to make sure we know christ if christ will return at any. Whisenant, a former nasa rocket engineer turned prophecy teacher, became famous through a booklet that included two of his works: 88 reasons why the rapture could be in 1988 and on borrowed time1 in this booklet, whisenant predicted that jesus would return to rapture his church sometime.
To prepare kenya for the eminent return of jesus christ objectives to challenge young people in kenya to a life of active service in their various stations of life to instil in young people in kenya a desire for the study of god's word and spirit of prophesy to provide training to young people on christian living and. Imminency, as it relates to bible prophecy, simply means that the return of jesus christ for the church can happen at any moment no warning signs will indicate a short-term countdown we as christians remain on alert 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if a wife knows her husband normally gets home from work shortly after.
We believe that all scripture centers around the lord jesus christ in his person, work, and in his first and second coming therefore, no portion of the old testament is we believe in the eminent return of jesus christ, the rapture of the church and the great marriage of the lamb (i corinthians 15:50-56 i thessalonians. As one who believes in the authority and inspiration of the scripture there is the hope and conviction that the return of christ is not only imminent, but that the eminent columnist, once said that today you can no longer hold up to public pillorying and ridicule groups such as african-americans or native. And the appearing of the glory of our great god and savior jesus christ, [the second coming in glory] who gave himself for us to redeem us from all iniquity and to purify for himself a people of his own who are zealous for good deeds ( titus 2:11-14) jesus will come for his bride, the true church at an unexpected hour.
The long wait for the always imminent second coming of jesus christ may soon be over, and not just for the worlds 21 billion christians but 16 billion musl. Those who believe the “second coming” is eminent should remind themselves this has been predicted since the time jesus was supposed to have lived in fact, the bible says jesus himself thought the world would end in his lifetime to those who believe a) a second coming is eminent and b) donald. Evangelism – we will obey the great commission of jesus christ to go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature (matthew 28:19 mark 16:15 acts 1:8) salvation – we will proclaim the gospel of jesus christ, compelling youth to live saved and holy lives in anticipation of the eminent return of jesus christ.
Christ predicted the destruction of the temple (luke 21:6, matt 24:2, mark 13:2) he also predicted the coming of the holy spirit (luke 24:49 acts 1:8) could he return before these things were fulfilled jesus told peter that he would get old and die (john 21:18-19) could his coming be imminent as long as peter was still. How about this: the imminent coming of the eminent scholar will result in his immanent presence the return of christ what does the bible teach about the return of the lord is it imminent or immediate the books of 1 and 2 thessalonians make it clear that the return of the lord for his church is. That is, jesus will not return i invite others to review this understanding from a paper i have compiled it can be downloaded (word document) from http://www geocitiescom/gopopnow/1doc it lays out the understanding and also explains why the school believing his return is eminent is incorrect remember, blind faith is no.
When martin luther was going through the tremendous upheaval and agitation in europe during the protestant reformation, he thought that the great distress coming upon the church in the sixteenth century was a clear sign of the eminent return of jesus luther looked for it in is lifetime, and he was wrong. Q108 : paul and the imminent return of jesus please consider the following verses i say therefore to the unmarried and widows, it is good for them if they abide even as i i suppose therefore that this is good because of the present distress—that it is good for a man to remain as he is: are you bound to a wife do not. The second coming is a christian and islamic belief regarding the future return of jesus christ after his incarnation and ascension to heaven about two thousand years ago the idea is based on messianic prophecies found in the canonical gospels and is part of most christian eschatologies views about the nature of.