List of articles on the Return of Christ
Analysis of New Testament Verses
When and how will Jesus return, and what will happen? – An analysis of the Second Coming verses in the New Testament.
Christ’s Return in Revelation
The Return of Christ in the Seven Last Plagues in the book of Revelation – His return will not be an isolated event, but will be preceded and followed by a series of profound events; the “Day of the Lord”.
The End of the Age
An analysis of the phrases “the end” or “the end of the age,” as used in the Bible. At the end of the age, Christ will return, those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, the righteous will receive everlasting life, but those who commit lawlessness will be thrown into the furnace of fire.
As analysis of Christ’s description of history, including the destruction of Jerusalem, and end-time events, as contained in Matthew 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21.
Little Apocalypse side-by-side
This article serves as support for the main article on the Little Apocalypse. Because the reports of Christ’s teaching in the three gospels differ in some respects, this article presents the three chapters side by side to show the similarities and differences.
This generation will not pass away until …
Jesus said, “Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place” (Matt 24:34). Who is “this generation?” – An analysis of how the gospels use the phrase “this generation.”
The Son of Man come
Jesus also said, “You will not finish going through the cities of Israel until the Son of Man comes” (Matt 10:23). What is the meaning of the phrase, “the Son of Man comes” in this verse?
Kingdom of God
A study of the phrase “kingdom of God” in the New Testament. Similar to an earthly kingdom, that it has a King, laws, and citizens. Its King is God. Its laws are given in the Bible; Jesus used parables to explain how the kingdom of God works (e.g., Mark 4:26, 30; Luke 8:9-10).
Some standing here will not die
Jesus said, “some standing here shall not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming” (Matt 16:28). Does this refer to His Physical Return?
Jesus said that He will return soon
This article shows that His disciples also believed that Christ will return soon. For example, “It is the last hour” (1 John 2:17-18) or “God … will soon crush Satan under your feet” (Rom 16:20).
Was His promise to return soon was fulfilled in His Resurrection, Ascension and Enthronement? This articles shows that the Apostles still expected His soon coming after His resurrection and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit.
Destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70
Was His promise to soon return fulfilled in the Destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70? Or was A.D. 70 merely a type of the complete destruction when Christ returns.
Why did Jesus not return soon?
Jesus promised to return before some of His hearers have died (e.g., Matt 16:28). Starting with the dispensational view of why this promise did not come true, this article analyses the 490 years of Daniel 9 to develop an understanding of the delay in Christ’s Return.
Other articles series
Articles in this series
- When and how will Jesus return?
- Christ’s Return in the book of Revelation
- What did Jesus mean by “the End of the Age“?
- Little Apocalypse – Jesus’ description of the End
- Matthew 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21 side-by-side
- “This generation will not pass away until …” (Matt 24:34)
- “You will not finish … until the Son of Man comes” (Matt 10:23).
- What does “the Kingdom of God” mean?
- “Some standing here shall not taste death until …“ (Matt 16:28).
- Jesus said and His disciples believed that He will return soon.
- Did He return “soon” by His Resurrection?
- Did He return “soon” by the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70?
- Why did Jesus not return soon?
- List of articles with brief descriptions