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Question: Will Christ at the second coming be made of flesh? Answer: Yes. This is what the Bible says: It is true that “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us” (John 1:14). The Word gave up the glory he had in heaven and became a little lower than the angels in order to do the will of his Father in heaven. But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower ...


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Here are a few references to Jesus return: Heb 9:28, “Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him.” It will be glorious, visible and unmissable because of great events in the heavens and earth (Matt 24:27, 29-31, 16:27). The Second coming ...


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This idea primarily comes from the teachings of Ellen G. White, whom the Seventh-day Adventists consider a modern-day prophet. Early Writings, p 65: The pope has changed the day of rest from the seventh to the first day. He has thought to change the very commandment that was given to cause man to remember his Creator. He has thought to change the greatest ...


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The Second Coming of Christ won't be hidden. The whole world will see it. 24 For the Son of Man in his day will be like the lightning, which flashes and lights up the sky from one end to the other. (Luke 17:24) The coming of Christ is associated symbolically with a trumpet call: 30 “Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the ...


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I think you might be overthinking this. Going by NKJV, Acts 9:1-9, Christ did not necessarily "appear" physically. Verses 3-4 only indicate that Paul heard a voice and saw a light, and that light could have been anything As he journeyed he came near Damascus, and suddenly a light shone around him from heaven. 4 Then he fell to the ground, and heard a ...


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The Biblical predictions refers to the predictions found in Revelation of the reunification of Church and State, specifically in America, in the last days. Below is what is believed by most Seventh Day Adventists: In Rev 12:13-16, we see that God's church (the women) was a persecuted church throughout history. She existed through a time where there was no ...


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The second century apologist Justin Martyr discussed the two comings in his Dialogue with the Jew Trypho. I'll give a chapter of it here and list a few chapter titles with a link to the entire text. '' CHAPTER XXXII -- TRYPHO OBJECTING THAT CHRIST IS DESCRIBED AS GLORIOUS BY DANIEL, JUSTIN DISTINGUISHES TWO ADVENTS. And when I had ceased, Trypho said, "...


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The Sadducees did not believe in the resurrection of the dead, the question was simply a set up. Even though they did not believe in this, the resurrection they are referring to is the resurrection of dead the Pharisees believe in, which according to Act 23 is similar to what Paul (Christians) believes in. 6 But when Paul perceived that the one part were ...


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It depends on your definition of the Messianic Age. According to the Catholic Catechism and its interpretation of the Nicene Creed, Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah (436) The word "Christ" comes from the Greek translation of the Hebrew Messiah, which means "anointed". It became the name proper to Jesus only because he accomplished perfectly the divine ...


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I believe these are the two main candidates for what you are after: And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. - Matthew 24:14 NIV The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but ...


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Matthew 24 Jesus talks about his second coming and mentions several signs that will happen before his coming, and since not all of them have occurred yet, his 2nd coming hasn't occurred. One of Jesus' main points is his 2nd coming will be obvious, all people will know when he comes. Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to ...


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Are there any extra-biblical writings that documents what the early Christians believed about the second coming of Christ? Of course there are! The following have all written about it: Didache The Epistle of Barnabas (70 AD - 132 AD) Tertullian (155 AD - 222AD) Irenaeus (130 AD - 202 AD) Lactantius (250AD - 325 AD) Hippolytus (170 AD -230 AD) The Shepherd ...


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Obviously, in any set of beliefs, certain matters overlap. Some of the quotes you gave relate to the belief that 1914 was the beginning of Jesus's rule in the heavens, but are not necessarily a fundamental part of it. The first important point underpinning this belief is the understanding that Jesus 'coming' is a presence. You can read an official ...


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"There are some Christian denominations who deny that Christ Jesus will return visibly, when he comes with the heavenly hosts to judge the living and the dead. Revelation 1:7 declares that "every eye will see him" when he comes with the clouds, but some denominations think this is a euphemism for "seeing" with spiritual eyes; of ...


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Will Christ at the second coming be made of flesh? According to most Christian denominations the answer is yes. I assume that you are questioning whether Christ will appear at the Second Coming according to the flesh? To start of with, at the resurrection of Jesus, he rose from the dead, in body and soul! On one occasion, St. Thomas actually put his finger ...


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This is what Jesus said: 36 “But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only. 37 For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 38 For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah ...


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OK, for the purpose of full disclosure before this question is closed and borrowing heavily from my original comment.... Nine Rivers from Jordan, The Chronicle of a Journey and a Search by Denis Johnston I suspect the reference comes from Irishman Denis Johnston's book Nine Rivers from Jordan, The Chronicle of a Journey and a Search. The quotation comes from ...


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The bible doesn't speak of a Messianic Age. The Jews do, also called the "Age to Come," the "Future Age," and the "World to Come"; and it included the judgement of mankind and the resurrection of the dead. Likewise, Catholics believe the 2nd Coming is the Last Day/ Judgement Day and it includes the resurrection of the dead. If there was an appropriate term ...


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One of the basic precepts of Christianity, as well as Judaism, is that there is an eternal portion of the human being which is eternal, and known as the soul. That precept is loosely based on the idea that man was created in God's image. Looking at Genesis, we find; Genesis 1:27 KJV So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; ...


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This part of this revelation speaks about 2 things: Darkness and corruption and Vengeance. This part of section 112 is not taking about corruption in the church today, it's talking about the state of the world when the church was organized. It is not a prophecy about the spreading of corruption in the church, rather the coming of judgement to the world. ...


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It really does depend on your eschatological view. Futurists/Dispensationalist want to place passages like Luke 21:12 in the future before the second coming of Christ. However, Partial Preterists/Covenantalists as well as some Amillennialists (like myself) see passages Luke 21, Matthew 24 and Mark 13 as Jesus' prophecy of the destruction of the temple in 70 ...


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The church father Irenaeus  (130-202) said there were many names that could be produced from the number, and he speculates about the name using the “Greek fashion of calculation”, using the value of the letters contained in 666 and trying to mathematically produce a name. He attributes the erroneous number 616 to a copyist error, and states that none of the ...


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Are there Christian churches that believe in isolated living? The short answer is yes First of all, there are the Amish. They more or less live separated from the world. A central concept behind much of the Amish lifestyle and practice is the idea of separation from the world. Of course, the Amish would agree that this means to be separate from overtly ...


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At the second coming, Jesus will descend or he will reborn again? The biblical answer is Jesus will descend on His Second Coming just like when He ascended with clouds. "For the Lord himself will descend from heaven, with a cry of command, with the archangel's call, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first."(...


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Read Matthew 24:30(ESV) - "Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory..." Jesus referred to himself as, and is referred to as, the "Son of Man" many times throughout the New Testament. In ...


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Without getting into an elaborate explanation about the second coming of Christ, I'll say simply that you could just as accurately have called the "second coming of Christ" the second coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered to him, we ask you, brothers and sisters, not to become ...


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Rhetorician has given an excellent answer to your question. There are many different views about the second coming of Christ but if I may, I would like to add a few points taken from the Bible. The first coming of the Christ, the Messiah, happened some 2,000 years ago. He was the humble servant king, prophesied in Isaiah chapter 53, who was oppressed and ...


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Would believing the coming again of the Son of Man has already happened be considered heretical by the Catholic Church? The short answer is yes, as it definitely goes against the traditional point of view of the Church and almost all Catholics would not accept it. It also goes against the Apostles Creed: "He will come again to judge the living and the ...


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This answer is based on a Catholic Answers website article by Catholic Apologist Tim Staples: Why Are There Two Judgments. From an individual's perspective, according to CCC 1022, upon death the immortal soul immediately enter into one of possible 3 states (as particular judgment): the blessedness of heaven immediately [for the saints] the blessedness of ...


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What is the biblical and historical basis for the belief that the Second Coming of Christ hasn't happened yet (as of 2021)? The short answer is that no one can claim without a reasonable doubt that Christ has already returned. What conditions are needed before Christ to return on earth? For example, Jesus characterized the mental state of the world just ...


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