This article discusses the return of Christ, specifically, where the Bible speaks of it, how it will happen, what will the reactions be, as well as how everyone will see him.
What role ought the return of Christ to play in our Christian life? This article explores this question and shows that his return is an essential part of his work of salvation, and thus we cannot afford to neglect thinking about it as well as living in light of it.
We do not find the expression "kingdom of God" in the Old Testament. The sovereign rule of God, however, is affirmed in various ways throughout the Old Testament. The royal rule of God is expressed in the kingdom of heaven. This essay reflects on how the presence of the kingdom functioned in the teaching of Jesus Christ and the future expectation of the kingdom in the return of Christ.
The focus in chapter 4 is Paul’s view of heaven. The author reflects upon the eschatological aspects of heaven, notably the final state of believers. He first notes the Old Testament background to Paul’s understanding of heaven, then the basic structure of Paul's thought, and finally a focus on the believer’s final, future state prior to and after the return of Christ.