This article is a basic description of the Christian hope.
This article is about hope, and how it is an incentive for godliness. In other words, what does the return of Christ have to do with our piety? The kingdom of God is discussed from a amillennial point of view, as a spiritual kingdom. It also looks at the relation of the kingdom of God to this world.
Bauckham discusses the importance of having a Christian eschatology which looks forward to the new creation promised by God, but also works for change in the present.