Resurrection and Parousia of the Son of Man
The resurrection of Jesus is central to the Christian faith. This article argues that resurrection is essentially a feature of the last times and the outstanding aspect of the Christian hope. The New Testament makes it evident that the resurrection of Jesus was linked not only with his death but also with his parousia. The major theme of this study is the nature and significance of this connection.
Hope and Holiness
To John Calvin, Christian hope is rooted in the return of Christ. This article shows how this influenced Calvin’s view of holiness.
Hope: The Best of Things
What does it mean to have hope? Christian hope is differently from worldly hope. Based on Romans 15:8-13 this article shows that Christian hope in its nature is rooted in the faithfulness of God.
Optimism and Pessimism – Science and Eschatology
How can a Christian give himself to work for the coming of the kingdom of God, while we know that the present world is destined for destruction? A very optimistic view of the future and the possibilities of science often leads to a postmillennial view of eschatology.