Augustine on Christ’s second coming: “That day lies hid, that every day we may be on the watch.... He who loves the coming of the Lord is not he who affirms that it is far off, nor is it he who says that it is near; but rather he who, whether it be far off or near, awaits it with sincere faith, steadfast hope, and fervent love.”
The Forgotten Second Coming
This article asks what is at stake if the future-oriented dimension of the faith is overlooked. It suggests that we will forget that redemption is more than spiritual, we will lose perspective regarding the problem of evil in the world, and we will lack an appropriate context for personal holiness. But if our minds are on the second coming, then our churches will be all the healthier today.
The End of the World Is Here
Christians live with the expectation that the second coming of Christ is imminent. What does it mean today to live in expectation of judgment day? Based on 1 Peter 4:7-10 there are four things that should characterize the Christian life in anticipation of the return of Christ.
Worrywarts Are Near-Sighted Lessons on Anxiety Series: Part 4
The Signs of His Coming
The Return of Christ: Everlasting Punishment
The Return of Christ: The Final Judgment
The Return of Christ: The Resurrection of the Dead
The Return of Christ: Millennium Matters
The Return of Christ: The Antichrist
The Return of Christ: The Great Apostasy
The Return of Christ: The Future of the Jews
The Return of Christ Bible’s teaching on the Second Coming
Is the Lord's Return Imminent?
This article explains how the New Testament authors could say that the second coming of Christ was imminent, even though now 2,000 years have passed and he has yet to return. The day is still at hand today, since no other events need to happen on the prophetic calendar before the return of Christ.
The Inaugurated Kingdom Empowers Missional Living
The coming of Jesus marked an inaugurated eschatology that pointed to his second coming. This is so because Jesus brought the kingdom, bound the strongman, and through the preaching of the gospel is fulfilling the reality of the kingdom. This understanding is crucial to missional living.
The hope of the Christian is on the second coming of Christ. This article looks at postmillennialism and the second coming of Christ. It argues that postmillennialism has no base in the Reformed confessions and Scripture.
Did Jesus Stand Us Up?
Is there a second coming? The return of Christ is real, certain, and should bring encouragement to believers.
A Survey of the Doctrine of the Return of Christ in the Ante-Nicene Fathers
What did the early church believe about the second coming or return of Christ? This paper explores the views of the ante-Nicene fathers on this topic and touches upon the conditions of his return, the result of his return, personal preparation for his return, relationship to the first resurrection, tribulation, etc.
What Will Happen When Christ Returns?
Christ's Glory in His Second Coming
Salvation Accomplished by the Son – Introduction to Jesus's Saving Events
This introduction is an exploration of the broad scope of the work of Christ. It covers the work of Christ from his incarnation to his second coming.
Awaiting His Return
The author of this article reminds believers of the right attitude they should have as they wait for the second coming of Jesus Christ.
What should believers know about the future? This is the question that the author attempts to answer, to equip believers with the correct mentality in the face of unexpected events in life, as well as the second coming of Christ.
The Coming of the King
There are many varying perspectives among evangelicals on the doctrine of Christ's second coming. This article outlines a biblical perspective on Christ's return.
The Coming of King Jesus
How can believers be certain that Jesus will return? It is certain that Jesus will come again, because Jesus is controlling everything in this world to advance the day of His coming. Secondly, Jesus' first coming serves as a sign, since it was a fulfillment of prophesy. Similarly, the second coming of Jesus and judgment day has been prophesied.