second coming

"Second Coming," a series about Jesus' return to Earth, offers cultural commentary on modern-day Christianity. But some Christians called it blasphemous.
The Rev. Bartholomew Orr's feat at Brown Missionary Baptist Church was supposed to show the unexpected nature of Christ's prophesied second coming.
South Carolina is the Pet Sematary of disgraced politicians: They come back to life and act weirder than ever.
Sure, Christians would love their Messiah to come back soon. But things here on Earth keep indicating that won't be happening anytime soon.
Many Jerusalem residents believe not only that the Messiah will return, but that his arrival is imminent – so imminent they
Location and income also skewed the results, with Southerners and members of households making less than $25,000 per year
The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap. (King James version
Jesus is returning to earth shortly, a news-flash had proclaimed one day. I'm a bit worried he might decide to get crucified all over again, once he finds out all that's happened since he left. He'll want to wash away our sins all over again.
I want to be the kind of person who awaits the end of the world like a little kid waits for Santa Claus. If you have that kind of hope, then the only thing funny about the apocalypse is the idea that anyone could predict when it might happen.
A solution exists--restore governmental, economic, and religious morality, be steadfast and patiently persevere. Perhaps nothing short of Divine intervention and sincere repentance can inspire such change.
Think about what has influenced your outlook on the world and what you expect from life. What will your descendants need to know to understand you and your world?
What if the Messiah came to unite all religions under one flag of peace with love -- not forced conversion? What if he came to revive faith through rational discourse -- not violence?
It is evident that Muslims need a spiritual leader who can unite them all under a single banner of peace and instill in them the correct interpretation of Islam.
Of course, Christians have been proclaiming the nearness of Jesus' return ever since there have been Christians. So far, one might conclude, Jesus has been uninterested in taking the bait.
These end-of-the-world prophets are often well-meaning, decent people. The world they live in is less than enjoyable, and so they are looking for a first-class seat out of here.
Even though we don't expect Santa for another few weeks, December 6th is the day when we remember the original "Old St. Nick."
Around 1830 John Nelson Darby, having selected scripture passages from Daniel, Revelation, 1 and 2 Thessalonians and elsewhere, pasted them together, called them a whole, and invented the Rapture, a word not found in the Bible.
it seems to me that the only way forward for leaders who fully understand the dangerous nature of these times is to be both persistently reasonable and persistently theological.
A passionate atheist, is selling -- and personally profiting from -- the age-old joy of servicing the world with true peace of mind.