Building on his assertion that the promises of God are sure, Peter transitions from his talk regarding Noah and the Flood to speaking about the Lord’s return.
The return of Christ will be both glorious and terrifying. It will be glorious in that all of creation will see Him as He is and will clearly recognize Him as the Son of God. More importantly, Israel will at last see Jesus as her Messiah and it will lead to national repentance. In all … Continue reading A Layman’s Thoughts on Revelation 1:7 — “Behold, He cometh with the clouds”
When we look at our circumstances, it’s hard to imagine that the Lord is ever coming back. Thankfully, His return is not based on our imaginations, but on the sure promises of His Word.
Jesus Christ brings to the world something it desperately needs: Hope. For the believer that hope includes a guaranteed home in heaven, and the sure return of the Lord Himself. That kind of hope should be overflowing our lives. It should be contagious.
When it comes to doctrines like the Rapture, what we need to walk away is the comfort in knowing that this is not the only life there is, and that as a believer, I have a living Savior Who is strongly intent in coming back for me, and that He is going to give me a permanent home in Heaven one day.