Second Coming

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Second Coming

(less commonly), Second Advent
the prophesied return of Christ to earth at the Last Judgment
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At a 1971 dinner, the future president of the USA, Ronald Reagan, told California Legislator James Mills that "everything is in place for the battle of Armageddon and the Second coming of Christ.
Shattering the one-dimensional conception of Miller as some delusional crackpot who foolishly predicted a specific date for the Second Coming of Christ, this well-written, sympathetic biography effectively examines the numerous complexities of an untrained layman who studied his Bible, believed that it could be plainly understood, and discovered a message that, he hoped, would result in the conversion of souls.
In the last section, "Slogans related to Christianity," he primarily deals with two issues: the comparison of the biblical holy wars to Islamic jihad, and the second coming of Christ.
In truth, however, what Pope John Paul II once dismissed as "millenarian fantasies" distort not only the biblical message but also the traditional Christian understanding of the Second Coming of Christ and the end times.
The work, sung unaccompanied by the choir, describes the reign of the Antichrist, the resulting chaos, and the subsequent second coming of Christ who triumphs over the Devil.
Yogananda, Paramahansa, The Second Coming of Christ (Los Angeles: Self-Realization Fellowship Press, 2004), pp.
This work, by incorporating a large body of documentary materials within its text, gives an account of the events surrounding the massacre and also provides significant context in terms of the millennial religious doctrine of the Mormons, who believed that they and the Native Americans were charged with establishing a sovereign political entity in North America's Great Basin as a condition of the second coming of Christ, and the conflict that such a belief had led to with the federal government.
I love the season of waiting and preparing our hearts for the birth of Christ and waiting for the second coming of Christ.
Yet William Hill spokesman Graham Sharpe said: "We are offering the same odds on this as we are on a sighting of Elvis being confirmed or the second coming of Christ, 1000-1.
The most ridiculous projects would have fabricated a Second Coming of Christ and denounced Fidel as the Antichrist or dropped cases of toilet paper (in very short supply in Cuba) emblazoned with images of Fidel and Khrushchev.
Spokesman Robin Hutchison said: "Sven can talk about miracles all he likes - but the second coming of Christ is more likely.
Portland TV pro Frank Mungeam bounced about like a game show host, telling us how to get our faces on TV by making sure our story has a hook more compelling than the second coming of Christ - as long as Christ has undergone an extreme makeover and also has a solution to skyrocketing oil prices.

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