Tag Archives: Second Coming

Hope for New Life

In the resurrected Jesus we have a future hope.  Job asks, with much hope, if someone dies, will they live again?  He wrestled with this because Job knew no one rises from the dead.  What Job wrestled with, Jesus resolved … Continue reading

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Eternity Ready

Jesus is going to come again, and we are to be ready when he comes. Being ready means being watchful and anticipating his coming at all times.  Anticipating his coming means thinking about eternity at all times. Nothing measures meaning … Continue reading

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Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning

If Jesus came today would he find us ready to open the door for him, lamps trimmed and burning?  Would he find us dipped into the presence of God or dipped out of the presence of God?  We’re hoping that … Continue reading

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God’s Patience Our Speed

When God’s patience and our speed come together, God’s family grows.  God is patient with our world based on his loving desire for people to come to him and believe in Jesus.  Our speed in living the mission of God … Continue reading

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Patience Balancing Justice and Mercy

Why is God so slow to deal with those who promote evil and turn against the love of God around us?  It turns out that in God’s wisdom, the interplay of justice and mercy have led him to be patient … Continue reading

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Prophecy of Hope

Peter has just finished talking about his personal interaction and eyewitness testimony of the power of Jesus and his future coming.  Now he is adding to it that there is a wealth of prophecy which shines light into darkness and … Continue reading

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Alert and Set on Hope

Peter challenges us to be alert and sober-minded as we face our days.  We have a future hope of grace in addition to the grace we have received in Christ today.  And so we are encouraged to be ready and … Continue reading

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