The Second Coming of Christ Prophecies

            "He has risen!" screamed many on that third glorious day after Christ was crucified. Christ once walked and taught among us, but the question is could he come again. The Bible clearly states in various places that the Son of God shall return for a second time. By looking at prophetic scripture from the Bible we can clearly see that Christ will come again.

             "And then shall appear the sign of the son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they see the son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory "(Matthew 24:30). This verse from the Bible, written by Matthew, shows Christ intent on returning to Earth. The Second Coming is simply the promise to us from God that Jesus Christ will return to Earth to claim his saved children. People of this day seem to show great apathy toward this subject. Many think that it is beyond them, and many just think it will not affect them. To be truthful this event will affect everyone. When Christ returns he will take the saved to Heaven, but the rest will remain on Earth for seven years to experience the trials and tribulations. The Bible gives us specific prophecies to show when Christ will return. These prophecies are coming true as we speak, so the time must be near for the Second Coming.

             Some prophetic scripture has already come true. One prime example is foretold in the book of Matthew (Jeffrey 261). "And this gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations and then shall the end come" (Matthew 24:14). Bible scholars realized that this prophecy is complete. The word of God has reached the far depths of this enormous world. .

             The Bible also states that the Jewish people must first be allowed back into the Holy Land before Christ can return. "In 1844 the Jewish people were allowed to return to the Holy Land for the first time since the Romans banished them in the first century" ("Second Coming" 1).

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