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The other half of Rapture Ready’s Nearing Midnight series this week.  Very good!

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Promise of His Coming

A biblically prophetic reality that perfectly fits our present day, and that has been looked at a number of times, is the forewarning given by the apostle Peter especially to the generation alive at the end of the Church Age:

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, and saying, “Where is the promise of his coming?” for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. (2 Pet 3:3-4)

Almost in every case of looking at this prophecy, the point has been exclusively dwelt upon that both the religious and non-religious of the world mockingly chide those of us who believe Jesus Christ will return to planet Earth. This is a prophecy that has observably come to pass in our time.

However, it is the phrase “promise of his coming” I would like to consider here, rather than the chiding sarcasm of the mockers.

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