In particular the annual Day of Atonement would be relied on, and that in proportion as the expected Parousia.
8) as well as the Parousia (1 John ii.
History has offered the authoritative commentary on the prophecy of the Parousia of Christ.
io); yet for Jews it might continue for the time (pending the Parousia) to be seemly and expedient, especially for the sake of non-believing Judaism.
And how can we limit the day of the Lord entirely to the second Advent and the parousia?
This may be defined as the expectation of an imminent Parousia or overturning of the current state of affairs.
16-21); nevertheless here also the Parousia in the synoptic sense is looked for (John xxi.
The Parousia fills a large place in his thought, and, if more prominent in his earlier writings, is not altogether absent from his later, although the expectation of personal survival does seem to grow less confident (cf.
xiii.); in other utterances its consummation is connected with Christ's own return, His Parousia (Matt.
2 Peter describes the place of their detention as Tartarus, and teaches that Christ's Parousia is to bring the whole present system of things to its conclusion, and the world itself to an end (iii.
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