Second advent sentence example

second advent
  • Faith in the nearness of Christ's second advent and the establishing of his reign of glory on the earth was undoubtedly a strong point in the primitive Christian Church.
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  • This represents the second advent as heralded by a succession of signs which are unmistakable precursors of its appearance, such as wars, earthquakes, famines, the destruction of Jerusalem and the like.
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  • Arabic Apocalypse of Peter contains a narrative of events from the foundation of the world till the second advent of Christ.
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  • The seventh book, De Vita Beata, discusses, among a variety of subjects, the chief good, immortality, the second advent and the resurrection.
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  • For years the subject of prophecy had occupied much of his thoughts, and his belief in the near approach of the second advent had received such wonderful corroboration by the perusal of the work of a Jesuit priest, writing under the assumed Jewish name of Juan Josafat Ben-Ezra, that in 1827 he published a translation of it, accompanied with an eloquent preface.
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  • It was the common belief in the apostolic age that the second advent of Christ was near, and would give the divine completion to the world's history.
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  • Redemption was thought of as still future, as the power of the devil had not been broken but rather increased by the First Advent, and the Second Advent was necessary to his complete overthrow.
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  • The leader in this case was one Mrs Minor, who came to prepare the land for the expected Second Advent.
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  • Next came the Sabbatum Magnum (Holy Saturday or Easter Eve) with its vigil, which in the early church was associated with an expectation that the second advent would occur on an Easter Sunday.
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  • Miguel (q.v.) a personification of the hero-king Sebastian, whose second advent had been expected for two and a half centuries.
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  • While Christ's First Advent delivered believers from Satan's bondage, his overthrow would be completed only by the Second Advent.
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  • Along with these reasons would co-operate towards the exclusion of visible aids to devotion, not only the church's sacramental use of Christ's name as a name of power, and its living sense of his continued real though unseen presence, but also, during the first years, its constant expectation of his second advent as imminent.
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  • And how can we limit the day of the Lord entirely to the second Advent and the parousia?
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