Introduction to the “Parousia Series”

Typically, the coming of the Lord is seen as a single historical event.  However, the Greek word parousia, upon which the English is often rendered simply as ‘coming’, suggests much more. The simple identification of the origins of the word parousia offers a tremendous opportunity to cut through centuries of error in order to comprehend the prenatal work of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer.

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Premillenialism a delusion: Watchfulness

How can it be said we remove the motive and incentive to Christian watchfulness, by denying the kind of Advent they hold?  How can they say these injunctions given to the New Testament church to watch for the Lord’s coming mean that they should expect the Second Advent every day, when the Master himself shows that it is death which is referred to?”

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The Preterist-Idealist View of Eschatology

Two well-known men who have abandoned the full preterist label and adopted the preterist-idealist label are John Noe and Todd Dennis. Both of these men are outstanding scholars. John has written several books on eschatology, while Todd is the creator of the acclaimed Preterist Archive website. The perspectives of these men differ, and we will attempt to highlight how each sees eschatology. Both of us have benefited over the years from the insightful contributions of these men.

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