Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Chapter 110. A portion of the prophecy already fulfilled in the Christians: the rest shall be fulfilled at the second advent

Justin: Now I am aware that your teachers, sirs, admit the whole of the words of this passage to refer to Christ; and I am likewise aware that they maintain He has not yet come; or if they say that He has come, they assert that it is not known who He is; but when He shall become manifest and glorious, then it shall be known who He is.

O unreasoning men! understanding not what has been
proved by all these passages, that two advents of Christ have been announced:  the one,  in which He is set forth as  suffering, ingloriousdishonored, and crucified;

But the other, in which He shall come from heaven with glory, when the man of apostasy, who speaks strange things against the Most High, shall venture to do unlawful deeds on the earth against us the Christians.

(exact quotes from the above book, and all 30 of the books following this one)

Next, the words of:  Irenaeus (138-202)    or....
Back to:    The Second Coming of Christ    or....

...see a list, with brief quotes, of 30 of these renown 

Early Church Fathers   all on the same page.


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