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Offline crispinlewis

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Does Christ come back in secret
« on: December 18, 2020, 06:34:26 AM »
He talks about the sign of the son of man appearing in the heavens ( the sky ) he said he will come as a thief, so a sign would show he has already returned?
 

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Re: Does Christ come back in secret
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2020, 08:41:28 AM »
No, "he comes as a thief" i.e. Unexpectedly, like a thief who breaks into the house when least expected.
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[26] If therefore they shall say to you: Behold he is in the desert, go ye not out: Behold he is in the closets, believe it not. [27] For as lightning cometh out of the east, and appeareth even into the west: so shall the coming of the Son of man be. [28] Wheresoever the body shall be, there shall the eagles also be gathered together. [29] And immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of heaven shall be moved: [30] And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all tribes of the earth mourn: and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with much power and majesty.
Our Lord's first coming was in secrecy, humility and poverty; in His second, openly, in triumph and majesty. He will come unexpectedly for those who live worldly lives, who live as if there were no death or eternity or God.
"The World Must Conform to Our Lord and not He to it." Rev. Dennis Fahey CSSP

"My brothers, all of you, if you are condemned to see the triumph of evil, never applaud it. Never say to evil: you are good; to decadence: you are progess; to death: you are life. Sanctify yourselves in the times wherein God has placed you; bewail the evils and the disorders which God tolerates; oppose them with the energy of your works and your efforts, your life uncontaminated by error, free from being led astray, in such a way that having lived here below, united with the Spirit of the Lord, you will be admitted to be made but one with Him forever and ever: But he who is joined to the Lord is one in spirit." Cardinal Pie of Potiers
 
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Re: Does Christ come back in secret
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2020, 12:14:45 PM »
He talks about the sign of the son of man appearing in the heavens ( the sky ) he said he will come as a thief, so a sign would show he has already returned?

Do you have a set schedule you follow where you make the same post over and over again, Pioflower?
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Re: Does Christ come back in secret
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2020, 09:22:05 PM »
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