Expectation of Jesus’ Coming and the Canon

One point I would add to the following helpful article is that believing Jesus will come during one’s lifetime is not the same thing as saying his return is “imminent.” I believe the Bible teaches that every generation should expect Jesus in their lifetime. But it does not teach that there are no prophesied events that must happen before his arrival.

Did Early Christians Believe That Jesus Would Return in Their Own Lifetime? Implications for Canon


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