Category Archives: Second Advent

The Coronation

I am at the age where I can ask myself, ‘where was I sixty years ago today’? Hold on to that for a moment. Let’s just go forward perhaps several decades. Setting # 1. Have you ever been surprised by … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher’s Funeral: Bishop of London’s Sermon In Full

In his sermon the Right Reverend Richard Chartres said: “After the storm of a life led in the heat of political controversy, there is a great calm.” And that was the mood and atmosphere of the service at St Paul’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

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The Promise After Christmas

Christmas time is a reminder that God in the Person of Jesus Christ came to live with us, to quote a line from a familiar carol, ‘Born that man no more may die’ John 1:1-3, 14; 3:16. We look forward … Continue reading

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Anthony Hoekema; Adventists And Walter Martin, Part I

Comment on excerpts from, ‘Kingdom of the Cults’, by Walter Martin – Bethany House Publishers, 2003. p. 535. As an explanation for the inclusion of a chapter in a book on cults entitled, “The Puzzle of Seventh-day Adventism,” (Appendix B), … Continue reading

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Celebrate The Jubilee of Jubilees!

I was there! Someone describes some great or significant event to you and you could say, yes I know, “I was there!” Watching some of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pageantry on Television sent me down memory lane. I was there! … Continue reading

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Anglicans And The Second Coming Of Jesus Part IV

“But isn’t it in Thessalonians and in Revelation replied the presenter,” Nicky Campbell. “But we don’t read the Bible that way anymore,” protested Bishop Lowe. “We read the Bible with a more modern interpretation.” “But,” insisted Nicky Campbell, “it is … Continue reading

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Exploring The Secret Rapture And The Second Coming Of Jesus

In the previous post the link to Fr. Jonathan includes his views on the ‘Secret Rapture’ as well as the Second Coming of Jesus. The best work discussing the Secret Rapture and the Second Coming of Jesus that I have read … Continue reading

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Anglicans And The Second Advent – Part III

Continuing the theme of the Second Coming of Jesus I once acquired four half hour sermons on two tapes by the late Dr. John Stott. I think that was back in the mid-1970s? They have long gone with ‘borrowing’. They were … Continue reading

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Anglicans & The Second Advent Part II

The previous post  arose out of the BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’ on 8th January and the ‘End of the World’ scenario. My question, following Bishop Lowe’s protestations, was what do Anglicans believe about the Second Coming of Jesus? Has a more … Continue reading

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Anglicans And The Second Advent Part I.

“But that’s fundamentalist teaching! That is what causes so much trouble,” protested Bishop Stephen Lowe. In religious as well as atheist speak ‘fundamentalists’ who read the Bible literally, (as opposed to literalistic), are trouble-makers and the bishop was obviously very … Continue reading

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