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The Parousia

He was present, inat the formation of the Evangelical Alliancewith whose aim and operations he remained in warm and active sympathy to the last. One thing that confu For me personally, this was both a monumental and a very fascinating read. His pleasant manners and genial spirit, his native humor and genuine wit, his extensive reading and wide knowledge and most retentive memory, made conversations with him agreeable and profitable.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Russell had held the doctrine of the past second Advent Preterism for many years before writing or even speaking on the subject. It is one of the most persuasive and challenging books I have read on the subject of eschatology and has had a great impact on my own thinking. It was to him a source of constant delight to see one point after another fall into harmony with what he believed to be the central truth.

Spurgeon on “The Parousia” Well-known conservative writers and theologians in our day are saying similar things about Russell and the preterist view.

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The University of Aberdeen soon signaled its appreciation of the book by conferring on the author a diploma in divinity, which he valued all the more highly because it came from his alma mater. James – webmaster says Russell’s Parousia takes the Bible seriously when it tells us of the nearness of Christ’s return.

Expectation of Future Blessedness at the Parousia. Here he continued to serve until his years and failing health led to retirement near the end of His advocacy of the good cause was russwll frequent demand for meetings in London and the suburbs.


As far as Revelation To ask other readers questions about The Parousiaplease sign up. This was the first work I walked through during my personal introduction to preterism, and Russell’s work continues to thrill, every time I revisit it. Parable fussell the Pounds ii. Parable of the Pounds ii.

The Parousia a time of judgment to enemies of Christ and of Deliverance to His people Events which must precede the Parousia. With excellent linguistic analysis, solid hermeneutic and powerful exegetical skills, Russell shows that there is no way to deny that Jesus and his followers not only believed in a first century, end of the age parousia, but, they taught it as divine truth claiming the inspiration of the Holy Spirit as their authority.

Prophetic Intimations of the approaching Consummation of the Kingdom of God: We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to aprousia it back into pri This is a reproduction of a book published before The Second Wild Beast 6.

Those who claim to interpret the Bible literally, trip over the obvious meaning of these time texts by making Scripture mean the opposite of what it unequivocally declares. Yet he never states how he believes Satan will be defeated at that time.

The Second Coming of Christ. Scholars have recognized and grappled with this imminence element, that is the stated nearness of the day of the Lord, seldom finding satisfactory answers.

After a stay of five years in his second church, Russell was attracted to a new church in the rapidly growing Bayswaterwhose chapel in Lancaster Road was built in In the study of preterism, this is foundational This classic is well worth the read.

Never having heard of preterism until recently, it intrigues me greatly that a book of this magnitude dealing with prophecy from a preterist perspective was written in the mid-nineteenth century.

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The Parousia: The New Testament Doctrine of Christ’s Second Coming

The “parousia”, or “presence” of Christ could not be any clearer, unless he was clearly seen by “every eye”. In modern times, this work has, and continues to impress those who read it. That said, this is still one of the first books I’ll hand a friend interested in rhssell subject. Reading Russell is a breath of fresh air in a room filled with smoke and mirror hermeneutics. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat We know of nothing recorded in history which can be adduced as in any way a probable fulfilment of this prophecy This article has multiple issues.


Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Quotes from The Parousia: Was not his resurrection the supposed truth that he in fact did? Caleb rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Yet his presence was to invisible, just as stated at Acts 1: Especially when we consider the actual circumstances of those early Christians, many of them enduring cruel sufferings and grievous persecutions, and all of them eagerly looking for an approaching hour of deliverance which was now close at hand, – what purpose could it have answered to send them a document which they were urged to read russelp ponder, which was yet mainly occupied with historical events so distant as to be beyond the range of their sympathies, and so obscure that even at this day the shrewdest critics are hardly agreed on anyone point?

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The Man Child 4. Parable of the Wicked Husbandman iv. The “parousia” then is an important part of God’s Purpose, for it not only aids in “separate[ing] the sheep from the goats”, but also serves as a parousis to help honest-hearted ones to make their stand for God’s side. His religious decision dates from about his sixteenth year under the influence of his older brother.

The Parousia: The New Testament Doctrine of Christ’s Second Coming by James Stuart Russell

Please try again later. I still have questions, but I have been extremely blessed with this art of Bible study on the subject How great is this book! Prophetic Intimations of the approaching Consummation of the Kingdom of God: