When is Jesus Coming Back?? God knows!
Do you know why Jesus has not come back for us yet?
Because God is so good, so loving, so caring, so merciful, so graceful, and so kind that He wants to give every person on this earth a chance to hear about Him and make their own decision as to weather they want Him to be their God.
It is written in the book of Second Peter chapter 3 verse 9.
2 Peter 3:9
9 The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness,
but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that
all should come to repentance.
2 Peter 3 God’s Promise Is Not Slack
Here is 2 Peter 3
I am going to explain in my words what I believe Peter is saying. The writings in italics are my explanations. The words in bold are what is written in Gods Holy word, the Bible.
2 Peter 3
New King James Version
God’s Promise Is Not Slack
1 Beloved, I now write to you this second epistle (in both of which I stir up your pure minds by way of reminder),
Christians, I am writing this second letter to remind you. (An epistle is a letter. This is the second letter Peter has written to them.)
2 that you may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us, the apostles of the Lord and Savior,
Remember the words that the prophets wrote and of the commandments. The 10 commandments and the new commandment Jesus gave us, to love one another as we love ourselves.
3 knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts,
Know this that during the end times many people will be skeptics, they will want to do only what they want to do, they will have a “What about me?” attitude, I need some “Me time” I will do this because “I am worth it.” They will make fun of Jesus and of His coming return.
4 and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.”
Many will not believe and remind us that people have been talking about Jesus return for a long time and that He hasn’t returned yet and they doubt that He will. For this reason the Bible clearly states, NO MAN SHALL KNOW THE HOUR! I believe a terrible disservice has been done by people making a claim that they know the day of Jesus return when the Bible is absolute about NO ONE KNOWING!
5 For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water,
They will convince themselves on purpose, they will deliberately decide that God did not make the earth, nor the universe. (The Big Bang theory - I say God said, Bang)
6 by which the world that then existed perished, being flooded with water.
7 But the heavens and the earth which are now preserved by the same word, are reserved for fire until the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.
They will not believe the flood really happened (even though there is strong geological evidence that is did,) and they will refuse to believe in the end of the world and the judgment of God.
8 But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
But Christians, remember this, Gods time is not the same as mans time. To us it may seem like a thousand years, but to God it is as only a day.
9 The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.
God is not being slow about sending Jesus back for us as He has promised, but because God is so good, so loving, so caring and kind. He will not send Jesus until every person on this earth has had a chance to hear about Him and of their own free will choose Him to be their God and be sorry for any thing they have done that God considers as bad, or a sin, and be forgiven so they can go to heaven.
Do you know Jesus? Would you like to know if He is real? There is an experiment you can take, the God is Real Experiment, it only takes a few minuets to take. Then you will know for yourself if God is Real.
GOD IS REAL- THE EXPERIMENT
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2 Peter 3:10 - 18 New King James Version
The Day of the Lord
10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat; both the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up.
11 Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,
12 looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be dissolved, being on fire, and the elements will melt with fervent heat?
13 Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells.
14 Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless;
15 and consider that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation—as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you,
16 as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which untaught and unstable people twist to their own destruction, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures.
17 You therefore, beloved, since you know this beforehand, beware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked;
18 but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.
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