Revelation of Christ

The second advent of Christ. Three different Greek words are “used by the apostles to express this, (1) apokalupsis (1 Cor.” “1;7; 2 Thess. 1:7; 1 Pet. 1:7, 13); (2) parousia (Matt. 24:3,” “27; 1 Thess. 2:19; James 5:7, 8); (3) epiphaneia (1 Tim. 6:14; 2” Tim. 1:10; 4:1-8; Titus 2:13). There existed among Christians a “wide expectation, founded on Matt. 24:29, 30, 34, of the speedy” return of Christ. (See MILLENNIUM.)

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