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BIBILICAL OUTLOOK ON THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST IN CONTRAST TOMANY POPULAR IDEAS OF THE RAPTURENameCourseDate
1The second coming of Christ our Saviour refers to the faith of the Christians that the Lord will return to the earth to fulfil His commitment to his believers. During His first approaching to the earth, He was conceived by Mary, her mother through the Holy Spirit. Hisbirth was simple, taking place in a manger at small town in Bethlehem. His simple birth fulfilled major prophecies of Jesus Christ including the Prophecy of John the Baptist1. On the other hand, rapture describes the event that will happen when Christ our Lord takes Christians from the earth to Heaven. Additionally, his arrival to earth will be a proof to fulfil the prophecies said about Him by both Old and New Testament seers. Christian believers are eagerly anticipating for this specific day for over a hundred years. Moreover, Christians are spreading the gospel of truth across the world, emphasising that the return of Christ our saviour is closer than ever2. This essay will describe the biblical outlook of the second coming of Christ our Lord, in contrast to many ideas of the rapture.The return of Jesus Christ is characterised by His majestic return with the believers to overthrow the devil from the earth. The Christ and the angels will fight Satan and his followers. His glorious victory is demonstrated by reclaiming his presence on the earth by defeating the devil together with His followers. In addition, Christ victory will be followed by