Coming Once, Twice

Once

The promise.

But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.

Micah 5:2

The wait.

For I tell you the truth, many prophets and righteous men longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it

Matthew 13:17

The fulfillment.

But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman …

Galatians 4:4

Twice

The promise.

For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first

I Thessalonians 4:16

The wait.

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope – the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Titus 2:11-13

The fulfillment.

No one knows about that day or hour …

Mark 13:32

2 responses to “Coming Once, Twice”

  1. I love the book of Titus. Great verse!

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    1. Deep study, that! Blessings.

      Liked by 1 person

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