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Soon isn’t an issue. It is soon. Observing the times, it is soon. Soon could be 100 years. Soon could be tomorrow. We should always be ready and watching.

You forgot the obligatory reference to 2 Peter 3:8.

The word "soon" implies a chronology that is unknowable. To say that we do not know when Jesus will return but it must be "soon" is both illogical and unbiblical.

I think you are confusing "soon" with "immanent". The Church has always believed in the imminent second coming, but not something that would necessarily happen soon.

16 posted on 11/19/2007 11:36:46 AM PST by topcat54 ("Dispensationalism is a disease ... as contagious as polio.")
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Soon implies just that, soon. And it isn’t an unknowable chronology. It is known to the Father. By His standards, it is soon. And, by our standards it is imminent, whether that be tomorrow or 100 years from now.


19 posted on 11/19/2007 12:43:59 PM PST by Blogger (Propheteuon.com)
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