9 Differences Between Jesus' Two Arrivals
Christmas celebrates Jesus has arrived and yet He is arriving again.
Consider the first eight marked differences between His two appearances on earth:
1st time - only 1 star in the sky points to Him
2nd time - all the stars will fall for Him.
1st time - no room for Him on earth
2nd time - all the room of the universe is His
1st time - only a few will worship Him
2nd time - all will bow down before Him
1st time - came in humility
2nd time - comes in glory
1st time - came for peace and joy
2nd time - comes in punishment and judgement
1st time - defeats evil
2nd time - removes evil
1st time - arrived in a womb
2nd time - arrives on a cloud
1st time - left earth alone
2nd time - gathers in ALL His friends
Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. (Matthew 24:24)
The ninth difference with Jesus' final arrival is hell or heaven, for the season of grace has closed.
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