A-Z: General definitions: Day of the Lord


Biblical term for a time when God acts or reveals himself in a particular way. In the New Testament describes the day when it is believed that Jesus will return to the earth to finally defeat evil and establish his kingdom (Matthew 24:30-31). Believers are told to be prepared for its sudden arrival at all times (Matthew 24:42). It is associated with cataclysmic natural events(Psalms 18:7-15).

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Big ideas: Apocalypse, Revelation, the End Times, the Second Coming

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