Summary: To show CHRIST's return will guaranteed to come, but it's only in the FATHER'S knowledge when will these things take place.
Is it true mother knows best?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show CHRIST's return will guaranteed to come, but it's only in the FATHER'S knowledge when will these things take place.
Hebrews 10:37 (Amplified Bible)
10:37 For still a little while (a very little while), and the Coming One will come and He will not delay.
Praise and thank You very much LORD JESUS, for You are comforting me in Your guaranteed soon return, even so LORD JESUS come quickly.
The LORD will come in just a little while
Subtitle: Study on the Book of Hebrews
A. Date of writing: Before AD. 70
B. Style of writing: Best Greek style
C. Authorship: Not specific, but generally attributed to Apostle Paul. Can be also ascribed to Barnabas, Luke, Apollos
D. Audience: Hebrew Christians
E. Theme: Christ is superior to the prophets; Christ is superior to angels - J. Vernon McGee's Thru The Bible
F. Purpose: The chief doctrinal purpose of the writer was to show the transcendent glory of the Christian dispensation, as compared with that of the Old Testament.Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. A very little while
"For still a little while (a very little while),"
Little or "mikron" in Greek meaning: small, little.
While or "hosos" in Greek meaning "as great as, as far as, how much, how many, whoever"
Isaiah 26:20 (Amplified Bible)
26:20 Come, my people, enter your chambers and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the [Lord’s] wrath is past.
Habakkuk 2:3-4 (Amplified Bible)
2:3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time and it hastens to the end [fulfillment]; it will not deceive or disappoint. Though it tarry, wait [earnestly] for it, because it will surely come; it will not be behindhand on its appointed day.
2:4 Look at the proud; his soul is not straight or right within him, but the [rigidly] just and the [uncompromisingly] righteous man shall live by his faith and in his faithfulness.
Luke 18:8 (Amplified Bible)
18:8 I tell you, He will defend and protect and avenge them speedily. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find [persistence in] faith on the earth?
GOD's timing respects no other time for He's the Creator of time, so this time is not relative but absolute.
2 Peter 3:8 (Amplified Bible)
3:8 Nevertheless, do not let this one fact escape you, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years and a thousand years as one day.
B. The LORD will come and will not delay
"and the Coming One will come and He will not delay"
Revelation 22:20 (Amplified Bible)
22:20 He Who gives this warning and affirms and testifies to these things says, Yes (it is true). [Surely] I am coming quickly (swiftly, speedily). Amen (so let it be)! Yes, come, Lord Jesus!
James 5:7-9 (Amplified Bible)
5:7 So be patient, brethren, [as you wait] till the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits expectantly for the precious harvest from the land. [See how] he keeps up his patient [vigil] over it until it receives the early and late rains.