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December 5, 2016

Did Jesus come back in the
first-century AD?


In the Olivet Discourse, Jesus described a series of events that would occur before his return. Matthew, Mark, and Luke all record that near the end of this prophetic teaching, Jesus stated “this generation shall not pass till all these things be fulfilled.” But does this mean that Jesus’ return was to occur within the lifetimes of the apostles or is his return still in the future?

For more information on
whether the New Testament teaches that Jesus was to return in the first century, please see our:

Preterism Study

Q:I'm new here. Where should I get started?
The arrangement of topics to the left provides a recommended reading order. It is designed to reflect a step-by-step progression from more basic topics to more complex ones. However, it is not necessary to follow this order. Those who are more familiar with certain topics may easily read whichever studies are of interest without first going through all of the earlier topics in the list.

systematic theology:
a reading guide

logical fallacies
a list of false
arguments