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Maranatha: or the Lord Cometh
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Maranatha: or the Lord Cometh


Fleming H. Revell 1889

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Discover the meaning of Paul’s unique phrase, “Maranatha!” James Hall Brookes argues that it means “Our Lord Comes!”—and that it points to a future return of Christ. Brookes demonstrates that Christ’s promised return occupied the thoughts and engaged the affections of the early Christians. According to Brookes, Christians today should look with the same believing and longing contemplation to this great, future event.

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Key Features

  • Argues that the phrase “Maranatha!” points to a future return of Christ
  • Explores the emphasis early Christians placed on the return of christ
  • Suggests that Christians shoudl share the same expectation for the return of Jesus as the early Christians did

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About James Hall Brookes

James Hall Brookes (1830–1897) was an early proponent of dispensational premillennialism and the pre-tribulation rapture. He was a popular preacher, and began his writing career authoring pamphlets for wounded Civil War soldiers. He was the editor of the monthly magazine The Truth or Testimony for Christ, which had a circulation of more than 40,000, as well as numerous books, including Salvation: The Way Made Plain, Chaff and Wheat: A Defense of Verbal Inspiration, and Did Jesus Rise?

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