Coming on the clouds of heaven
*This is Part 2 of a series on the Coming of Jesus. To read Part 1, click here.
Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see ‘the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven’ with power and great glory.
When people read Jesus saying that he will be “coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory” in Matthew 24:30, it often taken to mean that he will be doing that literally as opposed to figuratively.
Careful now, before you put on your heretic hunting hats and grab your pitchforks — let me explain why I say that Jesus wasn’t telling his followers he would be surfing across the sky on literal clouds.
As I pointed out in my last post, to truly understand Jesus, and indeed the New Testament, we need to better know the Old Testament texts. This phrase that Jesus used about “coming on the c… <a href="http://www.thatancientfaith.blogboss.co.uk/index.php?page=home&article=&perma=1403252372&s=rss"
Source: That Ancient Faith-2nd Coming