Tag: preterism

Cyprian (c.200–c.258)

Cyprian (c.200–c.258) For you ought to know and to believe, and hold it for certain, that the day of affliction has begun to hang over our heads, and the endof the world and the time of Antichrist to draw near, so that we must all stand prepared for the battle; nor consider anything but the […]

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Irenaeus (c.120–c.202)

Irenaeus (c.120–c.202) And they [the ten kings who shall arise] shall lay Babylon waste, and burn her with fire, and shall give their kingdom to the beast, and put the Church to flight. (Against Heresies, V, 26, 1) And therefore, when in the end the Church shall be suddenly caught up from this, it is […]

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Justin Martyr (c.110–c.165)

Justin Martyr (c.110–c.165) He [Jesus Christ] shall come from heaven with glory, when the man of apostasy [Antichrist], who speaks strange things against the Most High, shall venture to do unlawful deeds on the earth against us the Christians­­. (Dialogue with Trypho, CX)

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The Shepherd of Hermas (c.95–c.150)

Filed in Church History, Preterism, Pretribulationism, Prewrath by on September 27, 2011

The Shepherd of Hermas (c.95–c.150) [Blessed are] you who endure the great tribulation that is coming on, and [blessed are] they who shall not deny their own life. (Vision 2:2) Those, therefore, who continue steadfast, and are put through the fire, will be purified by means of it. . . . But the white part […]

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Epistle of Barnabas (c.80–c.100)

Epistle of Barnabas (c.80–c.100) In this epistle, the church is exhorted to persevere in this evil present time so it can stand firm when it encounters the future Antichrist. The final stumbling-block (or source of danger) approaches . . . We take earnestheed in these last days; for the whole [past] time of your faith […]

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