The Last Things

Matt, Derek, and Alastair discuss the doctrine of the Last Things, partial preterism, and Charles Wesley's great hymn, 'Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending.'

The church year begins with Advent. But Advent begins by looking forward to the Second Coming of Christ. Why would we start with the end? The doctrine of the Last Things sheds some light on this tradition. Matt, Derek, and Alastair examine Advent and the Last Things by taking a close look at Charles Wesley’s classic Advent hymn, “Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending.”

Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending — the recording

Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending — the lyrics

A.D. 70

The Great Assize

O Brother, Where Art Thou?


The Merrie Band is real.
Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending
The Three Layers of Advent
The Last Judgment in... A.D. 70?!
Zero to Partial Preterism in 60 Seconds
Disclosure of Christ’s Authority
The Joy of Judgment Day
“Well that’s it, boys. I’ve been redeemed.”
Classic Summary & Happy Harmony

Follow DerekAndrew, and Alastair for more tweet-sized brilliance. Thanks to Timothy Crouch for keeping us organized. Special thanks to Tim Motte for sound editing and show notes. And thanks to The Joy Eternal for lending us their music, which everybody should download out of gratitude for their kindness.

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