Day of Christ
The Day of Christ
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Day of Christ
DAY OF CHRIST. Use of the term “Day of Christ,” together with synonymous and related expressions in the NT, indicates that the early Christian communities expected that Jesus would soon return as Lord or Christ (= Messiah). His return would mark the beginning of the time or day of judgment, after which
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Day of Christ
Day of Christ. Phrase used by the apostle Paul in reference to the second advent of Christ (Phil 1:10; 2:16).See Day of the Lord.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Day of Christ
DAY OF CHRIST* Phrase used by the apostle Paul in reference to the second advent of Christ (Phil 1:10; 2:16). See Day of the Lord.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Day of Christ, the
DAY OF CHRIST, THE. A NT expression occurring (with its equivalents) in 1 Cor 1:8; 5:5; 2 Cor 1:14; Phil 1:6, 10; 2:16. It looks more to a moment of time than to a period of time, the moment being when believers meet the Lord. It is that climactic time when the Church’s pilgrimage is finished and she
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Day of Christ
DAY OF CHRIST. This is the period connected with reward and blessing of saints at the coming of Christ for His own. The expression occurs in 1 Cor. 1:8; 5:5; 2 Cor. 1:14; Phil. 1:6, 10; 2:16. In 2 Thess. 2:2 the KJV has the day of Christ incorrectly for the Day of the Lord. The day of Christ is not the
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Day of Christ, the
DAY OF CHRIST, THE — the period at the end of time when Jesus will return to claim faithful believers and members of His church as His own (1 Cor. 1:8; 2 Cor. 1:14; Phil. 1:10). A related concept, Day (1 Cor. 5:5), focuses on God’s judgment against unbelievers. Also see Eschatology.
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Day Of Christ
DAY OF CHRIST.—This is the general expression used by certain of the NT writers to indicate that moment in time in which Jesus the Christ shall reappear to establish His Messianic kingdom. It marks the beginning of that new age which Jews and Christians expected would follow the present evil one. The
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DAY OF CHRIST [ἡμέρα Χριστοῦ hēmera Christou]. “The day of Christ” appears in Phil 1:10 and 2:16. Closely related are “the day of our Lord Jesus Christ” in 1 Cor 1:8 and “the day of Christ Jesus” in Phil 1:6. All of these phrases derive from the prophetic idiom, “the DAY OF THE LORD,” yom yhwh (יוֹם
Key passages
Php 1:10

so that you may approve what is superior, in order that you may be sincere and blameless in the day of Christ,

Php 2:16

holding fast to the word of life, for a source of pride to me in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.

1 Th 4:13–5:2

Now we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you will not grieve as also the rest, who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, thus also God will bring those who have fallen asleep through …

2 Th 2:1–2

Now we ask you, brothers, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our assembling to him, that you not be easily shaken from your composure, nor be troubled either by a spirit or by a message or by a letter alleged to be from us, to the effect …

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