Parousia And The Earth Burning

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According to (Harris, 2014), the author of II Peter seems to be concerned with false teachers, and some assume that the words predicting Parousia and the Earth burning are aimed directly at them and other nonbelievers. The author states that false teachers are “slaves of corruption,” and compares them to dogs eating their own vomit; this author’s description of Parousia is interesting and vivid, as he believed that the world goes through cycles of destruction and resurrection (Harris, 2014). He advises his followers to work hard to rush along the impending judgment, as good works and proper behavior will cause God to implement the end of times sooner (Harris, 2014). 8
Harris, S.L. (2014). The New Testament: A Student’s Introduction
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