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"I Will Come Again"

I Will Come Again


Come Quickly, 
Lord Jesus

 Means "Presence"

I Will Come Again

I.   “I Will Come Again” 
II.  Signs of Christ’s Presence 
III. Establishing the “Secret Presence” Concept 
IV. “Caught Up Together With Him” 
V.   “Every Eye Shall See Him” 
VI.  The Man of Sin 
Appendix A 
Appendix B 
Appendix C 
Appendix D 
Appendix E 
Scripture Index


I Will Come Again


Appendix D

“Bright Shining” — Astrapee

In Matthew 24:27 the Greek word astrape can mean lightning or shining. In Luke 17:24 the Greek word lampo only means shining. Therefore, these parallel passages prove that the gradual rising of the sun symbolizes how Christ’s presence will be gradually revealed as we progress further into The Day of the Lord.


Matthew 24:27


Luke 17:24


  “the Son of man...in his day”
“For as the lightning [astrapee] cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming [parousia] of the Son of man be.” Matthew 24:27   “For as the lightning [astrapee], that lighteneth [astrapto] out of the one part under heaven, shineth [lampo] unto the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day.” Luke 17:24


Strong’s #796 — astraph, astrapee 
[Can mean “lightning” or “bright shining.”]

Matt. 24:27
Matt. 28:3 
Luke 10:18
Luke 11:36
Luke 17:24
Rev. 4:5
Rev. 8:5
Rev. 11:19
Rev. 16:18
-For as the lightning cometh
-His [angel’s] countenance was like lightning [“bright shining”]
-I beheld Satan as lightning fall
-as when the bright shining of a [“bright shining”]
-For as the lightning, that lighteneth
-proceeded lightnings and thunderings
-thunderings and lightnings, and an
-there were lightnings, and voices,
-voices, and thunders, and lightnings


Strong’s #797 - astrapthv, astrapto
Luke 17:24
Luke 24:4

-the lightning, that lighteneth out
-stood by them in shining garments: [“bright shining”]


Strong’s #2989 - lampv, lampo 
[Only means “shining.”]
Matt. 5:15
Matt. 5:16
Matt. 17:2
Lk. 17:24
Acts 12:7
2 Cor. 4:6
-And it giveth light unto all that are
-Let your light so shine before men,
-And his face did shine as the sun [Jesus on Mt. of Transfiguration]
-Shineth unto the other (part)
-A light shined in the prison:
-God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts