(lowercase)Platonism. the presence in any thing of the idea after which it was formed.
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How to use Parousia in a sentence
Luke, or his source, wishes to indicate that the Parousia may be in the night, and so adds the words and .
They betray the conviction that the time of the Parousia is near.
They also betray the expectation of the early coming of the Parousia.
Luke (xvii, 34) wishes to suggest that the Parousia may occur in the night.
Furthermore, it is not only in the earlier epistles that expressions occur which seem to suggest that the Parousia is near.The Literature and History of New Testament Times | J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
British Dictionary definitions for parousia
Christianity another term for the Second Coming
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