- the coming of Christ on Judgment Day.
Origin of Second Coming
less commonly Second Advent
- the prophesied return of Christ to earth at the Last Judgment
The return of Jesus, prophesied in the New Testament, to judge the living and the dead and bring about the final triumph of good over evil. The writings of the Apostles in the New Testament express the belief that the Second Coming will happen soon and suggest that it may happen within a generation of their own time. (See Judgment Day.)