The Scoffers Of 2 Peter 3

    Perhaps the most interesting epistle in the New Testament, at least from an eschatological standpoint, is 2nd Peter.  Although this epistle has been bitterly attacked throughout the centuries  —  some denying its apostolic authorship, and others disallowing its place in the N.T. canon  —  it remains a fruitful field of study for those who truly love Christ and…

St. Basil of Caesarea- Why the World Must End

(from The Hexaemeron, c. 370 A.D.) Thus, seeing that figures which move in a circle [orbit] always return upon themselves, without for a single instant interrupting the regularity of their course, do not vainly imagine to yourselves that world has neither beginning nor end. “For the figure of this world passeth away” (1 Cor. vii….

St. Augustine- On the New Heavens and New Earth

(from City of God, c. 426 A.D.) “And I saw,” he says, “a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heavens and the first earth have passed away; and there is no more sea.” This will take place in the order which he has by anticipation declared in the words, “I saw One…