The Olivet Discourse
James 5- written in the same context of the fulfillment of the Great Commission, undeniably affirms the nearness of Christ's parousia!
The world mission completed, Hebrews declared "in a very, very little while, the one who is coming will come, and will not delay!"
After affirming the completion of the World Mission, Paul said the Lord was near!
The completion of the World Mission was a sign of the imminent end. A look at 1 Corinthians shows that Paul believed the end was near!
The completion of the World Mission was to be a sign that the end was near!
Jesus told his personal apostles to preach the Gospel to the uttermost parts of the earth. Did they fail, did they refuse?
Paul said he was chosen to preach the Gospel to all the world and all nations. He also said his mission was completed!
Jesus said preach the Gospel to every creature-- Paul said Done!
Jesus said the Gospel was to be preached to the world (cosmos) to "every creature" (ktisis); Paul said Done!
Into all the nations-- Mission Accomplished! How much clearer could Scripture be?
Please forgive he brightness issue-- working on it! Was the Gospel preached into all the world in the first century?
Did you know that all futurists believe in a "Gospel of Destruction"? It is undeniable!