How Will Christians React if Jesus Never Comes?

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    In light of the other thread, I find this an interesting question, as well. I'm a prolific reader of science fiction, and several authors have dealt with this question: How long will believers wait before losing faith?

    It's been 2,000 years. At what point do you believe that Christianity will lose faith in Christ's return? Never? In 1,000 more years? In 5,000 more years? What impact does the non-returning of Christ have on the belief system?

    After all, it's been predicted hundreds of times, to no avail. Would we have any reason to believe that it actually will occur?
     
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    Just like they have up till now, keep thinking he is coming soon.
     
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    They'll just make up another story.
     
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    That's what you see now, the "interpretations" of the Bible change every couple of generations or so.
     
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    Fiddlesticks.

    Christians understand we will not know the day. Christ may appear tomorrow, or not for another thousand years or longer.

    So really, for Christians, it makes no difference.
     
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    What do you think about the people who try to predict the date/time, like the other thread on this subject? Bonkers, if you ask me.
     
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    Well it's a direct contradiction of the bible to do so...
     
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    Yeppers.

    Bible also tells us also there will be false prophets, etc.



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    And that people will think they have more wisdom than believers, and will laugh at believers.

    All true.
     
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    Christ will come again. They were skeptical Christ would come when He was prophesied to in the Merdian of Time. And yet He did. He will come soon as prophecied. How soon, I don't know. But considering the signs...
     

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