Jesus said “Behold I am coming quickly”.

The Bible indicates the Greek word “tachy” is used to describe the statement that Jesus coming quickly.

Revelation 22:7 And behold, I am coming quickly. Blessed is he who heeds the words of the prophecy of this book.”  John writes to 7 first century churches in Asia, letting them know Jesus is coming QUICKLY.

The word for quickly is the Greek word “tachy“. which means- SPEEDILY, WITHOUT DELAY.

Study the word tachy in the Strong’s concordance.

There are only 6 times, outside of Revelation, where this word “tachy“.was used.

Matthew 5:25- Make friends quickly (tachy) with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way…

Matthew 28:7- Go quickly (tachy) and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead…

Mark 9:39- But Jesus said, “Do not hinder him, for there is no one who will perform a miracle in My name, and be able soon (tachy) afterward to speak evil of Me.

Mark 16:8- They went out and fled (tachy) from the tomb…

Luke 15:22- But the father said to his slaves, ‘Quickly (tachy) bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;

John 11:29- And when she heard it, she *got up quickly (tachy) and was coming to Him.

There is in NO way that you can get a 2000 year period of time with this word “tachy“. It really means speedily, without delay, a short and measurable period of time.  It is a specific time statement. Imagine inviting a friend for dinner and them telling you that the were coming right over, only to never show up.  That would not be a very trustworthy friend.

For the original audience, which is the first century church, they were expecting Jesus to come quickly, speedily and without delay, just as the His Word says.  He did.  They witnessed the full transition from Old Covenant to New Covenant in that generation.

Just as Jesus did not delay His promises to the early church, He certainly won’t delay His promises to you!

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