The Old Testament has a twofold prophecy concerning Christ's coming. It speaks of His first coming as the Saviour. To give Himself a ransom. To be the mediator between God and man. To be a perfect sacrifice for sin, and the author of eternal salvation. And, after having put away sin (Heb. 9: 24-26), He was received up into heaven, and entered upon His office as our Great High Priest, where he ever liveth to make intercession for us (Heb. 4: 15, 7: 25, 26). His first coming was to visit the Gentiles to take out of them a people for His name, and after this to return (Amos 9 :11, 12; Acts 15 : 13-17). Between His first and second coming the gospel of the kingdom was to be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations, "and then shall the end come'* (Mat. 24:14). In His first coming He spoke to the people as a prophet, "A prophet shall the Lord God raise up unto you of your own brethren, and every soul that will not hear that prophet shall be destroj^ed from among the people" (Acts 3: 19-26). And He shall send Jesus Christ, who was before preached unto you, whom the heaven must receive until the times of the restitution of all things." So having fulfilled His office as a prophet, and having put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself, and having returned to the right hand of God (Acts 7: 55, 56), He is now fulfilling the office of High Priest. And when this is done. He says: "After this I will return, and vnll build again the tabernacle of David, and I will bring again the captivity of my people Israel, and 1 will plant them upon their land, and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land, which I have given them, saith the Lord thy God" (Acts 15: 16-18; Amos 9: 11-15). The second personal coming of the Lord Jesus Christ is the one certain future event to take place and that very soon. Probably sooner than any one thinks now. But before His coming some events must transpire, some things must come to pass.