Posts Tagged ‘ Return ’

VerseD: Isaiah 55:11

so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

Isaiah 55:11, ESV

We faithfully share the Gospel. God uses it in ways we may never know to change hearts and minds to His glory.

VerseD: Psalm 130:5

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope

Psalm 130:5, ESV

God’s Word – Scripture – reminds us of His promises, and the greatest is that The Word – Jesus, the Son of God – has saved us and us returning soon.

VerseD: Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Revelation 21:4, ESV

At Christ’s return, there will be no more need for crying as we finally see His full redemptive work fully realized throughout Creation, and all our worries and pains are gone.

VerseD: Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

Revelation 3:20, ESV

Christ’s return is imminent. He calls to each of us to change, to live a life of love, sacrifice, and grace in His Name.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 13:13

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13, ESV

We have faith in the Faithful One who saves us, hope in His return, and love Him by loving others through compassion and sharing the good news of His saving work and imminent return.

VerseD: Joshua 1:9

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
Joshua 1:9, ESV

We have the promise given to Joshua and reiterated by Jesus that He is always with us, to the end of the age. We can be sing and courageous in the hope of Jesus’ presence and imminent return.

VerseD: Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and forevermore. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will do this.
Isaiah 9:7, ESV

God has come to us and saved us, and when He returns His Kingdom shall be the only kingdom full of His saved saints.

VerseD: Matthew 2:10-11

When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.
Matthew 2:10‭-‬11, ESV

Whether we have riches or nothing, feel like experts or novices or somebody’s or nobodies, God gave us the ultimate sign of hope through the gift of His Son.
Let us worship Him with everything we have, are, and do. For this baby grew to become our ransom from sin and death, and He is coming again!

VerseD: Luke 12:40

“You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”
Luke 12:40, ESV

Jesus can return at any moment. This should give us a sense of urgency to proclaim the Gospel and of hope in the end of suffering and evil.

VerseD: Jeremiah 31:3

the Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.
Jeremiah 31:3, ESV

God has appeared to the True Israel, now from a distance of time, and demonstrated His love and faithfulness by bearing our punishment and shame. And He is with us always until His return.