Posts Tagged ‘ Second Coming ’

VerseD: Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth,  for the Lord has spoken.

Isaiah 25:8, ESV

When Christ came, He took away our sin and shame.

When Christ comes, He will remove pain, fear, sadness, and death forever.

VerseD: John 12:14-15

And Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, just as it is written, “Fear not, daughter of Zion; behold, your king is coming, sitting on a donkey’s colt!”
John 12:14‭-‬15, ESV

DHe entered Jerusalem on a donkey, the King arriving to make His sacrifice.
When He returns, it will be on a white horse to remove His enemies.
We celebrate His coming and warn of His return!

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: Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.
Philippians 4:4, ESV

For all our Lord has done and is doing, for all His gifts and care, we have every reason to rejoice and praise Him. Let us celebrate His first and second coming every day!

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: Matthew 6:34

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”
Matthew 6:34, ESV

Tomorrow’s problems? Too far away. Deal with today’s problems.
Christ’s return? Completely out of your control. Let Him handle it.
Have peace knowing God is in control.

VerseD: Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love
Ephesians 4:2, ESV

As our Lord bore our sinfulness with all patience, humility, and gentleness because of His love, we should show the same to others, holding on to the hope and promise that He will return to reward our faithfulness with rest and life.

VerseD: Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.
Psalm 28:7, ESV

We can live with confidence and thankfulness that our God has redeemed us and promised to return to restore all things.

VerseD: 2 Thessalonians 3:3

But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.
2 Thessalonians 3:3, ESV

Our Lord will deal with those who persecute the Church and the one who attacks the faithful, especially when He returns. He will hold His faithful in His faithfulness until then.

VerseD: Psalm 27:14

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!
Psalm 27:14, ESV

Our Lord is not slow in coming nor to deal with injustice. He is coming soon! Wait patiently and faithfully, as He is patient and faithful with us!