Summary: Four implications of Our Lord’s Return a Second Time Should Encourage us to Live Spiritually right.
TEXT: Rev. 7:1-"Look, he is coming with the clouds,
and every eye will see him...."
THEME: God’s Word is Truth!
PROP.: Be prepared for the Return of Christ
T/SENT.: By examining the following Scriptures, we
may see the elements surrounding the
Return of Our Lord and know that it is real.
I.IT IS A PROMISE
A. Made by the Lord, Jn.14:1-3
B. Made by Angels, Acts 1:11
C. Made by Apostle Paul, Heb. 10:37
II.IT IS A PLAN
A. Our Blessed Hope, Titus 2:11-13
B. Our Purifying Hope, IJn.3:3
C. Our Comforting Hope, IThess. 4:16-18
III. IT HAS PURPOSE
A. Fulfilling His promise, Jn. 14:28
B. Receiving His Church, Acts 15:14
C. Rewarding His Faithful, Lk. 12:42-44
ILLUS-Five Special Crowns for Believers
IV. IT HAS A PATTERN
A. Heavenly sound, I Thess. 4:16
B. Believers’ changing, ICor.15:51-54
C. Believers’ reuniting, I Thess. 4:16,17
V. WE NEED TO PREPARE FOR IT
A. By repenting, Ps. 38:18; Lk. 5:32
B. By Receiving Christ, Jn. 10:9
C. By Living for the Lord, I Thess. 5:6