Sermons on Second Coming
The Signs are Everywhere
Matthew 24 Big Idea: With all of the upheaval in our world today, the question is out there as to whether this is the time Jesus will return. The world matches up every hint in the Bible except one. Raptureready.com Matthew 24:3-14 Jesus said, “don’t be led astray,” people hear, “when you hear of wars.” 24:15-28 Jesus instructs how to rule voices out, while people listen and follow random voices. 24:29-35 Jesus indicates there will be no doubt while people How COVID has affected us
Now and Later
Sermon Scripture: Luke 11:1-4 Sermon Big Idea: One we recognize who we are talking to when we pray, we then ask that same King to rule over us. Luke 11:2b Three thoughts on God’s kingdom The kingdom of God is the second coming of Jesus It will happen. – Revelation 22:7,12,16,20 Are you ready? – Matthew 25 (summary)The kingdom is here in us…or is it? The kingdom of God is the church Luke 22:18 Scot McKnight – King, Rule (redeems, How COVID has affected us
Will we have a free will in Heaven? Does Revelation 21:1 mean there will be no rain in Heaven (Sea is gone)? Who are the Kings of Earth in Revelation 21:24? If God knew who we were before we were made does that mean He knew Adam and Eve would sin? Can I have clarification on the beasts in chapter 13 and the mark of the beast? Are we close to the end due to the fact that most of How COVID has affected us
With deception Satan destroys (Revelation 16:13-16) With truth Jesus destroys (Revelation 19:11-21) With power God reigns victorious (Revelation 16:17-21; 19:1-2) With righteous deeds the church is prepared (Revelation 19:6-9) Any plan that makes life about us is the deceptive voice of Satan. When we use the sword of truth to guide our life, we will be a prepared, righteous bride for the coming of the lamb.
A pause with a purpose The first 7 celebrated a complete community (5:1-8:5) Covenant Community Those persecuted The washed The second 7 was a warning to those who don’t believe (8:6-11:19) They rejected power They rejected prophecy The result was experiencing God’s wrath The third 7 was encouragement to be prepared (15-16) The blame game Accepting Jesus is being saved by Jesus and prepared for Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 Be enCOURAGEd by the greatest rescue plan ever. Be enCOURAGEd for those who have died knowing Jesus. Be enCOURAGEd that your belief in Jesus as Savior gives you hope for his return. Be enCOURAGEd that those who are children of light won’t be caught unprepared. Be enCOURAGEd that the invitation to be a child of the light is still available. Have COURAGE and take action in your reaction to the Gospel!
Back to the Beginning
The Rapture An idea first mentioned in 1830 by Margaret Macdonald A theology first developed in 1830 by John Darby A theology spread by Cyrus Scofield in early 20th century A theology taught by Dwight Moody and Billy Graham A theology further emphasized by Hal Lindsey and Tim LaHaye Matthew 24:36-44 The second coming will be like in the days of Noah The good stays and the evil is taken away 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 The dead in Christ will rise How COVID has affected us
The Greatest Comeback in HIStory!
Jesus’ comeback is certain Jesus promised (Revelation 22:7,12,20) Jesus prophesied another event that came true (Matthew 16,17,20) Jesus’ comeback moment is a secret Only the Father knows (Acts 1:7) Jesus’ comeback will be sudden (Matthew 25:6,13) (1 Corinthians 15:51-52) We need to be prepared We need plenty of oil. (Matthew 25:1-5) We need to use the gifts we have been given (Matthew 25:23;26-30) We need to care for the “least of these.” (Matthew 25:40,45) We need to be proclaimers To How COVID has affected us
Mark 13:32-37 Always Walk Alongside the King Eternal