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The Second Coming

The second coming, also called rapture/the Day of the Lord (sometimes sung as the mid-night cry) is a topic rarely spoken of, for several reserved reasons. But Jesus taught on this. Let’s start by some key players in the second coming; there’s a trumpet sound, there’s a King, there’s a people.
The trumpet sound: everyone will hear it, but not every spirit can respond to it. The King: every eyes shall see Him (Revelations 1:7), but not all will be caught-up. The people: only the redeemed shall be saved (1 Thessalonians 4:15-17, Matthew 24:13), the dead in Christ shall rise and the living redeemed shall be caught-up.
Jesus is coming again, this time not as a Suffering Servant (The Sacrificial Lamb) but as the Glorious King (Luke 21:27). Jesus in the bible highlights that His second coming is as a thief in the night.
This means it's in an unexpected time (Matthew 24:44); it is soon or even sooner than expected for some (2 Peter 3:8-10). Therefore, this visit is of high significance (Acts 1:10-11), as Jesus clearly and carefully taught on it, for example all-through Luke 21, and in verse 33, he assures that it will come to pass (definitely happen), and that no man or living being knows when but the Father alone (Matthew 24:36).
Jesus, all through Matthew 24, lets us know that the thought of rapture/end-times should not stimulate fear in us (verse 6), but godly living and holy expectation (verse 42).
So, What do we do? Matthew 24, 1 Corinthians 16:13-14. Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. Live a sanctified life by walking in God's command. (We are sanctified continually by the Truth - the Word: John 17:17)
As a Just Judge, that Our Father – God, is, Jesus in Matthew 24:14 lets us know that “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.”
If you have not accepted Jesus as your Master and Lord, do it now. And if you are already in faith, keep up the faith. Matthew 24:45-51. Don’t play games with your soul. Heaven is real, hell is real. …Holiness without which no man shall see God, the Bible says. (Hebrews 12:14)
Recommended reading: Matthew 24, Mark 13, 2 Timothy 3, 1 Thessalonians 5, 2 Peter 3.
Remain forever blessed.

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