The faithLESS say, or it is said of
- 2 Pet. 3:4
"Where is the Promise of His Coming? for since the fathers fell asleep,
all things continue as they were from the beginning of the Creation."
- Is. 5:19
"That say, Let Him make speed, and hasten His work, that we may see it:
and let the Counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know
- Jer. 17:15
"Behold, they say unto me, Where is the Word of the LORD? let It come
- Ezek. 11:3
"Which say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron,
and we be the flesh.
- Ezek. 12:27
"Behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth is for many
days to come, and he prophesieth of the times that are far off."
- Mal. 2:17
"Ye have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied
Him? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and
He delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?"
- Ezek. 12:22-23,25
"What is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days
are prolonged, and every vision faileth? 23 Tell them therefore, Thus saith the LORD GOD; I will make
this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel; but
say unto them, The days are at hand, and the effect of every vision...
I am the LORD: I will speak, and the Word that I shall speak shall come to pass;
It shall be no more prolonged: for in your days, O rebellious house, will
I say the Word, and will perform It, saith the LORD GOD."
- Luke 12:45-48
But and if that servant say in his heart, My LORD delayeth His Coming; and shall
begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;
LORD of that servant will come in a Day when he looketh not for Him, and at an Hour
when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion
with the unbelievers. 47 And that servant, which knew his LORD's will, and prepared
not himself, neither did according to His Will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few
stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to
whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more."
- Mark 8:38
"Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of Me and of My Words in this adulterous
and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son Of Man be ashamed, when He
cometh in the glory of His Father with the holy angels."
The faithFUL say, or it is said of
- Matt. 16:27
"The Son Of Man shall Come in the glory of His Father with His angels;
and then He shall reward every man according to his works."
- Zeph. 1:14-15
"The Great Day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly,
even the voice of the Day of the LORD... That day is a Day Of Wrath, a Day of trouble
and distress, a Day of wasteness and desolation, a Day of darkness and gloominess,
a Day of clouds and thick darkness."
- James 5:7-8
"Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the Coming of the LORD. Behold, the husbandman
waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until
he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for
the Coming of the LORD draweth nigh."
- Zeph. 2:1-3
Gather yourselves together, yea, gather together, O nation not desired; 2 Before the decree
bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of the LORD
come upon you, before the Day of the LORD'S anger come upon you. 3 Seek ye the LORD,
all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought His judgment; seek righteousness, seek
meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the Day of the LORD'S anger."
- 1 Thess. 2:19, Phil. 4:1 "For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not
even ye in the presence of our LORD Jesus Christ at His Coming?...
Therefore, my brethren, dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand
fast in the LORD, my dearly beloved."
- 2 Thess. 2:13-17
But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the LORD,
because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification
of the Spirit and belief of the TRUTH: 14 Whereunto He called you by our Gospel, to the obtaining
of the glory of our LORD Jesus Christ. 15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the Traditions
which ye have been taught, whether by Word, or our Epistle. 16 Now our LORD Jesus Christ
Himself, and God, even our Father, Which hath loved us, and hath given us Everlasting
Consolation and Good Hope through grace, 17 comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every Good Word
- 1 John 2:28
"And now, little children, abide in Him; that, when He shall appear,
we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before Him at His Coming."
- Ps. 22:26
"The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek
Him: your heart shall live for ever."
- Ps. 105:4 "Seek
the LORD, and His strength: seek His face evermore."
- 1 Thess. 3:13
"To the end He may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before
God, even our Father, at The Coming of our LORD Jesus Christ with all
- 1 Thess. 5:23
"And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit
and soul and body be preserved blameless unto The Coming of our LORD Jesus
- 1 Pet. 4:7
"The end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto
- Luke 21:36
"Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted
worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before
the Son Of Man." (The Watchword Promise
of the Pre-Tribulation Rapture.)
Before The Second Coming of our LORD
Jesus Christ, there is coming (and SOON) a time of great suffering, testing, and
victory-- called The Tribulation.
- Joel 1:15
"Alas for the Day! for the Day of the LORD is at hand, and as a destruction
from the Almighty shall it come."
- Nah. 1:6
"Who can stand before His indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness
of His anger? His fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown
down by Him."
- Obad. 1:15
"For the Day of the LORD is near upon all the heathen: as thou hast done,
it shall be done unto thee: thy reward shall return upon thine own head."
- Rev. 6:17
"For the Great Day of His Wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?"
- Ps. 76:7
"Thou, even Thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in
Thy sight when once Thou art angry?"
- Mal. 3:2
"But who may abide the Day of His Coming? and who shall stand
when He appeareth? for He is like a refiner's fire..."
- Zech. 13:9
"I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver
is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on My Name,
and I will hear them: I will say, It is My people: and they shall say, The
LORD is my God."
- Jer. 30:7 "Alas!
for that Day is great, so that none is like it: It is even The Time Of Jacob's
Trouble; but he shall be saved out of it."
- Is. 63:4
"For the Day Of Vengeance is in Mine heart, and the year of My redeemed is
- Joel 2:1-2,11,31
Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in My holy mountain: let all the
inhabitants of the land tremble: for the Day of the LORD cometh, for it
is nigh at hand; 2 A Day of darkness and of gloominess, a Day of clouds and of thick
darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong;
there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the
years of many generations... 11 And the LORD shall utter His Voice before His Army: for
His Camp is very great: for He is Strong that executeth His Word: for the
Day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?... 31 The sun shall be
turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible
Day of the LORD come."
- Is. 11:4
"With righteousness shall He judge the poor, and reprove with equity
for the meek of the earth: and He shall smite the earth with the rod of His mouth,
and with the breath of His lips shall He slay the wicked."
- Rev. 16:14
"For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the
kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to The Battle of that Great
Day of God Almighty."
- 2 Thess. 2:8-12
And then shall that Wicked [The Antichrist] be revealed, whom the LORD shall consume with the Spirit
of His mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of His Coming: 9 Even him [The Antichrist],
whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received
not the love of the TRUTH, that they might be saved. 11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion,
that they should believe a lie: 12 That they all might be damned who believed not the TRUTH,
but had pleasure in unrighteousness."
- Rom. 13:11-12
"Knowing the time, that NOW it is high time to awake out of sleep: for NOW is
our Salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the Day is
at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the
armour of Light."
- Is. 26:20
"Come, My people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee:
hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast."
- Ps. 57:1
"Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in
Thee: yea, in The Shadow Of Thy Wings will I make my Refuge, until these
calamities be overpast."
- Amos 5:6,14-15
Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest He break out like fire in the
house of Joseph, and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Bethel... 14 Seek good, and
not evil, that ye may live: and so the LORD, the God Of Hosts, shall be
with you, as ye have spoken. 15 Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment
in the gate: it may be that the LORD God Of Hosts will be gracious..."
The Resurrection of the Just and the
Pre-Wrath Rapture (for those "which
are alive and remain unto the Coming of the LORD")-
- 1 Cor. 6:14
"God hath both raised up the LORD, and will also raise up us by His own
- 1 Cor. 15:51-53,57-58 "51 Behold, I show
you a Mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 52 In a moment, in
the twinkling of an eye, at the Last Trump: for the Trumpet shall sound, and
the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 53 For this corruptible
must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality... 57 But thanks be
to God, Which giveth us the victory through our LORD Jesus Christ. 58 Therefore, my beloved
brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the LORD, forasmuch
as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the LORD."
- Rev. 1:5
"And from Jesus Christ, Who is the Faithful Witness, and the First Begotten
of the dead, and the Prince of the kings of the earth. Unto Him that loved us,
and washed us from our sins in His own Blood."
- 1 Thess. 4:15-18
For this we say unto you by the Word of the LORD, that we which are alive and
remain unto the Coming of the LORD shall not prevent them [literally, shall not preceed them] which
are asleep. 16
For the LORD Himself shall descend from Heaven with a shout, with the voice of the
Archangel, and with the Trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: 17 Then we which
are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to
meet the LORD in the air: and so shall we ever be with the LORD. 18 Wherefore comfort
one another with these Words."
"Whereby are given unto us Exceeding Great And Precious Promises:
that by These ye might be partakers of the Divine Nature,
having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience Godliness;
And to Godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
For if these things be in you, and abound,
They make you that ye shall neither be barren nor
in the Knowledge of our LORD Jesus Christ."
2 Peter 1:4-8
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