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1 1 Solace for the soulS SECOND COMING OF THE LORD JESUS Presented By: JOY JOSEPH MUNDUKOTTACKAL

2 2 SECOND COMING OF THE LORD JESUS (Part 1) PRESENTED BY JOY JOSEPH MUNDUKOTTACKAL KONKANI CHRISTIAN (BRETHREN) ASSEMBLY Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

3 3 CONTENTS 1.THE FIRST AND SECOND COMING 2.PURPOSE OF HIS COMING 3.TIME OF HIS COMING 4.THE PROMISE OF HIS COMING AGAIN 5.SIGNS OF HIS COMING AGAIN (RELIGIOUS) 6.HOW SIGNS AFFECT THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD 7.HOW DO YOU RESPOND TO THE SIGNS 8.HOW THE RAPTURE WILL BE 9.WHO ALL WILL BE IN RAPTURE? 10.WHY RAPTURE IS THE BLESSED HOPE? Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

4 4 CONTENTS 11. WHY THE DIFFERENT VOICES? 12. RAPTURE WILL BE SEPARATING ALSO! 13. THEORIES ON RAPTURE 14. WHAT TRIBULATION IS? 15. THE NATURE OF HIS COMING 16. YOUR APPROACH AND RESPONSIBILITIES 17. HASTE THE COMING OF THE LORD 18. BE READY FOR HIS COMING 19. RAPTURE WILL BE IMMINENT 20. DECIDE NOW Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

5 5 1. The First & Second coming First coming But now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself. Heb. 9:26 (To save us from the penalty of sin) Second coming Unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation. Heb. 9:28 (To save us even from the presence of sin) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

6 6 2. Purpose of His coming Purpose of his first coming To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord (Lk. 4:19) He came to save the sinners (1 Tim. 1:15) He came to take away the sins of the world (1 Jn. 1: 29) He was manifested to take away our sins (1 Jn. 3: 5) He might destroy the work of the devil (1 Jn. 3: 8) He came to fulfill what is written of him (1 Cor. 15: 1-3) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

7 7 2. Purpose of His coming Purpose of his coming again or second coming Without sin unto salvation – saved from the presence of sin (Heb. 9: 28) Establish kingdom on earth (Acts. 1: 6) Execute judgment to those who have not believed (2.Thes. 1: 8) Bring all things in subjection to him (1.Cor. 15: 28) Restoration of all things (Eph. 1: 10) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

8 8 3. Time of His coming Time is not given (Mat. 24: 36) Will the time be revealed to anyone? Signs are given (Mat. 24: 4-32) Religious signs(Mat. 24: 5, 23) National signs(Mat. 24: 32) Political signs(Mat. 24: 6) Cosmic signs(Mat. 24: 7) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

9 9 3. Time of His coming But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. (Mat. 24: 36) And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. (Acts 1: 7) Those who tried to set time in the past ended up in heresies or cults E.g. William Miller and many around the world Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

10 10 3. Time of His coming Any day from now (Rev. 22: 20) Is His delay a denial? (2Pet. 3: 9) What answer does the Bible give to scoffers? (2Pet. 3: 8) Why does He delay? (Rom. 11: 35) Will He tarry? (Heb. 10: 37) Will He come? (Hos. 6: 3) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

11 11 4. The Promise of His coming again Promised by our Lord Jesus himself I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself (Jn. 14: 2-3). Proclaimed by the angels This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven (Acts 1: 11). Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

12 12 4. The Promise of His coming again Prophesied by the Old Testament prophets Enoch – was the first (Jude 14-15) Isaiah (Isa. 66: 15) Hosea (Hos. 6: 3) Haggai (Hag. 2: 7) Zechariah (Zec.14: 4, 6) Malachi (Mal. 4: 2) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

13 13 4. The Promise of His coming again Written by the Apostles Peter (2Pet. 3: 9) Paul (IThes. 4: 16; Phil. 3: 20; Tit. 2: 13) James (Jas. 5: 7) John (1Jn. 2: 28, 3: 2-3) 1 Thess. 4: 16-17 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; then we, who are alive and remain, shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air. Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

14 14 5. Signs of His coming (Religious) Perilous times (2Tim. 3: 1-4) Form of godliness, denies power (2Tim. 3: 5) Moral decline – Iniquity abounds (Mat. 24: 12) False teachers – damnable heresies (2Pet. 2: 1) Satan’s ministers like… (2Cor. 11: 15) Men draw disciples after them (Acts 20: 30) Men with “miracles and wonders” (Mat. 24: 24) Strong delusion to believe lies (2Thes. 2: 11) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

15 15 5. Signs of His coming (Religious) Coming of Anti-Christs (1Jn. 2: 18) Coming of false Christs (Mat. 24: 5, 23-24) Enemies of the Cross (Phil. 3: 18) Enmity to the gospel (Lk. 21: 7) Religious persecutions (Lk. 21: 12, 16) Preaching gospel to the nations (Mat. 24: 14) Overall a lukewarm feeling (Rev. 3: 16) Love of many become cold (Mat. 24: 12) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

16 16 5. Signs of His coming (National and Political) Re-gathering of Israel as nation (Mat. 24: 32) After centuries, Israel became independent on 14th May, 1948 (Hos.3: 4) from the state of a withered fig (Mat. 21: 18-19) Liberation of other nations same period (Lk. 21: 29) Wars and commotions (Lk. 21: 9) Nations against nations (Lk. 21: 10) Economic gap widens (Lk. 21: 34) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

17 17 5. Signs of His coming (Cosmic in nature) Earthquake in diverse places (Lk. 21: 11) Famine and Pestilence (Lk. 21: 11) Fearful and great signs in heaven (Lk. 21: 11) Signs in the sun, moon and stars (Lk. 21: 25) Roaring waves (Tsunamis) Lk. 21: 25) Powers of heaven shall be shaken [( Change in the speed of orbits) (Lk. 21: 26)] Knowledge shall be increased (Dan. 12: 4) Travel (Communication) increase (Dan. 12: 4) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

18 18 6. How signs affect the people of the world Distress of nations with perplexity Upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; (Lk.21: 25) Man’s heart failing of fear Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken. (Lk. 21: 26) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

19 19 7. How do you respond to the signs? Let not your heart be troubled (Mat. 24: 6) Do not be terrified (Lk. 21: 9) Do not be overcharged with surfeiting (Lk. 21: 34) Do not be overcharged with the cares of life (Lk. 21: 34) Look up and lift your head as redemption draws near (Lk.21: 28) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

20 20 8. How the Rapture will be The two phases of his coming Coming for his saints (Rapture) Coming with his saints (Revelation) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

21 21 8. How the Rapture will be What is Rapture? Coming to the clouds (1Thes. 4: 16; 1Cor. 15: 22) What is Revelation? Coming to the earth (2Thes. 1: 6; Jude 14-15; Zec. 14: 4) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

22 22 Judgemen t seat of Christ Marriage of the Lamb Rewards Coming of the Lord for the saints Coming of the Lord with the saints Tribulation period on earth R U P A E R T L V T R E A E N O I Living Dead raised 1Thes. 4 : 16 The coming of the Lord Tribulation saints Rest of the dead in the grave for 1000 years Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

23 23 9. Who all will be in the Rapture? Dead in Christ will be Resurrected 1Thes. 4: 16 We who are living will be changed 1Cor. 15: 50-52 (All who belong to the church) Old Testament saints Paul wrote nothing about the Old Testament saints, since he was writing to the church. But we see them in the Marriage supper of the Lamb; and no separate resurrection revealed for them – could believe they are also resurrected at the same time (c.f.: Lk. 13: 28-29; Daniel 12: 2) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

24 24 9. Rapture – the blessed hope 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; 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. 1Thes 4: 16-17 Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

25 25 10. Why Rapture is the blessed hope The redemption of our body - Rom. 8: 23 Glorious liberty - Rom. 8: 21 Blessed hope of his coming - Tit. 2: 13 We shall see him as he is - 1Jn. 3: 2 No more parting - 1Thes 4: 17 For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. Rev. 7: 17 Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

26 26 11. Why the different voices? Trumpet of God Raise the dead and gather all (1Cor. 15: 52) (A shadow seen in Num. 10: 1- 5; in the use of two trumpets of silver) Shout of the Lord “COME UP” –To start the journey (Rev. 4: 1). Voice of the archangels To overcome all powers of darkness that may resist resurrection and rapture (Jude 9; Dan. 10:13) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

27 27 12. Rapture will be a separation If you are not a saved person you will be left behind I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left. Two women shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. (Lk.17: 34-36) How sad if you are left behind! Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

28 28 13. Theories on the rapture The pre-tribulation rapture Coming before the tribulation The mid-tribulation rapture Coming at the middle of the tribulation The post-tribulation rapture Coming at the end of tribulation Partial rapture A modern theory of Charismatics Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

29 29 14. What is Tribulation? A period of Jacob’s trouble (Jer. 30: 7) A time such as was never seen before (Dan. 12: 1) Great tribulation such as was never seen before (Mat. 24: 21) Time of refining of Israel (Zec. 13: 9) The time of the vengeance of the Lord (Lk. 21: 22) The seventieth week (Dan. 9: 24-27) Church will be caught up before tribulation Week or “Heptads” are seven years of 360 days Began on BC457 (7+62=69) ended AD27 Now one week left (Ezra 6: 14; Dan. 9: 25) of the 70 th week) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

30 30 15. The nature of His coming His coming is personal (Acts 1: 11) His coming is imminent (1Cor. 15: 52) His coming is visible (Acts 1:11; Rev.1: 7) His coming is sure (Rev. 22: 12; 20) His coming is triumphant (Lk. 21: 27) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

31 31 16. Your approach and responsibilities Wait for His coming (1Thes. 1: 10) Be patient; Stablish your heart (Jas. 5: 8) Be wise; redeeming the time (Eph. 5: 16) Keep words of prophecy in heart (2Pet. 1: 9) Keep a life of holiness (Rev. 22: 11) Watch and pray always (Lk. 21: 36) Haste the coming of the Lord (2Pet. 3: 11) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

32 32 17. Hasten the coming of the Lord How do you respond to evangelism? Among your own household, friends, neighbours and others Your role in preparing others Preaching the gospel to all (2Tim. 4: 5) Call for a life of holiness (2Cor. 7: 1) Assembling together of the saints (Heb. 10: 24-25) Know the urgency of time (1Pet. 3: 15) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

33 33 18. Be ready for His coming Abide in him; that you be not ashamed (1Jn. 2: 28) Keep yourself in the love of God (Jude 21) Deny ungodliness and lust (Tit. 3:12) Love his appearance (2Tim. 4: 18) Watch and be sober (1Thes. 5: 6) Have holy conversation and godliness (2Pet. 3: 11) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

34 34 WHERE ARE WE NOW? MARANATHA OUR LORD IS COMING 1Cor. 16: 22 ARE YOU READY? Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

35 35 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life John 3 : 16 Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

36 36 Be ready for His coming Our sins Love of God Righteousness Justification through Jesus Christ Judgement God’s wonderful plan for your life You can be saved today and have the assurance of salvation Jesus died for your sins Do you know that your sins could be freely forgiven? Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

37 37 19. Rapture is imminent But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. Mat. 24: 36 - 39 Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

38 38 20. Decide now IF YOU ARE NOT SURE; LEST YOU BE LEFT BEHIND Confess that you are a sinner (Rom. 3: 23; 6: 23) Believe with your heart (Rom. 10: 9-10) Confess with your mouth Jesus Christ is the Son of God, who died for your sins, and is risen from dead to save you from your sins Accept him as your Saviour and Lord (Acts. 4: 12) Have the assurance of salvation (1Jn. 3: 1-3) ACCEPT THE FREE GIFT OF SALVATION Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

39 39 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 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. (1Cor 15: 51-52) Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

40 40 But, Lord, “tis for thee, for thy coming, we wait; The sky, not the grave, is our goal; Oh, trump of the Angels! Oh voice of the Lord! Blessed hope! Blessed rest of my soul! Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com

41 41 “ MARANATHA” (Our Lord is coming soon) Be ready for His coming! Your comments are valuable to us: Write now: info@bahrainbrethren.cominfo@bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Visit: www.bahrainbrethren.com Our Thanks to: Bro. Joy Joseph Mundukottakkal


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