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1 The Return of Jesus Christ “The Day of the Lord”

2 2 The Return of Jesus Christ 2 Ths. 2:1-3; 2 Pet. 3:1-4 PERPLEXING PERVERTED PROMISED PERSONAL POWERFUL PERSUASIVE

3 3 Promised Return By the word of God, 2 Pet. 3:1-4By the word of God, 2 Pet. 3:1-4 – Jesus promised it, Jno. 14:1-3 – Angels announced it, Acts 1:9-11 – We look for fulfillment, 2 Pet. 3:13 Rests upon the authority of God’s word, 1 Ths. 4:15-16Rests upon the authority of God’s word, 1 Ths. 4:15-16

4 4 Personal Return Acts 1:9-11 Actual, 1 Ths. 4:16Actual, 1 Ths. 4:16 Visible, Heb. 9:28Visible, Heb. 9:28 – Second time (first, 9:26) – We shall see Him, 1 Jno. 3:2

5 5 Personal Return Acts 1:9-11 From heaven, 2 Ths. 1:7; Phil. 3:20From heaven, 2 Ths. 1:7; Phil. 3:20 – Wait for His coming from heaven, 1 Ths. 1:10 – In His presence, 1 Ths. 2:19 (Col. 3:4) Coming with His saints, 1 Ths. 3:13Coming with His saints, 1 Ths. 3:13 Descend from heaven, 1 Ths. 4:16Descend from heaven, 1 Ths. 4:16 Gathering together with Him, 2 Ths. 2:1Gathering together with Him, 2 Ths. 2:1

6 6 Personal Return Acts 1:9-11 Coming of (Day of) the Lord: A Day of Judgment, Zeph. 1:14-15Coming of (Day of) the Lord: A Day of Judgment, Zeph. 1:14-15 – Coming of the Lord in judgment: Against Jerusalem in A.D. 70 Matthew 26:64; 24:30Against Jerusalem in A.D. 70 Matthew 26:64; 24:30 Against Rome, Rev. 1:1, 7 (14:14; 17:1; 19:1-2, 11-21)Against Rome, Rev. 1:1, 7 (14:14; 17:1; 19:1-2, 11-21) Against world at end, Acts 17:30-31Against world at end, Acts 17:30-31

7 7 Powerful Return Resurrection of the deadResurrection of the dead – All in the graves, Jno. 5:28-29 – Resurrection at the last day, John 11:23-26 – All shall be made alive, 1 Cor. 15:20-26

8 8 Powerful Return Judgment Day, Jno. 5:27; Acts 17:31; 2 Cor. 5:10; Rom. 2:16; Matt. 25:31-33Judgment Day, Jno. 5:27; Acts 17:31; 2 Cor. 5:10; Rom. 2:16; Matt. 25:31-33 – Reward, Matt. 25:34 (Jno. 14:3) With eternal salvation, Heb. 9:28With eternal salvation, Heb. 9:28 New heavens & new earth, 2 Pet. 3:13New heavens & new earth, 2 Pet. 3:13 Deliver kingdom to God the Father, 1 Cor. 15:24Deliver kingdom to God the Father, 1 Cor. 15:24 – Punish, Matt. 25:41; Rom. 2:5-9; 2 Ths. 1:8-9

9 9 Powerful Return Destroy material world, 2 Pet. 3:10-12Destroy material world, 2 Pet. 3:10-12 – Old material world, 2 Pet. 3:4-6 BY WATERBY WATER Perish (apollumi): “to destroy, to put out of the way entirely, abolish, put an end to, ruin, render useless” (OBGL)Perish (apollumi): “to destroy, to put out of the way entirely, abolish, put an end to, ruin, render useless” (OBGL) – Present material world, 3:7, BY FIREBY FIRE

10 10 Powerful Return Present material world, 2 Pet. 3:10-12Present material world, 2 Pet. 3:10-12 – Heavens (3:10) Pass away, perish – Elements (3:10) “the earth and its works”“the earth and its works” “Any first thing…the elements from which all things have come, the material causes of the universe” (OBGL)“Any first thing…the elements from which all things have come, the material causes of the universe” (OBGL)

11 11 Powerful Return Present material world, 2 Pet. 3:10-12Present material world, 2 Pet. 3:10-12 – Burned up (3:10) Consumed by fire – Dissolved (3:10,11,12) [luo] “to loose what is compacted or built together, to break up, demolish, destroy” (OBGL) Col. 1:17 – Melt (3:10, 12) [teko] “to make liquid…to perish or become destroyed by melting”

12 Day of the Lord Melt Heavens Earth (Elements) Burned up Dissolved Material World 2 Peter 3:10-12 GREAT NOISE FERVENT HEAT Temporary 2 Cor. 4:18 Temporary

13 13 2 Peter 3:12 Matt. 24: 42-44, Peter 3:12 Matt. 24: 42-44, Peter 3:11 1Jn3:2-3 Titus 2: Peter 3:11 1Jn3:2-3 Titus 2:11-13 What Kind of People? 2 Peter 3:11 Christians PUREPREPAREDPATIENT 2 Peter 3:13 James 5: Peter 3:13 James 5:7-11

14 14 Hebrews 9:28 1 Thess. 5:1-11 JESUS WATCH FAITH & LOVE SOBERHOPE SALVATION


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