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1 Revelation Seminars 8 The Rapture & Second Coming Messages from Patmos for Today!

2 Revelation Seminars 8 1.Discover how Jesus Christ will come. 2. Find out what will happen when Jesus comes. 3. Discuss the warnings concerning false-Christs and the significance of the call to be ready. objectives The Rapture & Second Coming

3 Q A Q1 What question will be asked by the desperate, panic-stricken unbelievers when they see the glorious coming of Jesus Christ? Revelation 6:17 A Who can stand? Revelation Seminars 8 In the first chapter ‘Look, he is coming in the clouds” - John In the last chapter “I am coming soon! - Jesus

4 How will Jesus Christ Return? 1 Visibly Q2 How many will see Jesus Christ coming? Revelation 1:7 A Every person Revelation Seminars 8

5 How will Jesus Christ Return? 1 Visibly 2 Gloriously Q3 From whom will wicked unbelievers endeavour to hide? Revelation 6:16 A The One on the throne & the Lamb Revelation Seminars 8

6 How will Jesus Christ Return? 1 Visibly 2 Gloriously 3 Audibly Q4 What sounds will be heard as Jesus comes? Revelation 6:12-17; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; 1 Corinthians 15:52 A The noise of earthquake & wind (mountains) The shouts of the wicked The ‘loud command’ of Jesus Revelation Seminars 8

7 Revelation Seminars 8 His coming will be visible, glorious & audible What will happen when Jesus comes?

8 1 The saved & unsaved will see Jesus come in glory 2 The saved & unsaved - rewarded when Jesus comes Q5 The coming of Jesus as King is spoken of as a special time for giving rewards. Two groups will be rewarded. What will happen to them? Revelation 11:17,18 A 1. The saints will be rewarded (deliverance) 2. The destroyers will be destroyed (damnation) Revelation Seminars 8

9 What will happen when Jesus comes? 1 The saved & unsaved will see Jesus come in glory 2 The saved & unsaved - rewarded when Jesus comes Q6 When Jesus returns, how many will receive their rewards? Revelation 22:12 A “Everyone according to what he has done” Revelation Seminars 8

10 What will happen when Jesus comes? 1 The saved & unsaved will see Jesus come in glory 2 The saved & unsaved - rewarded when Jesus comes 3 The gathering of believers will occur Q7 What sounds will be heard when Jesus comes to gather His people? 1 Thessalonians 4:16 A a loud command & the trumpet call of God Q8 What will happen to those who have died as believers? 1 Thessalonians 4:16,17 A They will be raised & caught up to meet Jesus Revelation Seminars 8

11 What will happen when Jesus comes? 1 The saved & unsaved will see Jesus come in glory 2 The saved & unsaved - rewarded when Jesus comes 3 The gathering of believers will occur Q9 What will happen to believers who are alive when Jesus comes? 1 Thessalonians 4:16,17 A They will be caught up with the resurrected ones Revelation Seminars 8

12 What will happen when Jesus comes? 1 The saved & unsaved will see Jesus come in glory 2 The saved & unsaved - rewarded when Jesus comes 3 The gathering of believers will occur 4 The unbelievers will be destroyed when Jesus comes Q10 What will happen to the wicked on the day when Jesus comes for "his holy people"? 2 Thessalonians 1:6-10 (Read 2 Thessalonians 1:3-10) A Jesus will punish those who ‘do not know God’ Q11 Who else will Jesus destroy at His glorious coming? 2 Thessalonians 2:8 A Jesus will destroy the ‘lawless one’ (antichrist) Revelation Seminars 8

13 Revelation Seminars 8 His coming will be visible, glorious & audible It is ‘the harvest’ – deliverance & destruction!

14 Warning & Counsel 1 Warnings Q12 Suppose a glorious being who claims to be Jesus Christ (fitting the Revelation 1:13-17 description) suddenly appears in your town or city or in Jerusalem - bringing fire from heaven, healing the sick, stopping wars and blessing children. How did Jesus Christ say you should react to such a being? Why? Matthew 24:26,27 A How? Do not go out to look – do not believe it! Why? (how He will come? what will happen?) Revelation Seminars 8

15 Warning & Counsel 1 Warnings 2 Counsel Q13 Is it possible to know the exact time of Jesus Christ's return? Matthew 24:36 A No Q14 What Old Testament event was used by Jesus Christ to illustrate that when He comes the second time the wicked will "be taken" in destruction and the believers delivered? Matthew 24:37-41 (Compare Luke 17:26-36.) A the flood Revelation Seminars 8

16 Revelation Seminars 8 His coming will be visible, glorious & audible Like ‘the flood’ - Jesus will not come secretly!

17 Warning & Counsel 1 Warnings 2 Counsel Q15 Jesus will come suddenly (not secretly). What counsel does Jesus have for His people? A Matthew 24:42-44 Revelation 2:10 Revelation 2:25; 3:11 Revelation Seminars 8 Be ready! Be faithful! Hold on!

18 Q true or false 1.The second coming of Jesus Christ in glory and the gathering of believers will take place at the same time. 2.Believers will be caught up when Christ comes. 3.The harvest is the “end of the world”! 4.Jesus Christ said that we should be getting ready. Q yes/no/not sure 5. If Jesus Christ were to come today, would you be read to look up and welcome Him? Revelation Seminars 8 quiz

19 My Response... Q What have you done to “be ready” to meet Jesus? What could you do to “be ready”? How do you think you could help your family and friends to “be ready” to meet Jesus? A Revelation Seminars 8 NewChurchLife Resource –

20 Revelation Seminars 8 Messages from Patmos for Today! The Rapture & Second Coming


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