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For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 6:23.
Thus God justifies us freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus;
Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in His blood. Romans 3:24, 25.
This is the foundation of the Christian’s hope.
Therefore, Nothing shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:39.
Jesus is the Lamb of God:
- which taketh away the sin of the world. John 1:29
- slain from the foundation of the world. Revelation 13:8.
Moreover, God raised Him up from the dead, and gave Him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God. 1 Peter 1:19-21.
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ…and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Romans 5:1, 2.
Christ within is the glory of God – the hope of eternal life.
While death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned, Christ hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel. Romans 5:12; 2 Timothy 1:10.
I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also. John 14:3; to complete the great work of redemption.
Question: What statement made by Jesus the night of His betrayal brought sadness to the hearts of the disciples?
Answer: John 13:33, 36, 37.
Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you.
Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.
Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.
Question: With what promise did He comfort them?
Answer: John 14:1-3
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. 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; that where I am, there ye may be also.
Question: What longing desire did He express in His prayer?
Answer: John 17:24
Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
Question: Upon what event did Jesus’ mind rest when brought to Caiaphas and scribes, and the elders?
Answer: Matthew 26:64
Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.
Question: What antediluvian prophet foretold His second coming?
Answer: Jude 14
And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints;
Question: What encouraged Job in his affliction?
Answer: Job 19:23-25
Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book!
That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth;
Question: What prophecy did David give concerning the Savior’s appearing?
Answer: Psalms 50:3
Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before Him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about Him.
Question: With what encouraging words did Isaiah bid us comfort weary souls?
Answer: Isaiah 35:3, 4
Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.
Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.
Question: What sustained Paul?
Answer: 2 Timothy 4:6-8
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Question: Who have spoken concerning the glories of our Savior’s return?
Answer: Acts 3:19-21
Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.
And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you:
Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.
Question: When Jesus returns, what will He bring with Him?
Answer: Revelation 22:12; Matthew 16:27
And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.
For 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.
Question: When He appears, what change will take place in the living righteous?
Answer: Philippians 3:20, 21
For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:
Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious body, according to the working whereby He is able even to subdue all things unto Himself.
Question: What will happen to the righteous dead?
Answer: John 5:28, 29
Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life;
Question: With what will they be clothed?
Answer: 1 Corinthians 15:51-54
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.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
Question: What glorious promise has the Lord given to comfort all in trial and sorrow?
Answer: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
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 which are asleep.
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.
Wherefore comfort one another with these words.
I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. Job 19:25.
When Christ will come the second time, to be admired in all those who believe – death shall be swallowed up in victory;
and there shall be no more crying, sorrow, pain and death. 2 Thessalonians 1:10, 1 Corinthians 15:54, Revelation 21:4.
For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. Romans 15:4.
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|Your Creator And Redeemer Longs For You – Take Him At His Word
Learn to trust in God’s love and His power to save and restore His moral image in you. The Spirit of God is pleading with you to seek for those things that alone can give you peace and rest – the grace of Christ and the joy of holiness.
Give to Christ your guilt and fear today. He can satisfy the craving of your heart. Believe the Son of God. He will receive you. He welcomes you.
His hand is stretched out still. Why wait longer?