To live and
work for the right reasons ...
Being Ready, Preparing the Way
Prophecy and the Lord's 2nd Coming
Jesus could come at any time. There is no
prophecy that needs to be fulfilled. Prophecy knowledge is not necessary to fully expect to see the
Lord Jesus Christ at any moment.
1 Pet 4:7 "But the end of all things
is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto
The end is not waiting on prophecy to be fulfilled.
* The end is at hand.
* Be ready!
Luke 12:37 "Blessed
are those servants, whom the
lord when he cometh
shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and
make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them."
Luke 12:38 "And if he shall come in the
second watch, or come in the third watch, and find
them so, blessed are those
* Will have a blessing.
* Will be a blessing.
* Will see the Lord coming (cannot predict
2 Pet 3:11
"Seeing then that all
these things shall be dissolved, what manner
of persons ought ye to be in
all holy conversation and
2 Pet 3:12 "Looking
for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God,
wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the
elements shall melt with fervent heat?"
Looking for and hastening towards the Lord.
Knowing the terror of the end, we should
live holy, tell others, and be watchingly ready.
Mat 24:42 "Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come."
Mark 13:35 "Watch
ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house
cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the
Mark 13:36 "Lest coming suddenly he
find you sleeping."
Luke 12:40 "Be
ye therefore ready
also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not."
Constant watchfulness assures:
* readiness when He comes;
* joyfulness when He comes.
He is coming soon!
There is one item which holds up the 2nd
Coming of the Lord.
is waiting on the last Gentile to be
this is accomplished Jesus will meet the Saints in the air. This
should be impetus for us to take the Gospel to the world. Find that
last person who either needs to hear it or accept it.
How can you and I make sure we live and
work for the right reasons?