Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
December 15, 2019
Subject
AM Sermon
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DECEMBER 15, 2019 A.M. SERVICE

 

WHEN JESUS RETURNS

I JOHN 2:21-29

 

INTRODUCTION:

  1. It is a fact that Jesus will come again; I John 2:28
  1. The New Testament is filled with verses on the subject; John 14:1-3;

Acts 1:10-11

  1. Paul’s letters affirm His second coming; I Thessalonians 5:1-6
  2. Peter tells us of His return; II Peter 3:10-15
  1. Many questions have been asked;
  1. When? Matthew 25:13
  2. What will happen when He comes? John 5:28-29; I Corinthians 15:51-55; Matthew 25:31-46 (vs. 46)
  1. Will you be ready; “When Jesus Returns”?

 

  1. WHEN JESUS RETURNS MANY WILL SUFFER SHAME: I John 2:28
  1. Some will be ashamed because they denied Him:
  1. By word of mouth; I John 2:22-23
  2. By the lives they live; II Timothy 2:15; Matthew 26:75;
  3. Revelation 3:14-22 (14-16); Titus 1:16
  1. Some will be ashamed because they were ashamed of His word; Mark 8:38
  2. Some will be ashamed because they rebelled against His teachings; II Thessalonians 1:7-9
  3. Some will be ashamed because they “trod underfoot the Son of God”;

Hebrews 10:26-31

  1. They stopped trying to live for Jesus; Revelation 2:10
  2. They turned back to the sinful ways of the world; II Peter 2:20-22
  3. They listened to seducing doctrines; I Timothy 4:1-6

 

  1. HE WILL FIND SOME WHO HAVE CONFIDENCE: I John 2:28
  1. Confidence that God will do what He says; II Peter 3:9; Matthew 25:46
  2. Confidence which comes from obedient faith; I Thessalonians 4:13-17; Confidence which is born of genuine love for God; I John 4:16-18

 

  1. THE FAITHFUL ONES WILL BE “ABIDING IN HIM”: I John 2:28
  1. To “abide in Him” one must first get into Christ; Galatians 3:26-27
  2. John’s admonition is “Abide in Him”; I John 2:28
  1. Do not depart; Hebrews 3:12
  2. Take heed to the word of God; I Timothy 4:16

 

CONCLUSION:

  1. Jesus will come again; Hebrews 9:28
  2. When Jesus Comes how will He find me?
  3. The old hymn states “Just one glimpse of Him in glory will the toils of life repay”
  1. “Are you ready for the judgment day?”